Senior Audit Manager (m/f/x)

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Date: 20 Nov 2023

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) 


The Position and Role:

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 purpose of the role is to execute and deliver high quality internal audits, related audit service and to provide advisory services. To lead audit engagements including assessment of business/process risks and evaluation of related internal controls.


Key responsibilities:

  • Apply effective project management to audit assignments in order to deliver work which meets quality standards, deadlines and the expectations of stakeholders

  • Identify root causes of control issues and investigate, analyze and test possible solutions, define risk mitigation actions and identify areas for improvement

  • Prepare audit reports and review and agree issues with responsible management

  • Establish and maintain effective business partnering and advisory relationships with senior management on the audit and with managers in the relevant functions, to support the Head of Internal Audit in assessing risk across the organization

  • Perform special projects and lead initiatives to improve the technical and operational effectiveness of the internal audit department

  • Regular testing of IT Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (J-SOX)


Personal skills and professional experience:

  • University Bachelor and/or Master's degree in Business Administration, Business Informatics, Economics, Finance, Legal, Risk Management or equivalent qualification

  • Applicants from other fields of study are also welcome!
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in Audit/Advisory/Consulting or have comparable experience from industry

  • CIA Certification would be a plus

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

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple complex projects

  • Personal integrity and high degree of confidentiality

  • Fluent English written and spoken. An additional language is 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.

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