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Financial Internal Audit Manager

Location Amsterdam
Experience RA
Salary competitive
Branche Multi National

Internal Audit Department conducts audits on behalf of the Audit Committee, the Corporate Executive Board and the Continental Europe management team. The objective of these audits is to provide assurance that business objectives will be met and that risks are managed effectively. Audits are performed throughout all business units and functions in The Netherlands, Central Europe and Corporate Center. In principle, all business activities are in our scope, making this is an excellent opportunity to broaden your business knowledge and to get exposure to senior management across all departments. This is an ideal starting position for the aspiring leader in finance.

Qualifications required:

  • 6-8 years professional work experience with financial controls;
  • Able to manage small teams of financial professionals;
  • University education, complemented by a relevant Post-Masters degree (RA/RC), strong analytical skills;
  • Belonging to the top 10% talent amongst peer group;
  • Good communication skills, good at establishing and maintaining relationships;
  • Straight back, strong personality, able to handle push back;
  • Independent, self-supporting, quick start-up time;
  • Team player, able to lead and work in small teams;
  • Quality driven; able to think out of the box, bringing new perspectives;
  • Affiliation with retail business;
  • Fluent in Dutch and strong command of English; excellent writing skills;
  • Understanding of Internal Auditing, COSO, Risk Management;
  • Able to perform risk analyses at various levels (process, program, project, entity)

We offer:

  • Possibility of long-term career covering various financial functions across the company;
  • Employment with one of the world’s leading retailers;
  • Professional & young working environment, mix of RAs, RCs, ROs, REs and business profiles;
  • Possibilities to complete the NiVRA practical;
  • Coaching on completion of each audit assignment in addition to twice per year overall evaluation;
  • Opportunities for international travel;
  • Competitive salary and benefits; 

The auditor will gain:

  • Exposure to all dimensions of the global business and its most senior management
  • Competence development in areas of Governance, Risk Management and Internal Control, through experience, internal training and acquiring external professional certification
  • Leadership skills, including presentation, report writing, dealing with diversity and conflict management
  • Project management skills and the opportunity to progress within the company to challenging management positions across a wide variety of functional areas


  • Lead and execute (process) audits, based on COSO framework (i.e. strategic, operational, financial)
  • Identify the most important risks for the applicable area
  • Prepare reports based upon audit results
  • Create proper audit files according to IIA standards
  • Motivate the audit team, maintain a positive spirit within the team
  • Effectively communicate audit findings to management with a purpose to change existing processes to meet current and future requirements
  • Be involved in continuous risk assessments and the audit plan
  • Maintain a good long term relation with management.

Please be aware that this vacancy has recently been filled. For similar positions, please contact Tewes Financial Recruitment +31(0)20 6794119. We are happy to help you.