Internal Audit Director

  • Marel
  • 07/12/2018
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About the job Marel is a fast growing organization that continuously aims to improve its financial and operational
processes. We are looking for an experienced and strategic director of internal audit to provide
independent, professional assurance to all levels of management using a systematic, disciplined
approach in evaluating Marel’s financial and operational processes risk management, and control.
The role reports directly to the board of directors.

Marel offers a dynamic, international work environment with diverse opportunities for personal and
professional advancement.
  • Develop and maintain a prioritized audit roadmap throughout the year, using risk-based methodology, taking into account the requests of the board of directors or management
  • Direct, participate in and drive the success of audit projects with measurable and well documented results
  • Regular reporting to management and the board of directors on the roadmap and KPIs, highlighting potential risks or issues
  • Review and assess whether financial and operational reporting is accurate and reliable
  • Monitor and ensure that the internal controls are adequate to minimize risks
  • Promote financial best practices with process efficiency in mind to achieve operational excellence
  • Measure compliance to strategy, governance, budgets and processes as relevant
  • Regular professional alignment with the external auditors and outsourced service providers
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with laws, regulations and ethical guidelines

  • Experience interacting with C-level executives and proven leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills, including presentation skills
  • Technically proficient in audit and accounting, solid understanding of key accounting and audit trends
  • Hands-on, analytical, results-driven mentality with a strong work ethic and focus on continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to set a roadmap based on the big picture, prioritize and complete projects
  • Proven ability to support, motivate and empower business stakeholders
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Education and experience
  • CIA or CPA certification is required
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in finance and/or accounting
  • Experience of minimum 10 years in internal auditing or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of IT and financial systems
  • A successful record of leading international, cross-functional projects
  • and teams

For more information please contact David Freyr Oddsson,
Please submit your application no later than 7 January, 2019, through