Senior Audit Manager (m/f/x)

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Date: 21-Aug-2021

Location: All Europe, Europe, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH



Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo is dedicated to creating new modalities and innovative medicines by leveraging our world-class science and technology for our purpose “to contribute to the enrichment of quality of life around the world.” In addition to our current portfolio of medicines for cancer and cardiovascular disease, Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on developing novel therapies for people with cancer as well as other diseases with high unmet medical needs. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation to realize our 2030 Vision to become an “Innovative Global Healthcare Company Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society.” For more information, please visit 


For our European headquarters in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position


Senior Audit Manager (m/f/x)


The position:

Become a member of the Internal Audit team in the Daiichi Sankyo Europe Group. Transform your career into the next level, the role is very much sound, autonomous, value adding, and growth orientated.
The position is to deliver and lead audits, covering all businesses and activities of the Daiichi Sankyo Europe Group including the affiliates across Europe. A strong focus is placed on compliance audits. The role will also include the assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting (J-SOX).
The overall objective of the position is to provide independent and objective risk assurance and internal consulting services to stakeholders within Daiichi Sankyo Europe as well as the European headquarter based in Munich. The position is required to adapt to business needs and may, periodically, involve supporting audits for the wider Global Internal Audit Department.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Conduct and lead audit engagements by reviewing business processes for gaps and deficiencies in control that could lead to non-compliance with regulation and internal policies, fraud or inefficiencies
  • Perform compliance audits and operational/business audits 
  • Assess the effectiveness and efficiency of business operations and processes
  • Perform forensic research on, and analysis of, our company's financial data to identify potential fraud and/or business revenue loss
  • Regular testing of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (J-SOX)
  • Provide internal consulting (advisory) services to the organization
  • Prepare audit reports for engagement stakeholders and present audit results to Management 


Professional experience and personal skills:

  • University Bachelor and/or Master's degree in Law, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent qualification 
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Internal Audit, Consulting/Advisory or similar function within an international manufacturing company or external consultancy
  • Relevant experience in compliance for the pharmaceutical industry, governance, risk and control
  • Digital mindset, strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple complex projects and tasks simultaneously and to work independently
  • Personal integrity and high degree of confidentiality
  • Fluent in English and German (both oral and written communication)
  • CIA Certification would be a plus
  • Willingness to travel internationally (up to 40%), primarily within Europe


What we offer:

We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, flexible working models, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.


Please apply online at our Career Portal. We are looking forward to your application.