Title:  Internal Audit Data Analytics Manager

Job ID:  94785
Country:  Netherlands
City:  Amstelveen
Professional area:  Internal Audit
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Amstelveen, NL, 00000


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

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

Learn more: jti.com

Internal Audit Data Analytics Manager- Shaping Tomorrow, Today



Position purpose:


Internal Audit serves as an independent monitoring function that reports to the Chairman of the JTIH BV Supervisory Board. We drive value through the audit process and our advisory assignments, working with the business and IT to improve the way JTI works.

Step into the dynamic world of JTI as a Data Analytics Audit Manager, a role at the intersection of technology and innovation, governance, and change. You will be far more than a gatekeeper for compliance; you’re an enabler of transformation. Your insights and expertise will support JTI in mitigating its strategic and operational risks today and contribute to a better, sustainable, tomorrow.


What will you do – responsibilities:



  • Drive forward the use of data analytics across the Internal Audit department and significantly contribute to the continuous improvement of IAD activities by acting as a subject matter expert for data analytics.
  • Identify and make suggestions to the Data Analytics Team Manager and Directors for enhancing the use of analytics in audit processes and programs and/or the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the Internal Audit function (eg. in the evolution to continuous auditing / controls monitoring)
  • Be updated on emerging data analytics trends, tools and techniques (e.g. Process Mining, AI, ML) and assess suitability for adoption in Internal Audit
  • Train & support users to effectively use the analytics solutions (e.g. PowerBi, MS SQL) for data analysis during Internal Audit assignments     
  • Identify and obtain relevant data from data sources to support process and controls analysis during Internal Audit assignments.
  • Together with the relevant IT and business support teams, identify and build solutions to automate the extraction of necessary data. 
  • Perform holistic (cross-function and cross-entity) analysis of key process data, adding to the analytics catalog supporting data-driven audits.
  • Develop and support the data analytics solutions (e.g. MS Azure, MS SQL) for the use of the Internal Audit Department. 
  • Ensure the implemented solutions are working accurately and consistently.
  • Continue the development/refinement of the standardized analytics for use on relevant audits. 
  • Create and maintain the library of scripts available for all IAD users and document all scripts/knowledge.
  • Integrate data analytics into Internal Audit working programs and planning.
  • Liaise with Group IT to provide support for changes.
  • Liaise with other JTI departments to drive forward the use of analytics in line with the Company's data & analytics strategy. 
  • Execute audit assignment tasks under the supervision and guidance of the Team Managers and Directors, ensuring that they are completed within the allotted timeframe


In this role, your expertise, diligence, and collaborative spirit will not only be recognized but will be instrumental in driving the Internal Audit Department’s evolution, aligning it with JTI’s operational and strategic imperatives.



Who are we looking for – requirements:



  • A relevant university degree in Analytics, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, IT or Computer Science. Technical accreditations (e.g., PL-300, DP-203, SAP Hana) will set you apart.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a relevant role with a strong working knowledge and hands-on experience of data analytics. 
  • A genuine interest in the application of data analytics to improve business performance and add value to the business. 
  • Experience with ETL and analytics tools (e.g. Azure Data factory, Databricks) and data visualization tools (e.g. Power BI). 
  • Understanding and exposure to programming languages (SQL, Python, PySpark).
  • General understanding of business processes, corporate governance, audit principles and standards. Working experience with S/4 HANA and knowledge of SAP data structures highly beneficial.
  • Analytical and critical thinking, inquisitive, problem-solving, self-starter mindset. 
  • Familiarity with diverse project management methodologies, including but not limited to Waterfall and Agile, demonstrating adaptability and effectiveness in managing projects from initiation to completion.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, with proficiency in additional languages being a highly valued asset.
  • Being internationally mobile for career progression opportunities.

What Sets You Apart:


  • Analytical Prowess: Your ability to unravel complex problems, offering insights and solutions that drive progress.
  • Communicative Excellence: A knack for communicating complex ideas with clarity, ensuring alignment and collaboration across diverse teams.
  •  Adaptive Innovation: A readiness to evolve, adapt, and apply new ideas to support JTI’s growth.


We’re looking for someone who’s not just skilled but is visionary, someone who is not just about ticking boxes but is about innovation, efficiency, and strategic contributions to risk mitigation. If you are conversant with emerging trends in analytics and audit and can integrate this knowledge into actionable insights, then you are the candidate we seek.


Why Join Us:


High Impact: Be part of a team that directly influences strategic risk management, governance, and operational excellence right across the company.
Diverse Community: Immerse yourself in a vibrant culture that truly values our differences to enhance teamwork and delivery excellence. Be part of a global family that respects diversity, encourages inclusivity, and fosters a supportive work environment.
Innovative Culture: Thrive in a culture that values innovation, creativity, and individual contribution, ensuring your skills and talents are not just recognized but celebrated and nourished.




What are the next steps - Recruitment process:


  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role – we look forward to your application!
  • If your profile matches the role requirements, our recruiter will get in touch to schedule a meeting. 
  • If successful, you will then have up to two rounds of interviews and discussions with our Internal Audit Team Managers and Directors. 
  • We provide feedback to all candidates. 

Job Segment: Internal Audit, Data Management, Computer Science, Database, SQL, Finance, Data, Technology