Group Internal Audit - Professional Practices Lead
Job Location: Luxembourg
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
For our Global Headquarters, we are looking for a Group Internal Audit - Professional Practices Lead, who will support the transformation of the Group Internal Audit Function, to enable achievement of Group Internal Audit’s vision and purpose, whilst ensuring internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and industry best practices.
You will become part of our international, multicultural and dynamic Global Internal Audit Function, that is centrally based in our Luxembourg HQs and you will report to the Professional Practices Manager.
As a Professional Practices Lead in Ferrero, you will independently carry out development initiatives and projects that support Group Internal Audit function’s continuous improvement of tools and methodology. In doing so, you will also monitor key projects and change management initiatives across the organization, to identify emerging risks and determine if any changes are needed to evolve our audit tools and methodology.
You will assess compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, through yearly assessment of selected audit engagements.
You will support the Head of Group Internal Audit and Professional Practices Manager in the preparation of the Audit Committee and Executive Management presentations, as well as in the preparation of the risk-based Audit Plan.
Last but not least, you will collaborate with the Data Analytics Lead in the execution of Group Internal Audit Data Analytics strategy and you will assist in the development of the Group Internal Audit Training Program.
Who we are looking for:
You have an university degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Engineering or equivalent and at least 5 years of experience in similar roles, or a background in risk advisory.
Your strong knowledge of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing will be crucial for this role.
You will contribute to the success of the team thanks to your good understanding of business processes, risk management, audit testing methodology, problem-solving and project management skills.
Your continuous improvement and quality mindset drive adherence to Internal Audit standards, methodology, and consistently improve existing ways of working.
Your excellent oral and written communication skills ensure reports and presentations have a logical flow, are strategically aligned with Group Internal Audit’s purpose, and provide insight.
You are enthusiastic to work both individually and as part of a Team, supporting Group Internal Audit Function’s innovation, and adapt in an ever-changing environment.
If this role sounds appealing, do not hesitate to submit your CV and Cover Letter, detailing why you are a suitable candidate for this position, in terms of experience and achievements, including practical examples in line with the main responsibilities listed above.
Are you ready for this great challenge? Don’t miss the chance to apply!
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.