Senior Audit Manager (m/f/x)

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Date: 30-Apr-2021

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo and its 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 13 European countries including Denmark, where Copenhagen acts as the Nordic headquarter. For more information:


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, with minimal supervision covering all businesses and activities of the Daiichi Sankyo Europe Group including the affiliates across Europe. A strong focus is placed on IT 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.


Key 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 IT Audits (operational and system IT 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 Economics, Finance, Business Administration, IT, Business Informatics, Engineering Sciences 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 the IT (audit) field
  • 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)
  • CISA and/or 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 foward to hearing from you.