Internal Auditor - Clondalkin, Dublin 22

Location Dublin
Job ref: 083216
Published: about 2 months ago

Internal Auditor - Chadwick's Support Office - Clondalkin, Dublin 22

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. The core business is through the traditional Builders Merchants division. Main brands include Chadwicks, Cork Builders Providers, Davies & Telfords. In addition, and through organic growth and acquisitions the Group have established a range of brands which are close to the core but offer a uniquely different range of products. These include Heitons Steel, Panelling Centre, Morgans Timber, Proline, Sitetech & Rooney’s Hardware.

Principle Objective

The role is to carry out internal audit functions within our businesses and to assist with the development of the Internal Audit function within Chadwicks Group. The individual will work with the existing Chadwicks Group Internal Audit Team and will report directly to the Head of Risk, Compliance & Internal Audit.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Have a good understanding of the Building Materials business and the existing processes and controls within our business.
  • Have a high level of computer literacy and the ability to handle analytical data.
  • Have a Full Clean Driving Licence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out Internal Audit Reviews including planning and execution of audit work and testing.
  • Drafting Audit Reports including findings and recommendations, agreeing implementation actions with Management and performing follow up activity on those actions.
  • Assisting with the development of the Internal Audit Programme, including identification of areas for potential further audit work and assisting with the development of the audit function.
  • Ensure that Internal Audit provides an “added value” to our branch network
  • Identifying risks in existing systems / procedures, notifying Management of those risks and assisting in improving systems / procedures.
  • Assisting with producing / revising new and existing policy and procedures documentation.
  • Ensuring compliance with Accounting Policies, Corporate Governance and legislation.
  • Liaising with Internal Control Functions of other Companies within Grafton Group.
  • Assisting with adhoc investigations, projects, reporting and presentations.

Essential Competencies

  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong Analytical skills, be process driven with a keen eye for detail
  • High level of IT literacy
  • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and enjoys working with people
  • Be flexible and willing to learn
  • Ability to work on their own and as a member of a team
  • Be willing to travel as the role will involve some travel within Ireland

Key Relationships

  • Head of Risk, Compliance & Internal Audit
  • Chadwicks Group Internal Audit Team
  • Finance Director
  • Senior Management
  • Branch Managers
  • Support Office Team
  • Group Internal Audit
  • Internal Audit/Compliance employees of other Companies within Grafton Group

Contract Type

  • Permanent
  • Full time 39 hour contract
  • Working week Monday to Friday
  • Location - Clondalkin, Dublin 22

Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Bonus Opportunity
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


DISCLAIMER: Chadwicks Group reserves the right at any time to change, delete, or add to any of the provisions of this Role Profile at its sole discretion and it is the colleagues responsibility to familiarise themselves with these changes.  Furthermore, the provisions of this Role Profile are designed by Chadwicks Group to serve as guidelines rather than absolute responsibilities and duties.