Internal Auditor Manager – Dublin


Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
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09 February 2024



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About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.

CRH is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and in Europe.

Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.

Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.

Learn more about us through the following Link.

Position Overview
The Purpose of the Internal Audit Manager role is to ensure audit assignments are successful, run smoothly and result in minimizing risk and exposure for CRH following CRH methodology. The IA Manager leads the audit team on assignment and manages team members’ performance to deliver on short- and long-term objectives by creating an engaged team, a work environment that promotes trust and mutual respect and maximizing team members’ potential. Travel will be a key part of the role, circa 40%, and hybrid working will be accommodated with in a flexible manner in line with local office guidelines.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

-Deliver and manage assigned elements (planned and ad hoc) of the function’s agenda to ensure objectives are achieved within the required timeframes
-Deliver/ actively participate in projects (either functional or across a wider CRH remit) in order to achieve defined project objectives
-Manage the delivery of support, advisory and assurance services to the business to ensure the development of a robust control framework across all aspects of the organization
-Manage the scheduling and deployment of talent across the organization to achieve the annual workplan 
-Support and provide assurance on the roll out of technical standards, relevant legislative requirements,internal policies and guidance to ensure compliance is achieved across all aspects of the organization
-Leverage technology to optimise the effectiveness and efficiency of the function
-Manage on-going relationships with key internal stakeholders to understand pending/ on-going and emerging risks and developments across the business, both in- and outside of the audit process
-Facilitate training sessions as required to support the understanding of SOX requirements and to embed the roll out of internal control developments and initiatives across the business
-Utilise and develop Data Analytic techniques for audit testing.
-Lead and manage employees to ensure the successful execution of current and future organizational goals:
-Be responsible for all people management-related activities
-Be responsible for team members’ safety
-Align company & individual goals, track performance and coach for development
-Utilize and maximize team members’ potential
-Attract, develop, and retain employees
-Motivate & inspire team members
-Create an engaged workforce and a team environment based on trust and mutual respect

Individual Competencies
Manages people – delivers audit plan: Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done

-Coordinates and integrates the work of others to avoid duplication of effort
-Delegates responsibility and conveys clear expectations to others, Monitors others’ progress
-Intervenes appropriately to remove obstacles
Manages people – Attracts and Develops: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs

-Actively promotes opportunities within the function
-Gains an understanding of candidates’ strengths and weaknesses
-Pursues and attracts talented candidates (both internal and external) for key roles
-Coaches direct reports to ensure that positive performance is acknowledged and to ensure that underperformance is highlighted and addressed in a timely manner
-Provides timely and necessary feedback to develop team members
-Recommends developmental activities and stretch assignments to others
Manages People – Drives results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

-Pushes others to achieve results
-Leads others to persist despite setbacks or obstacles
-Fosters a sense of urgency in the team for reaching goals and meeting deadlines
-Drives a track record of success for the team
Manages Stakeholders: Engages with and actively manages key relationships – both internal and external

-Actively identifies stakeholders and builds relationships with them
-Regularly meets with both internal and external stakeholders
-Proactively Looks to identify opportunities to further strengthen stakeholder relationships
-Demonstrates flexibility and agility in managing stakeholders
-Develops and projects a positive image for the IA function with stakeholders
Business Acumen – Decision quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organisation moving forward, which drives innovation and collaboration.

-Holds others accountable for making sound decisions that comply with policies and standards
-Is willing and able to make tough decisions and move them forward, even if they are unpopular
-Strikes the right balance between accepting workable solutions and pushing for better alternatives
-Synthesizes information, experience, and various inputs to determine the best course of action
-Anticipates big and small picture risks
-Keep abreast of external trends in both IA and Industry
-Looks to develop innovative ideas to drive IA forward and present new solutions to business.

Key Functional Competencies
You possess the following: 

-Advanced understanding and working knowledge of risk, governance and internal controls requirements/ good practice
-Relevant Finance or IT qualification
-Relevant industry knowledge (building materials, construction, manufacturing)
-Fluent English (verbal and written)
-Strong analysis and problem solving skills with excellent attention to detail
-Relevant experience of utilising and developing Data Analytic techniques for audit testing.
-Ability to provide commercially focused recommendations (having consideration for good practice in place elsewhere in the Group) that allow the business to drive forward
-In depth knowledge of relevant Group/ Divisional procedures, policies and guidelines
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills with good conflict management and resolution skills
-Solid coaching and delegation skills
-Solid project management skills with an ability to prioritise relevant tasks and network and influence multiple stakeholders

Critical Experiences

-5+ year PQE audit/ accounting or equivalent business experience (at manager level or above)
-Leading large/complex functional projects with a view to improving control and governance standards
-Reporting to and working with mid/senior level management on internal control related matters
-Managing, developing and mentoring a diverse high performing team
-Participation in a functional/cross-functional/team projects and lead project supporting teams
What CRH Offers You

-A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

-Highly competitive salary package

-Comprehensive secondary benefits

-Significant contribution to your pension plan

-Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

-Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.

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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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