Deputy Head of Audit | Leading Manufacturing Multinational | Belgium | Netherlands | France or Luxembourg

Competitive salary and benefits
Post Date
23 Jun 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
Line of Business
Audit & Risk
Paul Jarrett

Our client is a Leading Manufacturing Multinational that is looking to hire a Deputy Head of Audit to join their international team to be based in France, Belgium, Luxembourg or Netherlands. The role will deputise for the Head of Audit and will assist in managing the global internal audit services in order to help management add value and improve operations. The Group has grown significantly over the last years and is seeking a talented audit professional to undertake major regulatory and technological change as part of an independent internal audit function.

Deputy Head of Audit Job Responsibilities:

  • Bring significant experience in how to organize a future oriented Internal Audit department globally & how to ensure it contributes to ensuring sustainable growth of the company
  • Deputise for the Head of Audit where relevant & needed, planning the delivery, management and reporting of audits and putting forward solutions to identified risks
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes
  • To make relevant improvement recommendations to senior management and regularly follow up on their implementation
  • To participate in the global assessment of financial and operational risks for all business entities and assist in the development of the annual audit plan
  • To implement new technics and tools to improve audit practices in line with the highest market standards including IT & IT security-related audit tools and Enterprise Risk Assessment
  • Assessing and relaying the importance of controls and an effective control environment
  • Creating analytics audit programmes that boost controls and negate risks of fraud


  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in auditing (with a Big 4 firm background)
  • Strong management experience, with confidence to deputise for the Head of Audit in high level situations
  • Good education (master’s degree from a respected university &/or business school) with significant audit experience within industry
  • High motivation and commitment to understand the Group’s strategy and achieve audit objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a great ability to listen, a critical mind, a good analytical sense as well as capacity for synthesis. Strong oral and written communication skills
  • CPA/ACA/CISA/ or equivalent certification preferred
  • Experience in cybersecurity, business continuity and data analytics software such as ACL Analytics, Power Bi, …
  • Ability to execute audit assignments in accordance with IIA standards
  • Fluent in English, additional European languages are desirable
  • Eligible to work in European Union (no sponsorship associated)

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