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Financial Auditor

Variety and Challenge.

Growth and Opportunity.

In the retail business, we move fast.

We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating.

And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity.

Explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the world’s leading off-price retailer of clothing and homeware worldwide.

Our retail chains include TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada.

In 2016, TJX had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 shops and 235,000 Associates.

As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Job Summary

This position will be based in our European Corporate Home Office located in Watford, UK.

Key Responsibilities

•Participate in pre-audit surveys, assemble and analyse operational and financial data and identify areas for subsequent audit.

Design and prepare specific audit programmes for use by the audit team and estimate time requirements.
•Review and evaluate all completed work, findings and recommendations for accuracy, adequacy and presence of sufficient supporting documentation.
•On larger projects, may direct daily activities of assigned auditors, monitor work progress, provide guidance and adjust assignments as necessary.
•Inform the Audit Manager of audit progress on a regular basis.
•Perform controls testing and substantive audit work to a standard that may be relied upon by the external auditors for their statutory financial audit.
•May function as lead on some projects.
•May assist in training other auditors on specific audit areas.
•Consult with Audit Manager and Senior Management on problem areas and recommend appropriate commercially practical control improvements to manage these risks.
•Identify opportunities for cost savings.
•Recommend changes to audit programme, audit department policies and procedures.
•Deliver high quality audit reports (clear, concise, insightful).
•Perform special ad-hoc projects including IT-related audits, as required.
•Perform year-end physical inventories.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

•ACA, ACCA, CISA or CIA qualifications are preferred.
•3 years of experience in a Big Four public accounting firm.
•Very good knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles.
•Working knowledge of Oracle is desired.
•This position involves up to 20% travel, including some international travel.
•Strong understanding of internal controls testing, including experience of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
•Excellent communication, computer, and written skills a must.
•Excellent project management skills required.
•Fluency in English is requ...

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