Nestle - Internal Auditor

Here at Nestlé we have an exceptional opportunity, to be part of a high performing team; working within a world class challenging audit department as an Internal Auditor. This is an excellent opportunity to gain invaluable insights into Nestlé as a whole and how we operate. It’s probably the only role in Nestlé where you’ll have the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of all aspects of our business which could be advantageous for future opportunities. This role includes extensive (around 60%) travel in the UK, Ireland and across the Northern European region with possible secondments to other Nestlé markets worldwide if required.

A day in the life of...

As an Internal Auditor, you’ll be responsible to:

  • Assist Nestlé in accomplishing its mission and objectives by applying a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s governance, operations and control processes;

  • Ensure there is appropriate follow-up of audit recommendations;

  • And, perform advisory services related to governance, risk management and control (when required).

In this role, your key tasks will be as follows (included but not limited to):

  • Perform internal audit engagements (i.e. from conducting interviews to evaluating the design- & operating-effectiveness of controls and making value-added recommendations in the audit report) of Nestlé units (i.e. Head offices, Plants and others) performed by respective Nestlé Internal Audit (NIA) team ;

  • Assist respective Audit Team Leader in performing a preliminary risk-based assessment to properly plan the internal audit engagement(s);

  • Prepare comprehensive working papers to record relevant information to support your conclusions and engagement results;

  • Maintain continuous communication with stakeholders, resolve any issues and conflicts in due time;

  • Assist the Audit Manager(s) in following up the implementation of action plans taken by the Management for respective internal audit engagements;

  • Actively maintain and develop your auditing or other (soft) skills through active participation in internal meetings and/or training.

What will make you successful

As an Internal Auditor at Nestlé you’ll be able to make an impact from day one. You’ll feel comfortable to challenge the status quo from the outset whilst being resilient when conducting audits and receiving feedback from your stakeholders. What is critical is your ability to communicate effectively across a range a stakeholders coupled with your ability to demonstrate a high level of curiosity and analytical skills. You’ll feel comfortable to flex your approach as and when needed and understand the importance of being able to work in environments that are often ambiguous and pressured.

  • Professional auditing certification (preferred), such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

  • Proven experience required in auditing with international auditing/accounting firm or large Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) corporation or of operational experience (e.g. leadership position in Finance, Controlling or any other Finance & Control position) in large FMCG corporation.

  • International exposure (preferred).

  • A least one other language required (e.g. German, Dutch, Eastern Europe language or Russian).

What you need to know

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme,, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth all centered round a supportive and ambitious team.

The closing date for this role is Tuesday 27th August 2019 .

Nestlé UK & I is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 328,000 people strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at .