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Controls Assurance Lead Auditor H/F

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Position description

Job Family/Profession

Finance - Finance

Job title

Controls Assurance Lead Auditor H/F


Permanent contract



Job description

The Controls Assurance Lead Auditor will lead the scoping, planning, creation and execution of testing of internal controls over financial reporting (“ICFR”) based on the assessment approach to assess the design and operating effectiveness. In addition, this role will involve coordination of test schedule and procedures with the control owners and internal as well as external auditors, as needed. The Controls Assurance Lead Auditor will lead walkthrough meetings with control owners, oversee the entire testing cycle through fieldwork and reporting of the assigned audit areas, and perform detailed reviews of the control testing completed by the engagement staff. The Lead Auditor will supervise and provide continuous guidance and feedback to the engagement staff. The Lead will also communicate the status and results of ICFR testing procedures to various stakeholders including management and external auditors.

Additional responsibilities include:
• Assist with overall scoping and planning procedures for the assessment cycle
• Effectively contribute to process improvement initiatives across the organization
• Lead the development of the audit plan and testing approach
• Evaluate test plans, procedures and processes of business areas' test programs against the testing standards
• Create accurate, logical and detailed work papers clearly describing the work performed, results of testing and conclusions reached
• Independently validate accuracy and alignment of relevant ICFR documentation (i.e.: control descriptions, risk/control matrices, mapping of controls to financial statement assertions, etc.)
• Create, maintain and revise internal control documentation
• Maintain a project plan, which ensures timely completion of ICFR testing in compliance with internal/external audit requirements and deadlines
• Provide frequent testing status updates to Engagement Manager
• Support with proactive feedback the management of Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC“) system maintenance and usage
• Coordinate test schedule and procedures with the external auditors and management
• Identify and escalate risk exposures to appropriate levels of management
• Prepare deficiency language for issues identified during testing procedures and effectively communicate to various stakeholders including control owners and external auditors
• Prepare formal written reports to management summarizing audit results
• Execute special projects, as assigned


• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of five years of relevant work experience, including public accounting experience
• Experience with SOX and internal controls over financial reporting
• Team-oriented approach and willingness to work in collaborative environment
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, GRC technologies, and data analysis tools

Preferred Qualifications
• CPA, CA, CIA, CISA or other relevant local certifications
• Effective written and verbal communication skills, including thorough work paper documentation techniques
• Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff
• Strong leadership, organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
• Able to plan scheduled audit work and carry out work of a complex nature
• Knowledge of further languages (French, Italian, German, Spanish or Portuguese) in addition to the native one is an advantage

Position location


Europe, France, Ile-de-France, Yvelines (78)


CEMR Poissy

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

5 to 10 years


English (Fluent (3,5 - 4,4 Bright))