Internal Auditor


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

28/01/2022 23:45

About The Role

We're looking for an Internal Auditor to develop and execute a structured audit methodology within Head Office and Distribution Centres, ensuring that internal controls, risk management and regulatory compliance are continually challenged and maintained.

To advise management across the business on Operational and Profit Protection Compliance matters and contribute to the development of operational risk mitigation within the business. You will develop and enhance the Operational Compliance management policy, framework, systems and processes, ensuring these are adequately designed and implemented across the organisation, enabling the effective management and reporting of operational risk at all levels.

As part of the Assurance framework, conduct periodic Assurance reviews. These could be across Head Office / DC / Supply Chain. Conduct end to end reviews of key Operational and DC departments to ensure adequate controls are in place and provide appropriate recommendations to Stakeholders responsible

  • Proactively communicate changes to Stakeholders, including DC and Retail which may impact policies; business processes; management, and compliance risk management controls
  • Build and develop relationships with stakeholders across the business, adding value and enhancing the reputation of the department. By growing and embedding these relationships it will allow for more structured and commercially aligned decision making
  • In conjunction with colleagues within Stores, DC and  Profit Protection carry out a review of the high-risk product and review current weaknesses for such product and develop new secure systems. Outputs to be discussed with Stakeholders
  • Updating Risk Registers working with the business on an ongoing basis to ensure they are up to date and relevant and emerging risks are captured, This will involve meeting stakeholders to discuss risk, discussing and documenting controls and assessing adequacy of risk score
  • Ensure a robust framework is in place across the DC environment that provides the business with assurance that processes have suitable and appropriate controls
  • Ensure external factors, such as legislative changes or areas that are likely to impact Compliance are updated via own personal Learning Register (LR)

About You

  • Demonstrable commitment to developing career in assurance and risk
  • Commercially aware
  • Analytical, excellent interpersonal skills, adaptable, strategic thinker
  • Drive, resilient, and self-motivated
  • Team Player but able to work autonomously
  • Good Excel / Word / Powerpoint / Visio experience
  • Accountancy qualification, ACCA, CIMA, and/or IRA Audit compliance. 




About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 

Your place in our world

Group Assurance Manager
Internal Auditor