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Assistant Internal Audit Manager


Are you ready for a new challenge as Assistant Internal Audit Manager in our Global headquarters in Amsterdam? Do you have solid experience in external auditing and excellent analytical skills, than we are looking for you.

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future. We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?

About the role

As Assistant Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for assisting in planning and leading internal audits, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will include auditing functional and operating units and focusing on business and financial processes. In the role there will be a travel component of around 50%.


You will be part of ‘’Internal Audit, Risk Management and Internal Control’’ function employs about 15 people in a number of locations across the globe (Europe, USA and India).


In your future role as Assistant Internal Audit Manager  

  • Lead assigned internal audit projects to complete all planned projects as scheduled within the allotted time frame and budget;
  • For assigned audit projects, lead internal audit project preparation and planning activities to target key risk areas and ensure the effective use of internal audit resources;
  • Lead internal audit fieldwork for business process reviews and assessments including operational processes, financial reporting, internal controls and SOX walkthroughs and testing;
  • Provide timely, clear, relevant and actionable feedback, tailored to the specific business environment, regarding audit findings or opportunities for improvement;
  • Draft audit reports or other deliverables on time with minimal revisions required.
  • Assist in following up on outstanding audit findings or SOX deficiencies;
  • Supervision of audit seniors and staff, guest auditors and external, co-sourced resources to ensure work is completed timely, accurately and adheres to department policies and procedures;
  • Maintain and contribute to the continuous improvement of the internal audit methodology, processes and department policies and procedures.

We believe you bring

  • A bachelor's or master’s degree in preferably in economics, finance, accounting & audit and/or business administration;
  • At least 7+ years of working experience audit within in public accounting and/or internal audit function in a large international manufacturing company;
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting theory, internal control and auditing standards
  • Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, ACCA, CIMA, CISA or similar is a strong benefit;
  • Fluency in business English is required. Knowledge of other languages is a strong advantage.

Great if you have

  • Knowledge and experience in COSO and SOX requirements;

We believe you are

  • Able to process and analyze information and develop related action plans;
  • Able to perform duties and tasks necessary to work on multiple projects independently and efficiently;
  • A critical thinker who takes initiative.
  • Someone who has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels and across the company.

We offer you

You will have the chance to work with various stakeholders across all levels of the organization. The team in Amsterdam are all professional specialists who strive to be better every day and are always willing to help whenever necessary. Our employment package comprises:

  • A one year contract which will upon satisfactory performance transition into a permanent contract;
  • 25 vacation days + 10 leave days.
  • An end-of-year bonus.
  • Excellent pension scheme.

Good to know

This is a position on a full-time basis, based in Amsterdam. You will be reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, who is based in Amsterdam.  


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


About Nouryon

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 


Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  


For additional information about the vacancy please contact Kevin Prins Corporate recruiter via

#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 

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