Senior Audit Manager (1900030R )Closing Date:
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We are a
global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential
chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics,
building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on
our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our
shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety,
sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and
built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries
around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka,
Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol. https://www.nouryon.com/
Senior Audit Manager
Objectives of the Job
Overall role of
Internal Audit in Nouryon:
Providing Assurance to the Management (including local
entities/Business Units/Group Functions/Group Management and Audit Committee)
that internal controls are adequately designed and operating effectively as
Advising management on control effectiveness, change
initiatives, enhancements to risk management, effectiveness and efficiency of
Anticipating risks and assisting the business in
understanding risks, and in crafting preventative responses.
Internal Audit is part of ‘’Internal Audit, Risk Management
and Internal Control’’ function employs about 20 FTEs in several locations
across the globe (Europe, USA, China). The Chicago Internal Audit office
employs 3 FTEs, one of which is Senior Audit Manager.
Senior Audit Manager will be responsible for managing the
audit team based in Chicago, leading and managing internal audits for the whole
company, as well as managing the SOX Compliance implementation across Nouryon.
The position will be reporting to the Head of Internal
Audit, Risk Management and Internal Control, who is reporting to the Group CFO
and the Audit Committee.
The candidate will be
Planning, coordinating and performing various internal
Leading and actively participating in the SOX Compliance
implementation together with the rest of Internal Audit and Internal Control
Working alongside IT
Auditors during performance of integrated audits
Responsible for the audit reports preparation
Coordinating and supervising different teams during the
Responsible for the
quality compliant audit file
Responsible for leading and coaching the team of direct
reports, as well as other team members
Actively participating in different projects and activities
of the function, including strengthening internal control environment project,
Data Analytics, SOX implementation, etc.
Responsible for strong cooperation and link between Internal
Audit, Internal Control and Risk Management.
degree preferably in economics, finance, accounting & audit and/or business
certification such as CPA, CIA, ACCA, CIMA, CISA or similar
knowledge of accounting theory, internal control and auditing standards.
knowledge of COSO and SOX requirements. Experience in implementing SOX.
of 5-7 years audit experience in public accounting and/or internal audit
function in a large international company
of 3 years of managerial experience in leading the teams and direct reports
consulting experience preferred
lead a small team of direct reports, as well as different teams on the audit
to work independently with limited supervision when necessary
mind with problem-solving aptitude
communication and presentation skills, strong reports writing skills
team player, active participation in team or project activities with dialogue,
facilitation, feedback and clarification.
create open atmosphere in which issues can be shared, feedback is given with a
to deadlines and budget constrains
to work in diverse and international teams
business English is required. Knowledge of other languages is a strong