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Financial Auditor

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Date: 10-Jun-2022

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Discovery is at the centre of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores. We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners.With variety comes plenty of surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Are you ready to Discover Different?




Job Summary
Based in out Watford Home Office, this position is focused on supporting the wider TJXE business with an aim to improving compliance in the TJXE control environment and mitigating the risk of material misstatement in the published financials.


Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in scoping activities to identify key risk areas for audit.
  • Where appropriate, design tailored procedures and execute audit projects in an efficient manner.
  • Identify relevant, scalable recommendations based on both reportable and non-reportable audit findings
  • Own the communication of audit findings and recommendations to members of the European and Corporate SLT.
  • Deliver high quality audit reports (clear, concise, insightful).
  • On larger projects, direct daily activities of assigned auditors, monitor work progress, provide guidance and adjust assignments as necessary. 
  • Inform the Audit Manager of audit progress and potential time constraints on a regular basis.
  • Perform controls testing and substantive audit work to a standard that may be relied upon by the external auditors for the statutory financial audit. 
  • Perform audits of PCs, CDCs and Outside Storage facilities in partnership with Loss Prevention and Distribution as required.
  • Promote the off-price concept by recommending changes to audit department processes and policies where appropriate.
  • Participate in and contribute to the training of auditors in Europe, US and Canada.
  • Support and guide the business through the implementation of key IT systems.
  • Perform year-end physical inventories.


Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • ACA, ACCA, CISA or equivalent qualification is required.
  • 3 years of experience in a Big Four public accounting firm desirable.
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle is advantageous.
  • This position involves 10% - 40% travel, including international travel.
  • Strong understanding of internal controls testing, experience of Sarbanes-Oxley is desirable.
  • Excellent communication, computer, and written skills a must.
  • Excellent project management skills required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Proficiency in German or Polish is advantageous.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with all levels of an organisation.
  • Experience performing IT audits is not essential but would be a bonus.

Come and Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.


We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role. It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation.


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