Manager - internal audit

Perth WA

  • Key Leadership Position
  • Innovative and highly collaborative multi-disciplinary team
  • Perth CBD – modern Perth based facilities

Synergy is proud to be Western Australia’s leading energy generator and retailer. Their purpose is to lead Western Australians to their intelligent energy future by delivering energy to more than one million residential and business customers, enhancing lives and contributing to the growth of our state.

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Manager – Internal Audit will be responsible for ensuring the audit systems and processes are in place to support the business in actively managing the internal audit function with a focus on going beyond mere compliance and adding value through process improvement.

With a strong commercial focus, you will ensure the provision of independent objective assurance and consulting designed to add value and improve Synergy’s operations. Furthermore, your role will support change and implement continuous improvement in services offered and play an integral role in supporting the business’s overarching corporate vision and achievement of strategic initiatives.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Ensuring compliance with Synergy’s compliance policies and standards;
  • Maintaining and improving Synergy’s internal audit practice, framework and plan;
  • Co-ordination and execution of internal audits as per plan, through both internal/external resources;
  • Managing potential outsourcing of internal audit services to ensure efficient and effective delivery; and
  • Monitoring completion of specific actions to address identified audit issues, escalating to Synergy’s executive leadership team and board committees.

To be successful you will have experience in a similar in-house position with deep experience in internal audit in complex business environments, with a track record of effective and efficient audit management. Collaboration and effective engagement across stakeholders are critical, along with a strong customer focus and experience working with Boards in a complex regulatory environment. Demonstrable systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of audit management, control and governance processes is essential.

Synergy core values are innovation, collaboration, accountability and trust which are fully integrated in their team culture and the way they do business.

Synergy is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an equitable and diverse workforce. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of all diverse backgrounds to apply.

To apply please submit a covering letter and resume that best outlines your relevant experience and demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Applications close on 28/08/2019 at 5pm. Synergy reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process at its discretion.

Synergy AU


Posted: 14 August 2019

Will be removed: 30 August 2019

Location:  Perth, WA