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Internal Auditor (m/w)

  • Location: Flexible
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 29/04/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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We are looking for an Internal Auditor who will support management at different levels to achieve their goals. This is done by interacting with colleagues all over Borealis, evaluating and improving risk management, governance and control processes in the audited areas. Hence, the internal auditor has a key role in analysing, challenging and recommending improvement opportunities in different business groups, processes, locations and joint ventures. The ability to work independently within different processes and geographies is critical. Internal auditors have to be able to deal with high workloads and stressful situations as assignments have to be completed within a predefined time frame.


  • Assessment of performance whether business, process or operations related
  • Timely and accurate reporting on improvement opportunities with a clear audit trail from analysis and findings to recommended solutions
  • Continuous follow-up of agreed audit actions
  • Support Borealis organisation in assurance & compliance to Internal Control Standards
  • Facilitation of risk assessment and management processes in the audited areas, thereby supporting the completion of Borealis ERM
  • Perform risk assessments and prioritise issues for preparation of the rolling risk based audit plan as well as the specific assignments
  • Finding relevant data and information both within and outside the company to support the execution of assignments and investigations
  • Continuously monitor quality of the internal audit department as required by the professional standards, propose and implement improvement actions
  • Create and maintain relevant trainings for the Borealis Business Academy, like fraud awareness, governance practises, risk management, business ethics and internal controls
  • Participate in the Ethics Ambassador community
  • Provide consultancy services based on ad-hoc management requests
  • Provide reasonable assurance to the management and owners’ Audit Committee on the proper functioning of controls, risk management and governance processes

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Master’s degree or comparable in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification from the Institute of Internal Auditors is an advantage
  • Excellent understanding of SAP including data extraction and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills in English and preferably French
  • Capability to become expert user of modern audit and data analysis tools
  • Capability to learn to find and utilise data in other relevant systems (treasury, vendavo, etc) and processes (purchase to pay, order to cash, etc.)
  • Awareness of laws and regulations governing the general working of companies in our industry (examples include HSE, company’s act, accounting, competition, taxation, transfer pricing and business ethics)
  • Networking and teamwork skills

Additional information:

The job holder reports to the Director Risk Management & Internal Audit, Michael Schenk

Location is flexible.

For further details please contact Sandra Gillberg, HR or Michael Schenk, recruiting manager.

Due to Austrian regulations, we are obligated to display the compensation package for our vacancies. Those packages are valid if the future role-holder will be located in Austria. We offer a compensation based on the collective labour agreement starting at EUR 85.000 annual gross salary. In addition, we offer role specific compensation, a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.

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