Internal Audit is searching for a Senior Internal Auditor to compliment the European team located in the Netherlands (Amsterdam).
The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for assisting the effective planning and execution of operational and financial audits as well as special projects and / or Stryker initiatives.
In this capacity, the Senior Auditor will be expected to independently assess risks, develop audit work programs, and conduct and document procedures in accordance with professional standards.
The Senior Auditor will provide supervision and coaching to audit staff and / or external resources assigned to the engagement.
In addition, the Senior will be expected to demonstrate and apply technical competency with respect to US GAAP (or similar Accounting Principles), Sarbanes-
Oxley requirements, COSO framework of internal controls and the IIA Professional Auditing Standards. This position provides visibility to Stryker operations, regular interaction with personnel from various disciplines / functional areas, and exposure to division and corporate management.
Internal Audit is looking for a more experienced senior with a passion for auditing and travelling. As the position will be in Amsterdam the team member will be required to travel for work and perform audits abroad (approximately 25% travel).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include :
Function as experienced senior auditor, providing high quality, professional execution of IA engagements from beginning to end
Assist in planning procedures, such as : determining audit scope, required resources, engagement budget and preparation of client document request list
Work with engagement team to adhere to project deadlines and engagement budget
Clear communication to auditees regarding audit approach, project status, findings and recommendations to ensure efficiency and strong business partnership
Plan, perform and document testing procedures in accordance with professional audit standards and Stryker Internal Audit Policies
Supervise and provide appropriate direction and coaching to staff and external resources regarding accounting matters, auditing methodology and evaluation of risks / controls
Conduct audit interviews with Company personnel and management and document business processes, risks and controls within assigned areas.
Assist with the preparation of audit reports and communication of findings to management
Assist with tracking and monitoring of management's actions plans and remediation
Demonstrate networking skills and the ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders within the company
Represent the department in a way that promotes a positive image of Internal Audit at Stryker
Contributes to IA's positive and engaging working environment
Perform and utilize data analytics tools and techniques
Minimum requirements :
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance Required
CPA or other equivalent certification is preferred
4+ years of accounting, audit or other relevant industry experience
Public accounting / auditing experience is preferred
Highly proficient computer skills, including proficiency with Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including active listening and presentation skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
Ability to quickly understand and assess complex business processes and identify accounting / compliance issues
Strong ability to build relationships and promote customer-focused solutions
Strong time and project management skills
Demonstrates unquestionable integrity and professionalism
Positive attitude, desire to learn, self-motivated and effective teamplayer
Enjoy travelling and perform work in multiple locations
Expresses a "can do" attitude and is comfortable driving process improvements and change
Work From Home : YesTravel Percentage : Up to 25%