Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Vacancy Type:
31 Aug 2022
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
You will be working for a FTSE 50 company responsible for over 27,000 employees worldwide, generating annual revenue of over £2bn annually. The Group has key operations in Belgium, Australia, Gibraltar, Spain, Italy, Ireland and the UK.
The Role in a Nutshell:
As an Internal Audit Manager your primary responsibility will be to provide independent, objective assurance as to the effectiveness of the company’s control framework. This will be primarily through the delivery of the annual audit plan to the business. As such, you will be responsible for working closely with the business to deliver audits and partnering the senior executives in order to remediate any issues arising.

You will be responsible for scoping, management and execution of audit fieldwork and reporting as part of the overall management of the audit lifecycle.

The role will provide a high level of access to both senior management as well as Audit Committee and Board level as well as working closely with all areas of the business both nationally and internationally.

The Internal Audit function will provide an excellent opportunity for exposure to the entire Group and growth within this specialist discipline. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Deliver the audits assigned to you from the annual audit plan, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up. Audits could include:
    • Critical financial controls processes including balance sheet reconciliations, inter-company transactions,
    • Financial synergy deliverables
    • Taxation matters including assurance around the company’s facilitation of tax evasion compliance framework or permanent establishment framework management
    • Regulatory compliance processes
    • GDPR and data privacy management
    • HR and payroll management
    • Marketing and operations processes
    • In-flight and completed strategic projects
  • Contribute to testing as part of a joint audit team with the IT audit function concerning integrity and accuracy of financial systems
  • Contribute to the identification and documentation of risk in the audit universe
  • Participate in multi-person audit teams on larger audit assignments
  • Lead cross-disciplinary or multi-auditor engagements, acting as manager for the audit
  • Ensure that all audit work is completed against agreed quality standards within the specified time frames and budget
  • Create high quality, value-adding commercially focused reports identifying areas of deficiency with clear and concise recommendations
  • Partner the business in remediating any issues identified, exploring possible solutions with the key stakeholders and following through to agree action plans and obtain regular updates on the progress of those plans
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently and support other ad hoc projects as they arise
  • Act as a mentor for other members of the audit team, up-skill and cross-train other auditors in various audit disciplines (Financial, IT/Systems, Operations)
  • Develop long term working relationships with key business stakeholders and within the IA and other commercial functions


 What we need from you:

  • Degree qualified with at least a 2:1 (preference given to finance or accountancy related subjects)
  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or IIA qualified with 3+ years experience
  • Experienced auditor (internal/external)
  • Additional qualifications would be beneficial (CIIA, CISA)
  • Ability to be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong core audit skills, knowledge of IIA professional standards and understanding of up-to-date auditing methodologies and concepts
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Experience with data driven auditing & analytical reviews
  • Highly motivated, honest, approachable and collaborative individual
  • Strong communications skills; clear and concise communicator (written and oral)
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working within a large, complex, multinational organisation with familiarity with the risk, control and governance structure
What you'll get in return:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Entry into our group bonus scheme
  • Pension provision
  • 25 days annual leave as standard
  • Rewards package including significant discounts to many retail and high street stores
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Additional benefits including childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.