Internal Audit Manager - ESG & Operations

Marks Sattin
England, North West England
05 Jun 2024
12 Jun 2024
David Clamp
Job Title
Financial Risk
Contract Type
Full Time

Marks Sattin is currently working with an exciting organisation who are going through international growth and as such, have created a new position in the internal audit function.

Recruiting for an Internal Audit Manager supporting on ESG & Operational audits, you will be helping to contribute to satisfying external requirements and stakeholder expectations in terms of ESG performance and reporting, primarily through providing high-quality and insightful assurance over ESG related risks and associated controls.

With strong leadership and a very flexible working requirement, the function is held in high regard across the group and has continued to drive efficiencies through key risk reviews.

The role recognises that ESG matters influence all parts of the business and all colleagues, and as such the role has a necessarily broad remit touching on a wide range of ESG factors and drivers.


  • Completing Internal Audit engagements in accordance with the Internal Audit plan.
  • Providing advice and guidance to the business as required, including supporting the establishment of consistent data regimes, whilst serving as the Internal Audit business partner in relation to key areas including ESG and health and safety.
  • Reviewing ESG data, assumptions, policies, procedures, practices, and performance monitoring to assess alignment with best practice and industry requirements and identify potential improvements.
  • Develop and implement the ESG assurance framework, capturing processes to provide assurance over the accuracy, reliability, and completeness of ESG disclosures and reports.
  • Collaborating and coordinating with multiple internal functions across all three lines of defence, as well as external assurance providers.
  • Keeping updated on key developments, including regulatory, disclosure and reporting requirements, as well as emerging themes and best practice.
  • Preparing reports for key stakeholders including senior management and the board, documenting observations, findings and recommendations.

To be considered you will have:

  • Previous experience in an Internal Audit role in a Financial Services environment, with qualifications in an Internal Audit or related profession beneficial.
  • Previous experience in an ESG role - inside or outside of Internal Audit - in a Financial Services environment.
  • Strong understanding of international principles and benchmarks, and associated reporting requirements, as well as industry standards and best practice.
  • General understanding of health and safety legislation and standards.