• Senior Internal Auditor

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/30/2018 5:12 AM)
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  • Description

    The Senior Internal Auditor position which is based in our head office in Milan, will have primary responsibility of managing at a senior level, operational, financial, fraud and compliance audit activities on all group processes, across different company locations worldwide.



    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage, maintain and contribute to the development of the Group Internal Control System.
    • Plan financial, compliance and operational reviews/audits.
    • Coordinate work with Security, Risk & Compliance, Legal and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit or with external advisors.
    • Contribute to group process mapping, conduct risk assessments and identify controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
    • Perform audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
    • Analyse and conclude on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
    • Identify control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
    • Document the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
    • Prepare timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
    • Perform action-tracking follow-up with management.
    • Provide feedback on performance of Internal Auditors, on audit assignments, as applicable.
    • Effectively communicate with the Head of Internal Audit & Sustainability and with all relevant stakeholders across YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP globally.
    • Whether necessary, contribute to Corporate Social Responsibility related activities.



    • A post-secondary degree preferably in business, finance or management engineering.
    • 3 or more years of progressive work experience in auditing, internal controls and risk management.
    • Previous work experience in Internal Audit or financial control or in consulting firm in Risk assurance or Auditing.
    • Full fluency in English, written and spoken.
    • Qualified or part qualified CIA and/or CISA (or equivalent) is highly desirable.
    • Advanced knowledge of internal control frameworks over financial reporting (e.g. Italian Law 262/05, Sarbanes-Oxley Act) and direct experience in the design, implementation and testing of internal controls pursuant to said law.
    • Advanced knowledge of and direct experience on Italian Legislative Decree 231/01.
    • Excellent understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards.
    • Availability for extensive travel in Italy and abroad.



    Skills and Attributes:

    • Ability to manage projects and, when required, supervise auditors to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately.
    • Ability to work in team, relate to people and manage conflict.
    • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with different stakeholders up to Executive levels.
    • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Visio. Preferable to have experience with Navision, MEGA GRC software and QlikView.


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