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Senior Corporate Auditor Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. You who are endowed with a spirit of innovation, you can have a considerable impact on our business strategies. Our environment is exciting and constantly evolving. If you are ready to tackle the challenge of initiating and participating in new projects, you will be in your element. You will have varied opportunities for development and your career will progress at the pace of building our smoke-free world! As an independent function for PMI, Corporate Audit team is responsible to provide senior management and the Audit Committee with objective assessments about the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company’s internal controls systems. Our mission is to enhance and protect organizational value and to serve the Company to achieve its objectives. Senior auditors are tasked with the additional responsibilities of supporting the Senior Audit Managers in managing the day-to-day activities of audit teams, preparing audit reports, participating in the enterprise risk assessment, and contributing to the development of auditors as they execute audit activities across PMI. We are looking for a person with team orientated mindset, with a creative approach and ability to think out of the box, looking for opportunities to improve our department and ways of auditing; someone who demonstrates a high degree of flexibility and enthusiasm to travel internationally. You demonstrate and apply strong project management skills, inspiring collaboration and communication within assigned audit teams. You are comfortable in communicating audit results and discussing the implications of audit findings and action plans with the different audit stakeholders at different management levels within the organization. Responsibilities: • You will perform audits across PMI’s businesses worldwide. • You will execute and lead assigned audit procedures in line with Corporate Audit standards within agreed budget and timelines. • You will conduct audits in line with the Agile principles. • You will be responsible for identifying and assessing strategic, financial, reputational, and operational risks in all areas of our business. • You will use your analytical, technical and project management skills to assess and test the effectiveness of the company’s control environment. • You will assess audit results, evaluate findings and interact and communicate the results of your work to management at local and PMI levels • You will coordinate the development and execution of your team’s audit activities in line with the related audit scope and timeline, and act as the single point of contact during audit fieldwork. • You will ensure the overall quality of audit deliverables. Skills & experience: • Proven experience in external (preferably Big Four) or/and internal audit within multinational organizations (preferably in the FMCG or even pharmaceuticals environment). Audit experience in Digital Media, Marketing and Manufacturing will be an advantage. • Bachelor's or Master's degree (university/technical College) in a business or finance related degree; • Professional qualification (CIA, CPA, ACCA or similar) and knowledge of SAP software will be an advantage. • Proven experience of data analytics usage across the entire audit life cycle. • Fluent English in writing and speaking; other language skills are advantageous. • Structured approach and mindset to lead a successful audit - demonstrable proactivity to understand scope, to deal with various stakeholders at different seniority levels, and to adhere to strict deadlines. • Ability to communicate results in an intelligible and structured manner • Ability to research, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions based on risks/facts. • Demonstrated experience in defining KPI’s and detailed work plans for audits with a focus on high quality deliverables. • Experience in managing projects and teams, ability to create an environment of trust, soliciting diverse views from team members and coaching and developing staff through timely meaningful feedback. • Capacity to work in a fast-paced and multicultural environment with increased initiative to manage multiple competing tasks. • Great team player with ability to work independently when necessary. • Maintain independence and objectivity in line with the IIA standards. • Experience in process improvement, process mining and audit experience along with machine learning techniques is an advantage. • High degree of flexibility and enthusiasm to travel internationally (around 50% of the time might be required). What we offer We genuinely care about our people and we show this through living out our Employee Brand each and every day. It’s what connects every colleague in every market. In additional to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a fantastic office environment and look to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible. Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 8.0 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 48 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. 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