Financial Controls Auditor


Job ref: 13077

Job Type: Finance

Location: Belfast

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: 17 December 2022

Financial Controls Auditor

Musgrave is one of the Europe’s most successful family-owned businesses with a 140-year heritage in food and brand innovation, supporting communities across the island of Ireland and Spain.  

Every day we feed one in three people in Ireland through 11 market leading food and beverage brands that include SuperValu, Centra, Frank and Honest and Musgrave MarketPlace.  

We support thousands of retail and foodservice family businesses who live and work in the heart of the communities they serve.    

We are committed to becoming the most trusted and sustainable business in Ireland and we are making changes across the company to make sure that happens.  We want to make a positive impact on the world and we will support our suppliers and customers to make a difference too.  

Our people are the heart of our business. As our greatest asset, they make Musgrave a great place to work and in return we aim to be the very best place to work, grow and thrive. We are currently recruiting for a Financial Controls Auditor to join our Internal Controls Management team.

This role includes responsibility for all company owned stores, cash and carry sites (MarketPlace), Drinks Inc and central offices and distribution centres in Northern Ireland and will require travel throughout Northern Ireland.

The role will support the business to protect company resources (cash, stock etc.) by achieving full compliance with standard operating procedures and other external/regulatory/legal compliance requirements and also provide assurance to the divisional board that key controls are in place and operating in a satisfactory manner across the MNI business including the company owned store estate. The main responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the development and rollout of agreed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and controls across the business to ensure risk is appropriately managed
  • On-going review and updating of SOPs and controls in line with changes to business processes
  • Assist the Internal Control Manager with the development and implementation of appropriate audit processes to ensure the MNI business is compliant with all internal and external compliance requirements including SOPs, legal, regulatory and group policies
  • Carry out audits across the MNI business in accordance with the agreed audit plan
  • Co-ordination and management of the reporting of issues arising including ensuring timely and appropriate responses from management and ensuring appropriate action plans are developed and implemented
  • Assist the Internal Control Manager in the preparation and presentation of reports as required for periodic management and board meetings, reporting to Musgrave Group etc.
  • Work with HR and Operations to ensure store colleagues are fully trained in all areas of compliance and accurate, up to date records are maintained 
  • Monitoring of cash balances (including floats, ATM balances and Post Office cash) to ensure agreed limits are adhered to and insurance limits are not breached
  • Work with the company owned, warehouse and cash and carry teams to ensure delivery of financial KPIs e.g. cash overs/shorts, waste, reductions, shrink/stock loss, including responsibility for weekly cash KPI reporting for the company owned estate


The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • At least 1 year’s internal control/audit/risk experience
  • Experience within the retail/wholesale industry or a fast-paced commercial business
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong people skills
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite with proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel
  • Full Driving License


  • Part Qualified Accountant
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and offer practical solutions

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