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Internal Audit Manager (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  42389


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Conduct regular and ad hoc audits at the HQ in Aachen and in all affiliates worldwide.
  • Conduct operational, financial and compliance audits in all business areas.
  • Independently execute and follow-up on internal audits.
  • Support the Head of Internal Audit in developing the annual internal audit plan
  • Develop basic documents as part of the Global Internal Audit Framework

What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Successful university degree in Business, Finance or equivalent
  • Professional certification in audit or fraud examination (CIA, CFE, ACCA) is a plus
  • You are fluent in English and Spanish, knowledge of additional languages (German) is an advantage
  • Extensive experience in auditing
  • Excellence in handling and analysis of various data bases such as SAP and different CRM systems
  • Experience in cross-cultural international work environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent documentation, communication and IT skills
  • Self-motivation and hands-on mentality
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%



What are some of the local benefits

  • Hybrid working model
  • Bilingual daycare centre “Karlinis“ and holiday activities for employees’ children
  • 30 holidays, plus 6-8 bridging days and possibility to convert salary into up to 5 additional holidays
  • (E-) Bike leasing and e-charging stations



"In this position you will collaborate with colleagues from all departments in order to ensure that Grünenthal complies with processes that are effective, efficient and secure. This means that you help to enable that we achieve what we plan to achieve with a minimum of effort and without putting our future success at risk."

Kerstens Steven, the Hiring Manager




About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Hannah Klötzer

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