Associate Director - Audit & Assurance Services
Oss, NB, NL
17 dagen geleden

Associate Director - Audit & Assurance Services

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    Voer uw e-mailadres in om te solliciteren Requisition ID : GEN000608

    The position

    Reporting into the Client Audit Director ("CAD") and the Auditor-in-Charge ("AIC"), you will Lead a small team of Internal Audit Specialists through financial and compliance audits and assessments across all MSD divisions and functions to evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and deliver audit reports that add value to the area audited.

    As part of the role you will also be responsible for :

  • Coaching and training staff members during the execution of the audits and assessments;
  • Demonstrating knowledge of and techniques to assess risk and evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls in moderately complex business scenarios in accordance with timelines;
  • Applying knowledge to analyze and evaluate business scenarios following a risk based approach and maintaining supporting documentation;
  • Coaching in the skill of detecting, analyzing, quantifying and reporting non-conformance;
  • Participating in projects to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies;
  • Providing technical guidance and consultation on Company Policies and Procedures / Control Issues to the client and audit staff.
  • Air travel is required within assigned regions / entities internationally to complete testing; estimated travel up to 40% of the time.

    Driving is also required for certain domestic audits.


    Desired skills & experience

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Accounting / Finance from an accredited institution;
  • Degrees in MBA, CPA or CIA are a strong plus;
  • At least eight years of working experience in audit, finance and / or accounting in a Big Four consulting firm environment;
  • Working experience in audit, finance and / or accounting in a corporate environment is a plus;
  • Knowledge of audit methodology and internal controls;
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance;
  • Ability to identify and integrate patterns, trends, and inconsistencies across data sources to determine their broader implications;
  • Ability to coach in ways to improve team cohesiveness and effectiveness;
  • Ability to maintain team’s focus in the face of distractions, problems or crises;
  • Ability to proactively share information through appropriate mediums to keep others informed;
  • Ability to use an open communication style that actively acknowledges other thoughts and opinions;
  • Strong time management skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with client and business process owners as well as colleagues;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English, Dutch is a plus.
  • About MSD (only for external posting)

    MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.

    Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

    Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you.

    To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

    MSD. Be well. For more information, visit our website :

    A good place to work (only for external posting)

    Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.

    Our company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.


    If you are interested in this challenging role, you are invited to apply online by uploading your resume and application letter in English.

    Recruitment Agency / Search Firm representatives please note : (only for external posting)

    MSD will not accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies / search firms under any circumstances. In order to present CVs to MSD, your Recruitment Agency / Search Firm will have been invited to work on a specific vacancy and have Terms of Business signed and agreed with the relevant Recruitment and Staffing Regional Lead.

    Should you send CVs for a vacancy that you have not been specifically invited to work on to any employee at MSD (via email, post, internet, Taleo or any other method), these will be deemed the sole property of MSD.

    MSD will pay no introduction fee to the Recruitment Agency / Search Firm if a candidate is hired as a result of an agency introduction under these circumstances.

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