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Senior Internal Audit Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Marylebone

Job Title:                Senior Internal Audit Manager
Location:                Marylebone, UK – Hybrid, with working from home options available
Compensation:      Attractive salary + benefits
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF 47125

Let’s meet goals together


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Audit Manager.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)

The Senior Audit Manager role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit.


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers.


The role

The difference our new Senior Audit Manager will make

As a Senior Audit Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll provide independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve BIG operations. You’ll do this by delivering an objective evaluation of the existing internal financial, non-financial, and risk controls.  


Day to day, you’ll manage performance of all audit assignments review workpapers, audit reports and edit audit reports prepared by the internal IA team and any external IA reports.  You’ll schedule, plan audits and assess risk, supporting in developing audit direction.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role requires weekly travel to London office 2 days a week alongside home working arrangements. There will also be up to 40% travel to other sites for audits as required, as well as a small amount of International travel (if required).


Essential experience

•    Demonstrable experience of audit, risk and control experience
•    Recognised professional qualification i.e. Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is desirable
•    Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), actuarial qualifications or Certified Information System Auditor will be of added advantage
•    Experience in the Defence sector and experience in data analytics will be of added advantage 
•    Proactive mind set in understanding the overall business needs and changes. You'll have ability to demonstrate analytical thinking, sound judgement and attention to detail
•    Must hold or have ability to obtain SC security clearance


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Pension members – death in service 4 times base salary
•    Paternity – 2 full weeks pay
•    Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay – 13 weeks SMP
•    CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service – 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus – 52 weeks full pay
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 6th October 2022


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