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Job Description

Job Description:

IT Audit Manager

Location: Paddington, UK

Salary: £60,000-£75,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Hybrid Working- 50% Hub Site

Up to 30% Travel

As the IT Audit Manager, you will perform complex-level professional IT internal audit work across all Mars segments (Mars Wrigley, Mars Petcare, Mars Food and Nutrition & Mars Global Services). You will steer and conduct IT audit projects; provide consulting services to the organization’s management and staff; and provide key input to the development of the risk-based annual internal audit plan.

What are we looking for?

  • IT audit experience with a “Big 4” accounting or IT consulting firm.
  • Audit or project experience related to data privacy or information security.
  • SAP experience is strongly preferred.
  • Data analytics experience is preferred.
  • Experience auditing consumer packaged goods or other manufacturing companies is desirable.
  • IT SOX compliance experience is highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, finance, accounting or a similar field and preferably possessing or working towards a CISA, CPA or CIA certificate.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Identify and evaluate the organization’s technology audit risk areas and provide key input to the development of the risk-based annual internal audit plan.
  • Perform audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing, and evaluating evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures.
  • Conduct interviews, review documents, and prepare working papers.
  • Identify, develop, and documents IT audit issues and recommendations for improvement using self-judgment concerning areas being reviewed.
  • Communicate or assist in communicating the results of IT audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to senior management.
  • Develop and maintain productive team-oriented relationships within the team and across the organization through contacts and group meetings.
  • Coaching and consulting business units, MGS, and Corporate on governance, risks, and controls.
  • Directing or contributing to regional or global Internal Audit (IA) initiatives that focus on governance and control improvement or IA-internal processes.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers.
  • Represent internal auditing on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations.

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, today.
  • 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

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

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
Awards & Achievements
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