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Group Internal Audit Supervisor

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Ireland, IE

Company: Glanbia


Glanbia plc


Group Internal Audit Supervisor

An opportunity has arisen for a Group Internal Audit Supervisor. This is a permanent position and will report to the Group Internal Audit Manager. This position will be expected to play a leading role in the delivery of the Internal Audit plan and in driving regulatory and Group policy compliance across the organisation. The role offers an excellent career development opportunity, within a high growth oriented organisation, for an ambitious, business focused individual.



While likely to be initially working remotely due to current restrictions, the base location of the role will be Citywest, Dublin 24 OR Kilkenny, upon return to the workplace with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.



Our Purpose & Values

At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.



Key Elements of the Role

  • Leading business unit reviews/audits in accordance with the Group Internal Audit plan under the following main headings:
    • Review adequacy of internal controls and management reporting systems;
    • Assess effectiveness and efficiency of business and administration procedures; and
    • Review compliance with group policies and procedures.
  • Developing a thorough understanding of the Group’s operations in order to identify and monitor the key risks facing the Group.
  • Delivering scheduled assignments, at times individually and at times as part of a larger engagement team in accordance with the Group Internal audit plan.
  • Presenting findings to local management, drafting Internal Audit reports and, where appropriate, negotiating changes to existing procedures.
  • Performing ad-hoc projects as directed by the Group Head of Internal Audit or Group IA Manager.




  • Degree in relevant discipline: Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Science or Engineering preferred.
  • Fully qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA and/or CIA with 4-8 years post qualification experience, preferably trained in a Big 4 accountancy practice.



Skills & Experience

  • Good commercial acumen and well-developed IT skills with an ability to work at times on own initiative and/or as part of a team.
  • SAP & FMCG experience – highly desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in Internal Audit will be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience using data analytic tools highly desirable.
  • Experience using TeamMate (or similar audit management software) is desirable, but not essential.
  • Experience of managing or leading a team.
  • Comprehensive understanding of risk and internal control methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to deliver in a collaborative and diverse work environment with colleagues in multiple locations.



  • Excellent oral, report writing and presentation skills.
  • The ability to contribute well in a team environment and to present independently to Senior Management within the organisation.
  • Strong attention to detail, with sound judgment ability and unquestionable integrity required.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively challenge and influence Business Unit management.
  • Flexibility – the role will provide a great opportunity for the right candidate to travel, up to 30%, primarily but not exclusively, to US destinations. Travel will occur in due course when the company deems it safe to travel & as per internal travel guidelines.
  • The role also offers the potential to re-locate to our US offices in Chicago to work alongside our US based Internal Audit team.




At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.