• Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 2018-08-22

Internal Audit Manager (m/f)

  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Negotiable CHF
  • Full time

In this role you will undertake organizationally strategic and complex audits in a challenging environment, and provide significant input to the design and delivery of ongoing improvement initiatives. In addition, you may be involved in special reviews and assignments following top management's requests

Our Client is a global manufacturing player leader in its industry with corporate HQ located in Zurich


  • Lead financial audits, operational audits, compliance audits, special request audits, process reviews and follow-up audits
  • Develop individual audit plans and planning documentation specific to engagement needs. Manage all phase of internal audit engagements, including coordination with functional management personnel, and outsourced audit personnel
  • Recognize different culture and business practices in various locations and partner with the business process owners to recommended optimal business solutions to strengthen controls and increase efficiency
  • Take a leading role in the development of new/amended audit processes, specific innovative ways of working and new ideas for reviewing risk and control issues
  • Provide support for compliance efforts, including technical knowledge support and managing testing of controls
  • Maintain and improve technical abilities and general business awareness by keeping abreast of manufacturing, supply chain, and internal audit standards and procedures


  • 7+ years of previous experience in external or internal audit, a combination of the two highly desirable
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management, or Engineering
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Audit (CIA) designation preferred
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of functional linkages. Ability to interact and/or manage cross-functional teams (Operations/Finance) to assist in the creation of integrated system requirements and provide finance, accounting and/or control expertise
  • Supply chain and lean manufacturing knowledge is highly desirable
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) with SAP skills a plus
  • Must be willing to travel within Europe to perform or manage audits
  • Experience interacting with senior management; proven ability in building strong relationships across organizations globally. Leadership qualities, ability to work independently and capable of identifying and resolving issues
  • Exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills; solution oriented individual
  • Possesses passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented
  • Is a team player, adept at building relationships across organizations

Job Offer

Great career opportunity with competitive package

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