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Group Audit Business Partner

Job description

We are currently looking for an experienced Audit Business Partner to join a fast paced Audit team here at Thomas Cook Group. The key accountabilities are:

  • Assist the Group Head of Audit in all aspects of audit operations to include strategic, financial and operational risk planning, delivery and reporting
  • Undertake all aspects of audit planning to include initial communication with auditee, pre-fieldwork preparation, terms of reference, development of risk and control matrices
  • Execute risk based approach to internal audit to include all aspects of on-site fieldwork, reporting of audit findings and conclusions and completion of audit / management reporting
  • Complete audit working papers detailing results of testing, to support all findings and conclusions reached in audit work
  • Communicate audit results and performance on all areas of work to the Group Head of Audit and other senior leaders of the business
  • Communicate with senior management and track findings to ensure that control findings are understood and resolved in a timely fashion
  • Perform post transaction reviews/audits and oversee audit resource teams 
  • Work jointly with the Business in developing recommendations and plans for remediation.


Skills, know-how and experience:

  • A highly proficient, interpersonal communicator who can assist in devising and achieving practical solutions that benefit the organisation and who can express complex ideas in simple language
  • A dynamic and inspirational person - an ambassador for Enterprise Risk & Audit across the organisation
  • In depth understanding of business risk and controls
  • In depth understanding of modern internal audit techniques
  • A flexible pragmatist who gain understanding of the Thomas Cook Group strategy and structure very quickly


Technical / professional qualifications:

  • Degree level qualification.
  • Recently qualified internal audit and risk management practitioner (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, IIA or other)
  • Post qualification experience gained in practice and / or industry.
  • Strong analytical and IT capability


In return for your valuable contribution to the business, you will receive …

  • A competitive salary.
  • 23 days annual leave.
  • Exclusive last minute colleague deals with the opportunity to stay in 5* luxury at low cost expense.
  • Attractive discounts on all of our Thomas Cook holidays
  • Industry leading training
  • Contributory pension. 
  • A ‘Mychoice’ flexible benefits package giving you the chance to create a benefits package to suit you, your family and your lifestyle!!  For more information on this amazing package please visit our website

Further Information

Published at
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required