Job Description

Renishaw plc is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join our evolving Internal Audit function, working closely with the Group Internal Audit Manager to develop the team as well as planning and delivering audits of our overseas subsidiaries and UK functions. Internal Audit has a vital role in our market-leading FTSE 250 business, and so we’re looking for an experienced and innovative auditor to help drive us forwards. You’ll also be a great communicator as you’ll be working closely with senior stakeholders, including board members, as well as with our international finance teams.


  • Plan and deliver financial audits of our group companies, with c15% international travel as most of our subsidiaries are overseas

  • Discuss and agree findings and recommendations with management

  • Prepare audit reports for each audit undertaken, and follow-up on the status of recommendations with local management and other relevant stakeholders such as Group Finance, Group Legal Services etc

  • Assist in the development of the annual internal audit plan, identifying key and emerging risks and ensuring that the work programmes are updated to reflect these

  • Assist in the preparation of reports for the Audit Committee

  • Identify and implement improvements in the Internal Audit function

  • Support the team’s increasing use of data analytics

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and working groups with other Corporate Services teams

Key requirements

  • Accounting or audit qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIA / CCAB) is preferred, but applications from QBE candidates with strong technical skills are also encouraged

  • Strong interpersonal skills, as you’ll be working with stakeholders at all levels in a variety of functions and cultures

  • Strong report writing skills

  • Pragmatic, commercial and robust

  • Willing and able to travel within the UK (occasionally) and overseas (approximately 20%)

  • Good awareness of best practice approaches to risk management and internal controls

  • Strong Excel skills and proficient in the use of MS Office

  • Data analytics experience would be beneficial including use of Power BI

Desirable requirements

  • Experience of auditing large international groups

  • Experience of auditing manufacturing businesses

  • Experience of operational and non-financial audits, as we continue to expand the scope and scale of Internal Audit work

Person specification

  • Experience of auditing large international groups

  • Experience of auditing manufacturing businesses

  • Experience of operational and non-financial audits, as we continue to expand the scope and scale of Internal Audit work


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites)

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a Homeworking policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance Policy of 4 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

Please click here for further information about our benefits.

At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

Please click here for further information about diversity and inclusion at Renishaw.

Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R5674 Senior Internal Auditor (Open)


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