Internal Controls Manager – Leading Global Manufacturing JV – Mannheim – Germany

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Competitive Salary Package
Europe Germany
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Number
Line of Business
Audit & Risk
Gareth Mortimer

Our client is a multinational manufacturing company who are currently going through a period of significant change due to a large divestiture and joint venture project. They are looking to hire an Internal Controls leader into the new Internal Controls function of this joint venture business.

The position will concentrate on re-rewriting the future of Internal Control systems by proactively supporting and directing management in forming the next level of Assurance, Risk and Internal Control. The ideal candidate must be an audit or controls professional with strong experience within large client environments.

Internal Controls Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Strong supervisory experience as second line of defence to guarantee operational management keeps up a strong risk and control environment
  • Providing robust risk and control environment knowledge
  • Provide risk management and control design skills
  • Employ enabling innovation to give a robust risk and control execution
  • Support process reviews to recognise sustainable control upgrades
  • Undertake quality reviews to guarantee strong risk and control execution
  • Provide business insights to operational management to help accomplishment of business priorities (ERM)
  • Assist in the execution of local or group-wide controls methodology changes
  • Promote ERM in respective business area


  • 5-8 years’ involvement in finance, audit or internal control-related regions
  • Professional qualifications such as CPA/CIA/CISA is an advantage
  • Service-situated outlook; strong sense of duty regarding quality and continuous improvement – “can do” disposition
  • Strong investigative, critical thinking and basic leadership abilities
  • Good business knowledge and working experience in the territory of process improvements
  • Solid understanding of internal controls approach, SOX/COSO practices and US GAAP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities with the capacity to impact both internally and externally
  • Sound working information of ERP frameworks ideally SAP
  • Fluent in English & German is a must have (spoken and written)
  • International business experience is a plus

If you are interested in this position, please send an updated CV to