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Title:  Internal Audit Manager (Japanese speaking)

Job ID:  60441
Country:  Netherlands
City:  Amstelveen
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Amstelveen, NH, NL, Amstelveen


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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Global Applicants Welcome

Department: Internal Audit

Location: Amstelveen, Netherlands

Reporting to: Internal Audit Director
Role: Full Time 


Internal Audit Manager (Japanese speaking)


Internal Audit serves as an independent monitoring function which reports to the Chairman of the JT International Group Holding B.V. Board. Through the completion of the annual audit plan, Internal Audit aims to:

  • support the Company mitigate its main strategic, operational, compliance and financial risks,
  • contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and controls, and identify and share best practices

The role involves up to 30% of travelling time depending on the audit assignment and ability to work remotely.
A strong interest in data analytics, data visualization or coding will be appreciated. Being internationally mobile for career opportunities.


Contribute to the Internal Audit Planning Memorandum which sets out the objectives and scope of the audit assignment:

  • Gather and review background information on the business or process to be reviewed,  including through the use of data analytics
  • Assist in the identification of key risks and challenges
  • Derive audit scope and approach from the assessment of key risks and challenges


Deliver audit assignments in whole or in part under the supervision and guidance of the Internal Audit Team Manager and/or Director, ensuring that the objectives and scope are fully covered within the allotted timeframe:

  • Gather, analyse and interpret business data, including through the use of data analytics
  • Organise meetings and conduct interviews with auditees
  • Perform testing of controls or substantive testing, including through the use of data analytics
  • Identify draft audit findings and recommendations
  • Discuss draft audit findings and recommendations with auditees
  • Complete working papers and documentation to Internal Audit quality standards.


Draft assigned elements of the audit report for review by the Internal Audit Team Manager and Director and assess management actions within the allotted timeframes:

  • Draft audit findings and recommendations, ensuring that they are factually correct and written in clear and concise English
  • Discuss and incorporate changes recommended by the Director


Contribute to the continuous improvement of the activities of the Internal Audit Department:

  • Identify and make suggestions for enhancing audit processes and programmes and/or the effectiveness and efficiency of the Internal Audit function
  • Support the department in implementing enhancements to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Internal Audit function
  • Participate in the development of specialist technical knowledge (such as data analytics and vizualisation, fraud, project management, Audit Management System, JSOX).  


  • University degree
  • 3-10 years of professional work experience, either in
    • Finance / External or Internal audit / Project Management, or
    • In any field in the consumer goods / FMCG industry, which could enrich our team skillset and business expertise.
  • Professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, CIA, CISA, CFE are welcome  


SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND LANGUAGES:                                         

  • Excellent command of written and spoken Japanese – Native or N1 level equivalent required
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Other languages are a plus,
  • Analytical and critical thinking, with strong risk awareness and an ability to identify root cause(s) for identified observations,
  • Curiosity and business acumen, with a value-driven mindset,
  • Excellence in relationship management,
  • Strong communication skills,
  • A self-starter mindset, quick learner and appetite for personal development
  • A strong Team spirit and ability to work within a multicultural environment,
  • Excellent user of MS Office. Familiarity with SAP is a significant plus.


Recruitment process:


Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application

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