Senior Internal Auditor (m/f/d)

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Country: Germany (DE) 
City: Köln 
Worksite / Location: Cologne Ossensdorf 


Job Function: Audit 
Job Discipline: Audit & Fin/Bus Controls 
Job Family: Audit and Financial/Business Controls 
Part-/Full Time: Full Time


Yazaki is a full systems supplier of wire harness, electrical, data products and solutions enabling vehicle electrification, connectivity, and autonomy integration. With approximately 250,000 employees in 45 countries, Yazaki is driving and optimizing vehicle electrification and power distribution architecture and developing advanced electric components for hybrid and full electric vehicles. For more information about Yazaki, visit Senior Internal Auditor (m/f/d). 



To strengthen our team in our regional headquarter in Cologne we are looking for


Senior Internal Audior (m/f/d) 


Your tasks

  • Prepare and execute internal audits based on our internal Audit Department Charter, annual audit plans and standards in all Yazaki locations (Head Quarter, Business Units and Plants) in the EMEA region
  • Analyze findings and issue audit reports after the execution of the audits
  • Review management responses of audit findings
  • Follow up on issues and the thereof resulting actions
  • Execute extraordinary internal audits upon request
  • Support for Kaizen of audit findings
  • Observe, follow up on and contribute in any kind of projects within the consultancy function of internal audit
  • Collaborate on risk management topics



Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Business, Engineering or comparable education
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years experiences as a professional auditor with deep knowledge in auditing, internal audit standards, best practices, fraud awareness and professional ethical standards
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, financial statements and enterprise risk management (i.e., risk analysis and control assessment)
  • Experience in process walkthroughs and documentation 
  • Keeping abreast with regulatory changes and industry standards
  • General comprehension of data analytics (Advanced skills in MS-Excel and/or SQL queries and/or Phyton)
  • SAP knowledge is of advantage
  • Very good communication skills for all direction (from operator to president/CEO) including oral communication, report writing, and presentation skills
  • Fluent proficiency in English, any additional language especially Eastern European languages are a plus
  • Problem-solving and negotiations skills, analytical mindset
  • Teamwork and social adaptability and flexibility
  • Experience in international business environments
  • High explanation capability
  • Experiences of auditing of manual labor operations is needed
  • Willingness to travel in Europe (approx. 50 % of working time)



At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


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