Senior Auditor (m/w/d)Finance & Controlling

Finance / Accounting

GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food and beverage processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. Approximately 18,000 employees in more than 50 countries contribute significantly to GEA’s success – come and join them! We offer interesting and challenging tasks, a positive working environment in international teams and opportunities for personal development and growth in a global company.

To strengthen our Internal Audit Department, we are looking for a motivated Senior Auditor (f/m/d) at our Global Corporate Center in Düsseldorf/Germany. Audits are conducted at our national and international group companies.

Your responsibilities and tasks:

Job responsibilities: Independent performance of audits (on case-by-case basis as audit Coordinator / audit lead) including following tasks:
  • Prepare and conduct operational, financial and risk management audits, follow-ups, compliance reviews and investigations, and consulting projects, also including complex projects involving the collection, analysis and interpretation of extensive data to arrive at an informed audit opinion
  • Identify and assess operational and financial risks, document audit findings, develop appropriate recommendations (actions) and write corresponding audit reports
  • Present audit findings and recommended actions to management
  • Evaluate the functionality and efficiency of internal control and risk management systems
  • Detect process optimization potentials
  • Contribute to the further development of audit programs and practices

Your profile and qualifications:

Job skills and qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Internal and/or External Audit, compliance or similar function within in an international manufacturing company
  • Degree in business administration, finance, or economics
  • CIA, CISA, or CPA certification or similar is preferred
  • Profound kledge of financial accounting according to IFRS
  • Strong kledge of auditing practices and internal control standards
  • Profound German and English language skills, both oral and in writing, and preferably a further language
  • Independent, structured, and highly analytical working manner
  • Ability to work in a team, excellent communication and negotiation skills, and assertiveness
  • od command of MS Office, SAP, data analytics and passion for IT
  • Proficiency with auditing software
  • Willingness to travel within Germany and abroad

GEA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will therefore receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, world view, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualification are welcome and will be given preferential consideration.