IT Audit & Internal Controls Manager

3–4 days per week at home

A little flex time

Employment type
Full time

FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're a global team with a presence in all of our locations around the world. Our biggest teams are based in the UK and Portugal. Our team in Porto focuses on financial reporting and operations, while the Group Finance team in London is made up of Corporate Development, Tax, Treasury and Commercial Finance. All of our teams play an instrumental role within the business, from developing best practice, delivering strategic projects and helping us to tell our story with data.


Our office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub. Our open-plan space is ideal for collaborative working. When you're not doing what's never been done, you can enjoy a team lunch on our large outdoor terrace, or join a yoga class in our dedicated studio.


Reporting to the IT Internal Control and Audit Senior Manager, the primary focus of this position will be to assist in the following activities; planning, risk assessments, testing, documenting, reporting and validation of remediation. The IT Internal Control and Audit Manager will partner the Farfetch Technology (FTech) team, to help drive continuous improvement in the IT control environment relating to IT governance, infrastructure, operations and cybersecurity and the SOX compliance programme. You will be responsible for undertaking ITGC improvement audits as well as SOX related activities within the ITGC environment. including reviewing the work performed to determine the adequacy of internal controls over financial reporting (in both design and application). You will also lead the teams executing internal audit work and ad-hoc special projects. This highly visible role will interface with senior management on a multi-functional and multi-regional level.


  • You will use risk-based methodologies to plan and carry out testing within the scope of ITGCs to meet regulation, primarily SOX as well as other internal audit requirements.
  • You will assist in the delivery of IT SOX compliance requests which include quarterly and annual SOX reviews, internal audits and ad hoc projects.
  • You will partner with (FTech) and business management to get an understanding of the audit area and trending risks.
  • You will assist in the handling of IT control matters with internal and external parties, including FTech Management, Group Finance, External Auditors etc.
  • You will evaluate ITGCs to determine the design and operational effectiveness of controls, identify gaps, assist with remediation plans and their implementation.
  • You will assist the Head of Internal Control and Audit and IT Control and Audit Management with other aspects of the Team's responsibilities as required.


  • You hold CISA, CISSP or another relevant information systems certification
  • You have at 4+ years IT or SOX compliance audit experience
  • You possess detailed understanding of the IT audit lifecycle and the principles surrounding Test of Design and Test of Operational Effectiveness
  • You have an understanding of CoBIT 5 and/or COSO
  • You have exposure to cloud-based technologies, cybersecurity, supplier management and agile software development including assurance related activities surrounding them


  • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
  • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
  • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
  • Access to Unmind: an independent and completely confidential digital mental health platform
  • Flexible working environment and more!


  • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

Reporting to the IT Internal Control and Audit Senior Manager, the primary focus of this position will be to assist in the following activities; planning, risk assessments, testing, documenting, reporting and validation of remediation.

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3–4 days per week at home

Core hours 11 - 3