Senior Internal Auditor, Dublin, Ireland

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Role: Senior Internal Auditor



Mercury is a European Contractor that builds and manages complex engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. Our determination and focus enable us to deliver leading-edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors including Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, Technical Support Services (TSS), Data Centre Facility Management, Healthcare & Building Services. Mercury employs over 2,600 people across over 10 locations in Europe and had an overall turnover of €1bn in 2020. Mercury employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education, and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

The successful candidate will join one of Ireland’s leading engineering companies where they will contribute to the development of the function from day one. The Senior Internal Auditor will hold a highly visible role within the company and will have access to senior management across the organisation.

  • Proactively plan and lead internal audit assignments across numerous high-profile projects
  • Liaise with senior management to agree audit findings and guide management on appropriate remediation plans
  • Proactively review and ensure policies and procedures are fully adhered to across the business
  • Promote a strong culture of internal controls and best practice
  • Develop and maintain relationships with senior management across the business
  • Actively contribute to the development of the internal audit and compliance function
  • Carry out special project work as required by the Board and Audit Committee



  • Qualified Accountant or equivalent
  • 3+ years PQE in an audit or multinational environment
  • Experience in leading internal audit assignments, controls testing and substantive testing
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and ability to work with initiative essential
  • Experience in the construction industry a distinct advantage but not necessary
  • Experience of SAP and/or Data Analytics tools would be beneficial
  • Ability to travel to European locations (approx. 10% - 20% travel)

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