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Title:  Internal Audit Manager

Job ID:  16822
Country:  Netherlands
City:  Amstelveen
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. We’re the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit, and we manufacture the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand and Ploom Tech, a major brand in the heated tobacco category. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 27 000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the third consecutive year and number one Top Employer certification in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. 
We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit  



Position Purpose


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




Participate in the preparation of the Internal Audit Assignment Planning Memorandum which sets out the objectives and scope of the audit assignment. Assist the Internal Audit Lead Manager to:
- Gather and review background information on the business to be reviewed
- Identify key risks and challenges
- Derive audit objectives and scope from the assessment of key risks and challenges
- Draft the Internal Audit Assignment Planning Memorandum for review by the Internal Audit Director.


Execute audit assignment tasks under the supervision and guidance of the Internal Audit Lead Manager, ensuring that they are completed within the allotted timeframe:
- Gather, analyse and interpret business data
- Organise meetings and conduct interviews with auditees
- Perform testing of controls
- 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 audit findings and recommendations in clear and concise written English. Draft other sections of the audit assignment report as requested by the Internal Audit Lead Manager.


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
- Participate in the development of specialist technical knowledge (such as JSOX, ACL, Tableau, fraud, project management, TeamMate). Assume the role of champion within the Internal Audit regional team.


The role involves approximately 50% of travelling time.


Qualifications & Experience


Relevant university degree or professional qualification such as accounting, finance, business economics, CPA, ACCA are a must and CIA is a plus.

Minimum of 3 years work experience in external audit, internal audit, risk management or in relevant managerial role within JTI.
Familiarity with accounting principles and standards, internal audit techniques and standards, corporate governance and risk management and / or business organisation and processes.


Skills, Competencies & Languages


The candidate will be highly motivated, with a track-record showing a doer’s attitude.

This role requires analytical and critical thinking, curiosity, and strong communication skills. In addition, team spirit, empathy, and adaptability are expected.

Excellent command of written and spoken English. Other languages are a plus.

Competent user of MS Office. Ability to use SAP is a plus.

Exposure to data analytics / data visualization is a plus.

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