Senior Manager, Audit & Risk
Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions – this means we help move food from farms to the dinner table, with more than 22,000 employees across over 400 locations and spanning 20 countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.
Having drastically increased our European footprint in a short period, we are looking to appoint a Senior Manager in Risk and Internal Audit. This role can be based in Rotterdam, Bergen op Zoom or Amsterdam. We will also consider candidates working remotely within Netherlands that can travel to these locations occasionally.
As Senior Manager in Audit and risk you will be part of a newly created Audit and Risk function with the objective of partnering with operations to focus on risk identification and mitigation through various activities including risk assessments, internal audits and SOX key control testing. You will be part of shaping the team and department and work closely with our colleagues across the globe.
What you will be doing
In this position, you will help execute the department’s risk-based audit plan that will focus on operations, key financial controls in support of the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) assessment, as well as provide independent guidance and advice on governance, risk management and internal control for each Country/Region.
You need to partner with leadership to reduce risk and strengthen controls. To do so, you must be detail oriented, possess strong project management skills and have a talent for building relationships across the organization.
Day to day tasks include:
Establish and administer SOX Compliance Program for the Country/Region and present SOX results for each Region to Group SOX Committee periodically. Share insights to drive consistency, uplift maturity and capability
Set vision and strategy and partner with key stakeholders to embed
Establish risk management and internal Audit charter and monitor and report on risk reduction efforts
Establish Site Audit program and complete assurance activity as well as SOX independent testing, Corporate audits, project health checks, etc)
Document findings, undertake root cause analysis and agree remediation plans with stakeholders
Implement due diligence programs and complete risk assessments in regards to newly acquired companies
Support the annual risk assessment process working with operations to develop a risk-based audit plan focusing on significant risks to the Company’s objectives and identifying where an Internal audit assessment can add value.
Perform independent testing to assess the design and operating effectiveness of financial, operational and compliance key controls.
To be successful in this role, you need a high degree of problem solving, a willingness to develop a deep understanding of the business, and the ability to communicate results succinctly and convincingly.
This position requires strong documentation skills to support the work performed and the conclusions reached. We are looking for someone that has previously worked in a European/Global company and have experience in building up a new team and department.
You will also have:
A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Extensive experience with large multinational organisations in a similar role
Previous experience building up an internal audit and risk function would be highly beneficial
Strong analytical skills to identify issues, potential risks and root causes in order to suggest effective improvements
Deep understanding of SOX compliance including experience with a publicly listed company
Strong understanding of the Internal Audit lifecycle including completion of complex reviews
Must have the ability to analyse and develop management risk reporting
Project management and leadership skills to execute projects to a successful conclusion
Have the ability to undertake robust due diligence on mergers and acquisitions to reduce risk and strengthen controls environment.
Sound knowledge of enterprise risk management and internal control standards
A strong attention to detail and strong documentation skills.
Excellent listening, writing and verbal communication skills.
English – Fluent
Public accounting audit experience
CA, CPA, CISA and Juris Doctor
Dutch or Spanish at conversational level
Job Reference: INDNL
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