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Senior Operational Auditor a.i. - Via Michael Page Risk & Compliance

Locatie: Netherlands

Due to company/team expansion/growth and upcoming IIA certification the Internal Audit team needs an experienced operational auditor to help with the department.

  • Leading and coaching (international) Internal Audit team
  • Professionalising and rising profile of Internal Audit with int. organisation

About our client:
International Retailer

Tasks and responsibilities:
Audit planning and execution

  • Prepares a risk based internal audit plan for selected business domains across all entities and countries of operation
  • Independently plans and prepares Internal Audit activities across all entities and countries of operation, where applicable supported by outsourced service providers
  • Independently executes Internal Audits for the international entities within the group
  • Coaches the Jr. Internal Auditors in execution of Internal Audits
  • Reviews sections of audit work prepared by the Jr. Internal Auditors and performs a peer review on sections of audit work prepared by the Sr. Internal Auditor
  • Discusses preliminary findings and recommendations with operational management
  • Advices operational management on request or based on own initiative on enhancements and prioritization of risks and controls related to internal audit findings;
  • Prepares the draft audit report and reviews sections of the draft report prepared by the Jr. Internal Auditor
  • Prepares the meeting to discuss the draft audit report with functional Directors or Country General Managers and operational management
  • Prepares the final closing meeting for the audit activities with the CEO and CFO
  • Monitors the implementation of agreed upon action plans related to audit findings
  • Performs follow up activities on agreed upon remediation related to audit findings

Internal Audit framework

  • Designs, implements and continuously enhances Internal Audit processes, methodologies, procedures and templates
  • Ensures sections of the Internal Audit manual remain current and in line with IIA standards


  • Prepares reporting to senior management (Executive Board, Risk and Compliance Committee, Audit Committee, individual Directors and Country General Managers) on Internal Audit results on a quarterly basis or as applicable.
  • Manages the reporting on Internal Audit results and discusses results with senior management, functional Directors and Country General Managers, on a quarterly basis
  • Drafts Risk & Compliance Committee and Audit Committee reports
  • Prepares the annual Internal Control evaluation based on internal audit results

Stakeholder Management

  • Builds and maintains relationships with Internal Audit key stakeholders, both at International Head Office and internationally, on (senior) management level
  • Builds and maintains relationships within the wider Risk Assurance team, both at International Head Office and internationally to coordinate efforts and disseminate knowledge effectively


  • Economic grade, WO level (master degree), supplemented with an (almost) completed post master education for RA, RE or RO;
  • 5-10 years of experience in the Audit domain, partially also including Internal Audit;
  • Solid understanding of Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Control standards (Sarbanes Oxley, van Manen, COSO, INK, KAD);
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application and relate audit results to financial outcomes;
  • Knowledge of and experienced in documentation systems for Internal Audit;
  • Experience in the retail sector preferred;
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing), fluency in French and German preferred.
  • Analytical mindset and ability to relate strategic company objectives to own activities;
  • Hands on mentality and excellent communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills;
  • Acts with integrity and constructive critical mindset;
  • Proposes and implements efficient and effective working methods with the least possible complexity;
  • Demonstrates a high level of pragmatism;
  • Is very organised, can structure activities and projects, sticks to agreements within deadlines and according to guidelines;
  • Works efficiently and effectively, also when under time pressure;
  • Works effectively with others to achieve common targets.

Our Offer:

  • Professionalising / coaching Internal Audit department
  • International travel
Location: Netherlands

Information and application:


To fulfil this vacancy this organization is working together with Michael Page Risk & Compliance.

Please send your application for Senior Operational Auditor a.i. at this organization in Netherlands including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

25 juni 2019
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More information:

Julius de Roos
Consultant Risk & Compliance Interim
m. +31 6 12479461

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