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Group Internal Auditor

Date: Jul 2, 2019

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia


Group Internal Auditor


An opportunity has arisen for a Group Internal Auditor based in our Chicago offices. This is a permanent position and will report to the Group Internal Audit Manager based in Chicago. The role offers an excellent career development opportunity, within a high growth oriented organization, for an ambitious, business focused individual.


Our Purpose & Values

At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.


Key Elements of the Role

  • Undertaking business unit reviews/audits in accordance with the Group Internal Audit plan under the following main headings:
    • Review adequacy of internal controls and management reporting systems;
    • Assess effectiveness and efficiency of business and administration procedures; and
    • Review compliance with group policies and procedures.
  • Process mapping business processes and developing a thorough understanding of the Group’s operations in order to identify and monitor the key risks facing the Group.
  • Delivering scheduled assignments, at times individually and at times as part of a larger engagement team in accordance with the Group Internal audit plan.
  • Presenting findings to local management and, where appropriate, negotiating changes to existing procedures.
  • Performing ad-hoc projects as directed by the Group Head of Internal Audit or Group IA Manager.



  • Degree in relevant discipline: Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Science or Engineering preferred.
  • ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA, or CIA with at least 3 years post qualification experience preferably trained in a Big 4 accountancy practice.


Skills & Experience

  • Good commercial acumen and well-developed IT skills.
  • SAP & FMCG experience – highly desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in Internal Audit will be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience using data analytic tools and/or TeamMate (or similar audit management software) is desirable, but not essential.
  • Comprehensive understanding of risk and internal controls.



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to contribute well in a team environment and to present independently to Senior Management within the organization.
  • Strong attention to detail, with sound judgment ability and unquestionable integrity required.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility – the role will provide a great opportunity for the right candidate to travel, up to 30%, primarily but not exclusively, within the US



Nearest Major Market: Chicago