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Senior Internal Auditor - Low travel + Flexibility!

Five One Recruitment
Duisburg or Berlin, Germany.
€70k to €85k+ benefits. Dependent on experience and level.
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

Job Details

As part of our Global Assurance team, based in our office in Germany (multiple locations), you will be responsible for performing audits in the Company’s key operational areas (review of the organization’s processes, operations and goals) in an autonomous manner under the responsibility of the responsible audit supervisor.

Areas of operation:

Group Entities in Germany

For certain assignments, the perimeter can be extended to other countries for a limited period of time.

Main responsibilities and accountabilities:     

  1. To participate actively and lead operational audit assignments including all aspects of defining audit objectives, planning, fieldwork and reporting applying defined methodology.
  2. Analyzing and assessing business processes, evaluation of risks and internal controls system;
  3. Testing of the effectiveness of internal controls in Group entities in Germany and other European countries.
  4. Preparing audit documentation and reporting in English;
  5. Ensuring that audit projects are carried out within defined time-frame and in accordance with defined quality requirements;
  6. To participate in the preparation of reports/presentations and communicate review results to management along with process improvement recommendations;
  7. Support process and activities related to Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOx) requirements:
  8. To perform quarterly follow-up on outstanding management actions from past projects and ensure corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner; and
  9. To ensure overall quality and consistency of audit work, and adherence to department and professional standards for audits

What you’ll need

Education/qualification: Master degree

Subject: Accountancy / Economics / Business Administration / Audit

Experience: Minimum 6 years of experience in Audit in an industrial company and / or external audit firm

Languages:    German (Advanced)

                        English (Advanced)

Any further European languages, notably French, Spanish or Polish will be an advantage.

Other requirements and skills that will be an advantage:

  • Professional qualifications (Chartered Accountant, CIA, CISA) or other professional qualifications may be an advantage
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of ERP systems (mainly SAP)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in using data analytical tools (e.g. ACL, WinIdea) in Audit
  • Ability to work both in teams and individually
  • Willingness to travel, both in Germany and abroad (primarily Western Europe) (max. 20% of working time)

What we’ll offer

  • Flexible working - There is no set rule of number of days to be in the office. Some staff find it helpful to be in 4 days per week and some staff prefer to only come in for 1.
  • A professional and stimulating working environment in the world’s leading company in our industry, with various career opportunities;
  • Highly skilled and inspiring colleagues, business partners from different backgrounds. This gives us the opportunity to learn from one another;
  • High focus on personal development, knowledge exchanges, continuous improvement and teamwork;
  • An Audit function embedded in the business activity as a respected and valuable business partner;
  • An attractive remuneration with many fringe benefits;


Who are we?

Five One Recruitment specialises in recruiting specific Accounting and Finance professionals across five continents (Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.) We have years of success in these locations recruiting for some of the world's largest employers.

Who do we recruit?

  • Internal Audit professionals from entry up to Director level (Financial, Operational, IT and Forensic)
  • Financial Controllers of all levels
  • Finance Directors and CFOs

What makes us different?

Through our experience we have gained a sound understanding of what our clients and candidates needs are, even from a technical perspective, whether its an Auditor with strong operational experience or an experienced rounded Finance Director within a specific industry, we can help.

As we are not targeted like other Recruitment Agencies, we are not required to send so many CVs and make so many calls each week. This means that we can send you only the best candidates without sending other CVs with them. Our sole mission is to add value to your career and company.

Company info
+44 (0) 333 006 4444

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