Internal Audit Manager | EMEA
Department: Internal Audit
Work location position: Siegen or Emsdette,
Remote working – 1 day in the office.
Direct reports: None
- Internal: All departments
- External: External auditors (PwC), other relevant service providers
We are working with a Swedish manufacturer whose core business is climate, hygiene, sanitation, food
and beverage applications within the RV, marine, and automotive industry.
Scope of the role:
The EMEA region covers 30-35 entities
Currently the Global Director of Audit sits in Sweden and each region have their own Auditor so 3 in
total. There are plans to increase the team members in the coming year/s. Each team covers its own
geographic location (APAC, Americas and EMEA)
You can expect travel between 25-35%.
Usually in one month you will only be travelling 1 week- but occasionally there may be a request to
travel to an entity abroad (South Africa for eg) so this may take a little longer but this will be
seldom. Travel will mostly include Europe- Itlay, France, Nordics, and Spain. Most of the entities
however are in Germany (3).
English is a must and you must be fluent German or in the very least be able to read German
This role profile is not exhaustive; it will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet
the changing needs of the business.
Internal Audit Manager
The overall objective with the Internal Audit Function is to act as an independent Assurance
to the Board of Directors (Audit Committee) and to support Group Senior Management as
independent Business Advisor, in accordance with the Internal Audit Charter (Instruction) approved
by the Board of Directors. The Internal Audit organization is governed and lead by the Chief
Audit Executive based in their Global Head Office in Sweden.
Internal Audit analyzes and evaluates the performance of selected organization’s financial,
operational, and managerial process systems to identify risks, areas for improvement and to
provide reasonable assurance that the organizations comply with all relevant regulations, laws, and
Scope of the role:
? Geographical scope: EMEA
? Employee responsibility: No.
? Cost responsibility / own budget: No.
Main accountabilities and responsibilities:
? Conduct defined audits independently and with integrity in line with International IIA
Standards: plan, organize and schedule own workload so that audit activities are completed
accurately and on time, including selected follow-up to secure implementation of
committed corrective actions.
? Collect, examine, analyze and verify information about the organization’s systems and
processes by reviewing manuals, policies, reports, financial statements, and other written
materials, and by interviewing organizational members where required.
? Develop recommendations for changes to processes and systems that will minimize risk,
improve performance and productivity and ensure that the organization complies with all
relevant regulations, laws, and standards.
? Prepare audit reports that accurately document the audit process and its findings in a way
that ensures that the content is understood by the receiver.
? Assists in conducting fraud and corruption investigations
? Participate in projects, advisory missions and conferences to increase control awareness.
Purpose & Scope of role/Key responsibilities
? Background from Internal Audit (preferred) or “Big 4” audit firm
? Considerable work experience Minimum(7+ years)- from an Industry experience
? Strong sense for Integrity that comes with an Internal Audit position.
? Good communication skills enabling communication with all levels of the organization and
on matters that may be complex and sensitive. Ability to negotiate mainly internally.
? Good financial understanding and Good business understanding
? Fluent in English and German speech and writing is a must
? Understanding of another regional language(s) and cultural skills
? Self-starter and self-driven personality
? Strong knowledge of internal controls and audit techniques
? Networker – ability to build up broad internal network which will increase effectiveness of
? Working knowledge of ERP systems preferable.
? Knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
? University Degree (or equivalent with relevant practice)
? Strong personality with high level of integrity
? Ability to represent Internal audit towards other stakeholders and communicate the
complex combination of:
o Personal integrity
o Business understanding
o Audit purpose and risk assessment
? Team player (despite being the only person in the department) who thrives at having the
independence of the Internal audit function but still being an integral part of the team.
? Ability to interact with regional senior management and Head office in Sweden
? Ability to interact with local management during audit assignments
? Ability to make professional judgments as part of the daily work
? Ability to communicate to employees and senior management
? Ability to build and maintain internal organizational network.
For full details on this position, please send your CV and application to email@example.com.