At Symrise we create inspiring scent and taste experiences for products that are a staple part of every life, such as perfumes, personal care products, detergents and household cleaners, beverages, snacks, sweets, pet food and baby food. With over 9,000 employees in 90 different countries, we have established ourselves as one of the world’s leading companies in our industry. Our scents, flavors, cosmetic ingredients and functional ingredients can be found in more than 30,000 products in around 160 countries.

Your role

As Senior Corporate Auditor (m/f/d) you will be responsible for the independent execution of risk-based internal audits of Symrise Group companies worldwide. Your focus will be on assessing key business risks and controls.

  • Your tasks include the execution of audit assignments of the annual audit plan (including planning, fieldwork and reporting) as well as formulating recommendations for the local and global management teams and follow up on findings.
  • As an experienced auditor, you work in accordance with the standards set by the DIIR/IIA to ensure that the internal control systems are appropriate and functional, that the company’s policies and external requirements are complied with.
  • You actively use your knowledge of system-driven business processes (e.g. SAP) to continuously improve the design of audit methodology, procedures and work programs for existing and new audit areas in order to further increase their operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • You also work closely with the Head of Corporate Audit on the continuous development of audit plans to identify areas for improvement and develop pragmatic recommendations to strengthen internal controls.
  • In addition, you are responsible for assigned special and project audits and work closely with the department head in preparing the audit results for reporting to the Executive Board.

  • Degree in economics, business administration, business informatics or a comparable field of study
  • Several years of professional experience in internal auditing or in the finance department of an international company or auditing firm; knowledge of the specifics of business processes in manufacturing companies is an advantage
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CIA, CISA, CFE or CPA)
  • Sound experience in project management, ideally with initial experience in managing small project teams
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills as well as a quick grasp of complex contexts and tasks
  • Good IT skills, especially in MS Office and preferably in dealing with SAP ERP systems and data analysis applications
  • Strong communication skills, combined with the ability to build a working relationship based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Willingness to travel for worldwide
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; further language skills, are an advantage

Become part of our open and transparent culture. It will give you the opportunity to flourish and to develop inspiring experiences that contribute to the health and well-being of consumers in 160 countries around the world. Putting our employees in the focus fuels our strong company growth above market rates and makes us an excellent place to develop your career.

Come join us and embark on a fascinating journey with Symrise.

If you feel that you fit the above criteria, then please apply by using our online application system. Your application will be treated confidentially.

Holzminden (Germany), Barcelona (Spain), Marlow (United Kingdom), Rennes (France)