Internal Audit & Compliance Specialist

Switzerland (CH)
14 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Employer Sector
Healthcare & Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

My client is a large pharmaceutical giant based out of Switzerland; they require a

Senior Internal Audit and Compliance Specialist. The role is strictly within internal

audit but includes a heavy focus on operational audit and local compliance tasks. This

position has come about as a result of heavy expansion. This leading pharmaceutical

corporation has a strong track record of promoting its' Internal Auditors into a core

business function so future opportunities are a plenty.

The key responsibilities of the role will involve attending meetings with auditees to

develop an understanding of the business processes and travelling to different sites to

meet relevant staff and obtain documents and information. The role will also involve

researching and assessing how well risk management processes are working and

recording the specific results. Risk assessments will be carried out on key business

activities and guidance should be given as a result. Relevant support and guidance

should be provided by the successful candidate on how to handle potential new

opportunities for the business. 

An ideal candidate would have in excess of four years' experience within an audit

function. The incoming Senior Internal Auditor must carry or be working towards an

appropriate audit or accounting certification (CIA, ACCA, ACA, CFA), and must

have proven an ability to mentor junior staff in the past. This is a 40% travel role.

Fluency in German and English is essential.

This vacancy represents a strong opportunity to make a step up in a career and work

for one of the largest German fastest growing pharmaceutical companies. There is an

excellent base salary structure on offer, subject to experience. Moreover the benefits

package is fantastic, including a healthy pension contribution. Candidates should call

Ciaran Dunne (Internal Audit | Commerce & Industry) at Citrus Global | Finance.