• 19 mei 2020
  • 31 mei 2020
  • Nouryon - Hoofdkantoor Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam
  • WO
  • Medior
  • Senior
  • Manager
  • Chemische Producten
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An interesting opportunity for a senior audit manager with analytical skills focusing on managing and executing financial, operational and IT internal audits.

Fulltime, Amsterdam

The role

As a Senior Audit Manager, you will be responsible for managing the audit team (5 direct reports). You will be leading and managing financial, operational and IT internal audits for the whole company, as well as managing the SOX Compliance implementation across Nouryon. This way you are providing assurance to the Management that internal controls are adequately designed and operating effectively as designed. Another key objective of this role is advising management on control effectiveness, change initiatives, enhancements to risk management, effectiveness and efficiency of business processes. You will anticipate risks and assisting the business in understanding risks, and in crafting preventative responses.

Your challenge as a Senior Audit Manager 
Within this role, stakeholder management will be on different levels in the company. You will be influencing different senior stakeholders and being able to communicate difficult audit findings in a constructive way. You will come with proposals on different improvements in the department, as well as to actively contribute to the development of auditor business partner role and create strong link between Internal Audit and other parts of the organization. We are looking for you to drive the department, fresh up and to speed up the innovations, data analytics and will be into next generation auditing. Will you take us and the team to the next level?

You will be reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, Risk Management and Internal Control and spend approximately 40% of your time traveling globally. With stakeholders all over the world you will join us in an exciting journey. Improving, implementing and focusing on strategies and business you can influence the changes and improvements within the department.

What responsibilities or tasks can you expect?
  • Planning, coordinating and performing various internal audits;
  • Planning and leading IT audits;
  • Responsible for the audit reports preparation;
  • Coordinating and supervising different teams during the audits;
  • Responsible for the quality compliant audit file; 
  • Actively participating in different projects and activities of the function, including strengthening internal control environment project, Data Analytics, SOX implementation.
  • Responsible for strong cooperation and link between Internal Audit, Internal Control and Risk Management.

This is (y)our offer!

If you share our values and ambitions, we offer a fascinating international environment that rewards your skills and enthusiasm. Our employment package comprises a competitive salary, 30 vacation days and an attractive bonus scheme. Training opportunities and internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.


An Audit Manager with an analytical mindset and problem-solving aptitude, that’s you!
In this role you will be able to lead a small team of direct reports, as well as different teams on the audit assignments. In addition to that you are a strong team player with an active participation in team or project activities with dialogue, facilitation, feedback and clarification. 
Therefor you are able to create open atmosphere in which issues can be shared, feedback is given with a positive attitude. To successfully execute the role, you further bring along:
  • University degree preferably in economics, finance, accounting & audit and/or business administration;
  • Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, ACCA, CIMA, CISA or similar is preferred;
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting theory, internal control and auditing standards.
  • Solid knowledge of COSO and SOX requirements. 
  • Minimum of 5-7 years audit experience in public accounting and/or internal audit function, preferably in a large international company;
  • Minimum of 3 years of managerial experience in leading a team and direct reports;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, strong reports writing skills
  • Fluent business English is required. Knowledge of other languages is a strong advantage.

How to apply

More information or application?
We welcome your online application via our internal website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page. 
Do you have any questions? Please feel free to reach out to Sabrien Abu El Hassan, Talent Resourcing Partner, or via + 31 (0)6 50 07 16 46.

A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld.

Wie zijn wij

Nouryon is officially formed in October 2018 after separating from AkzoNobel, our origins go back much further. Our history is an intricate web of mergers, acquisitions, and divestments spanning four centuries and locations ranging from the Netherlands to Germany, Sweden, China, the US, and Brazil. Refining our portfolio over time has transformed us into the leader we are today. Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building material, food, pharmaceuticals and personal care items. 

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