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Audit Consultant / Senior Audit Consultant (EMEA)

Req # JR - 045258 Location Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job Category Finance Date posted 08/15/2021

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Summary

Audit Consultant/Senior Audit Consultant is responsible for project-level planning and execution of financial and systems audit, operational audits, compliance assessment, risk management and consulting services to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, senior management, business units and corporate functions. Serves as a project lead on audits.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Audit Consultant leads and participates in a variety of financial and operational audits and special projects in Baxter's EMEA operations. Responsibilities include:

  • Performing as project lead in engagement planning.

  • Supervise on-site of audits through reviewing and validating business processes, technology, systems, financial and operational controls, assessing financial and management reporting and business practices, and identifying opportunities for improvements to controls, financial statement accuracy or financial results.

  • Project Leader in the field for audits and other projects.

  • Direct and develop the audit team Execute more complex audit test plans.

  • Communicate audit results to customers, as a primary liaison of the project management team.

  • Assist in the coordination, management and/or execution of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance

  • Lead less complex special projects on due diligence on potential acquisition targets, consulting on financial system implementations and business practice investigations.

Qualifications

  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong technical and financial knowledge, including internal control requirements and accounting principles as well as understanding of relevant business environment.

  • Ability to work in a team and results oriented environment, often cross functional.

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office applications (ie. Excel/Access) and Baxter systems (JDE, Hyperion, Aida).

  • Ability to manage and measure projects and the work of others.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Fluent English is a must.

Key Finance Competencies

  • Business Process & Data Management.

  • Accounting & Reporting Integrity.

  • Risk Management.

Work experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, and at least 4-5 years of experience, preferably audit experience in the Big 4 plus 2-3 years in internal audit ideally.

  • Appropriate accounting or audit certification and other foreign language skills are preferred.

We offer

  • Permanent contract (after 3 months probation period + 1 year extension period),

  • Competitive salary in a diverse and multinational environment,

  • Possibilities for development on personal and professional level,

  • Package of benefits including Private medical care (Lux Med), Life Insurance, Multisport card or PPE program with very attractive conditions available for each employee after 6 months.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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