Mars UK • London, London, United Kingdom

Global IT Audit Senior Manager

2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

IT Audit Senior Manager

Location: Paddington, UK

Hybrid Working- 50%

Travel Globally up to 20%

Our Global IT Audit Senior Manager plans manages, and delivers high-quality, complex audits of global programs, risk areas, or initiatives, working around complex technology and application environments and across different business processes. The Global IT Audit Senior Manager is responsible for providing input to the Internal Audit (IA) annual risk assessment and audit plan, which evaluates the adequacy of the IT control environment across the company. In addition, the Global IT Audit Senior Manager will actively support strategy development and execution and support the Global IT Audit Senior Director in preparing and delivering insights and presentations to global stakeholders, including Segment/Corporate leadership, and the Audit Committee, as needed. The Global IT Audit Senior Manager will also support IT Audit Senior Director in coordination of the team’s work.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, finance, accounting, or similar field and preferably possessing a CISA, CPA, or CIA certificate or equivalent.
  • The successful candidate must have solid IT audit experience, with demonstrable experience within a major accounting or IT consulting firm.
  • Extensive knowledge of contemporary IT risk management and control techniques and control frameworks, including IT SOX compliance.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current IT security, risks, and trends.
  • Highly skilled in managing complex, global audits.
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Extensive SAP knowledge is required.
  • Working internationally (multi-cultural experience) and experience in managing small teams.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Additional language skills are highly preferred.
  • Experience auditing consumer packaged goods or other manufacturing companies is highly preferred.
  • Practical experience applying data analytics, including data engineering, and data visualization, as well as programming, scripting, and/or SQL is preferred.
  • Ability to travel to up to 20% to domestic and/or international locations.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Manages and delivers high-quality, complex audits of global programs, risk areas, or initiatives, working around complex technology and application environments and across different business processes, including the following: setting up a “picture of success”, establishing and managing project milestones, aligning deliverables with key stakeholders, presenting outputs, and acting upon feedback.
  • Supports the development of the IT annual audit plan, and is responsible for supporting the Global IT Audit Senior Director in timely, phased execution.
  • Required to perform quality reviews over work papers and reports and drive consistency across regions by executing uniform Internal Audit (IA) initiatives. Also, ensure timely report completion.
  • Engages in key global initiatives that assist with bringing quality and efficiency improvements to Internal Audit (IA).
  • Oversees the development of IT audit work programs to provide coverage across new IT risk areas being audited.
  • Develop relationships and partners with other internal (e.g., Information Security, Privacy) and external groups via individual and group touchpoints to further develop/improve the IT controls environment and standards across Mars.
  • Provides and assists in training, coaching, and guidance to fellow internal audit Associates in conducting audits and other audit-related issues, as well as engaging and developing them to their maximum potential.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose-driven company, where we’re striving to build the world, we want tomorrow.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry-competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.



Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022

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