Senior Audit Manager (m/f/x)

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Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. 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)


Purpose of the function

The position is to deliver and lead audits, depending on the skills of the individual, with minimal supervision covering all businesses and activities of the Daiichi Sankyo Europe Group including the affiliates across Europe. The role will also include the assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting (J-SOX).

Provide independent and objective risk assurance and internal consulting services to stakeholders within Daiichi Sankyo Europe (incl. European affiliates) 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 incontrol that could lead to non-compliance with regulation and internal policies, fraud or inefficiencies

  • 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

Competency Model

  • Empowering

Education & Experience

  • University Bachelor and/or Master's degree in Economics / Business Administration, Management Engineering, Business Informatics, IT or equivalent qualification

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Internal Audit, Compliance or similar function within an international manufacturing company or external consultancy

Skills and additional Requirements

  • SAP Knowledge

  • Digital mindset, strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple complex projects and tasks simultaneously and to workindependently

  • 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 30%), primarily within Europe



What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.