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Internal Audit Manager

DLA Piper
Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The role

DLA Piper understands that you're building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential. To explore the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development.

That's our commitment. This is your opportunity.

As part of the firm's strategy to grow and further internationalise our risk group, we have a new opportunity for an experienced Internal Audit Manager based in either Melbourne or Sydney.

Working closely with our Internal Audit leadership, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of internal audits and reviews and overseeing audit activity in accordance with the Internal Audit Plan, providing assurance on the design and effectiveness of the firm's internal controls and processes, including compliance with internal policies and procedures across the international firm.

As part of an integrated international team, you will benefit from working in a collaborative and flexible environment, with access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award-winning international development forum designed to support you in reaching your full potential.

If you're a high-performing Internal Audit Manager looking for a role where you can drive real change to deliver the exceptional, we want to hear from you.

Together, we can make business better. Apply now and be part of our future.

  • Working in collaboration with the Head of Internal Audit and Senior Internal Audit Manager to develop the annual risk-based Internal Audit Plan for the international firm
  • Scoping and delivering individual audit reviews across the international firm ensuring technical excellence and a practical/business driven approach. This includes the identification of risks and controls and drafting of audit tests to address audit objectives
  • Testing and monitoring compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as best practice, applicable laws and regulations across the international Firm
  • Developing effective relationships with partners, fee earners and business services teams and working closely with key business stakeholders

  • A qualified audit professional (ACA / ACCA / CIA) with a minimum 5 years' direct internal or external audit experience (ideally from an Accounting Firm) with experience in the definition and delivery of firm-wide Internal Audit Plans
  • Be comfortable operating in sometimes ambiguous situations, working across time zones and demonstrating a flexible and collaborative working approach
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy building and maintaining meaningful relationships both within and outside the firm, effectively influencing change

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
  • Be Supportive - we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone's voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that's why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people - however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.

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