Senior Internal Auditor

Specialisation: Finance and Accounting
Function: Audit Internal/External
Contract Type: Permanent
Region: Zürich
Location: Zürich
Published: 11.03.2019
Job ID: NW00000729
Consultant: Recruitment Manager

Our client is a leading Swiss industrial firm with headquarters in the greater Zurich area. Due to recent growth, we have been tasked with finding an experienced auditor.


  • Lead individual audit assignments from planning through to the issuance of audit reports, including dealing with senior stakeholders within the business
  • Participate in operational audits to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls according to company’s audit strategies and directives
  • Contribute to the development of internal auditing standards and methodology based on sound risk assessment techniques
  • Foster company-wide compliance with internal and external regulations, utilization of best practice business processes and internal controls
  • Develop junior audit staff on assignments to ensure they can meet their full potential within the company and develop into a future role

Essential knowledge & experience:

  • A minimum 3 years of experience in either external or internal auditing or combination of auditing and other finance roles with proven adaptability to working in different cultural environments
  • Broad understanding of risk management techniques
  • Good understand of key business processes and internal control framework
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and German. Other languages such as French or Spanish are an advantage
  • Bachelor/ Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field and/or a professional auditing/accounting qualification, e.g. ACCA, CPA

If you are interested in this role please send us your CV, we would be pleased to hear from y

Consultant: Recruitment Manager

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The Nordwand Group AG in Zurich and the Nordwand Group Genève SA specialise in providing IT jobs and finance jobs on a permanent, contracting and interim management basis. We also offer executive search services across a broader range of functions.

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