Head of Internal Audit


Kindred is one of the World's largest online gaming businesses with 11 brands which in turn serve over 21 million customers globally.   As a result of an internal move, we're looking for a Head of Internal Audit to join the corporate function, with the role being based in Wimbledon. The right candidate will support the Audit Committee and Board in further developing our internal audit function, currently three people,  defining the scope of reviews and reporting both the results of reviews and follow-up procedures.


While the role is independent of the Finance function and senior management, for operational purposes the Head of Internal Audit will have a "dotted line" report direct to the Chief Financial Officer. 


Your responsibilities: 


  • Acting as the primary liaison with the audit committee, in doing so, helping shape Kindred's audit plan
  • Responsible for employing sufficient resources, including managing a team of internal auditors and external consultants to execute on the audit plan.
  • Support the Board and Executive management group to ensure that business risks within the Kindred Group are identified, properly managed and, whenever possible, turned into opportunities.
  • Performing reviews, in-depth analysis and suggesting improvements for important business areas to ensure that Kindred is controlling risk exposures effectively through good internal controls as well as maximising operational efficiency.


Kindred prides itself on being a collaborative and personable environment; as such the key challenge for this role is to have the ability to build strong peer networks whilst retaining the integrity to think independently and without bias.


We're looking for someone with the following skills, knowledge and experience


  • Circa 8 years' relevant experience with a solid understanding of Kindred Group's operations. 
  • Experience of developing internal audit processes and controls as well as experience in working with risk management
  • Ideally have a background in external audit within a large firm and have experience of working with similar businesses to Kindred or other online commercial companies
  • Good knowledge about the IIA standards and practices and COSO Internal Control and Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Confidence to operate at Board and Senior management level throughout the business in different countries and environments
  • Demonstrated experience in building and managing effective teams
  • Business-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • You must have strong people skills and work well in groups and can take an independent responsibility to develop and improve the risk management and Audit area
  • You are structured and have the ability to initiate change, drive projects and be focused on delivering value to the company


Education / Qualifications / Professional Certificates


  • Personal certification such as CIA, is advantageous
  • Relevant university degree


Application process


To apply for this role click on the "Apply for this role" button and complete the short web form, please add a covering letter explaining your motivations for applying and your salary expectations.  Our recruitment team will be in touch shortly.


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Kindred House, 17-25 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 3SE
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25 Days Holiday
Private Medical
Wellbeing Allowance
Maternity/Paternity leave
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3 days CSR leave
Anniversary awards
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