Audit Manager (SMD CS Auditing)

Bayer, Creve Coeur Missouri, US

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Audit Manager (SMD CS Auditing) Introduction:Internal Audit & Risk Management (IA&RM) safeguards Bayer against critical risks, building on trusted professionals and leading technologies. It provides independent and objective assurance as well as advisory services on behalf of the Board of Management of the Bayer Group. Our work enables a holistic view on the global Bayer organization across all functions preparing for an international career in the company. We regularly hire and develop top talents with multidisciplinary backgrounds on different managerial levels. We systematically qualify our employees according to the highest professional standards. The audit group SMD Crop Science of Internal Audit conducts internal audits of the global commercial operations Bayer's Crop Science division. This includes all processes of Sales, Marketing, Distribution (SMD), including Order-to-Bill (O2B), Bill-to-Cash (B2C), Credit Management and other related processes, providing deep global insight into a diverse range of activities. YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The primary responsibilities of this role, Audit Manager, are to: Auditor or Lead Auditor of an audit activity;Leads regular and complex audit activities with teams of 2-6 auditors, responsible for work assignment;May be routinely auditor / team member in large audit activities, leading sub-tasks of the audit;Audit focus area will be dependent on the specific business/function;During the audit executes the analysis and evaluation of business processes for efficiency, profitability and sustainability;Responsible for the analysis and evaluation of internal control systems and compliance with Bayer internal guidelines, laws and other applicable regulations;Executes testing according to process description and according to guidance;Responsible for retrieval, review and analysis of relevant data/ information from ERP systems and other IT sources (incl. mass data analytics);Utilize analysis tools developed for Internal Audit;Supervises audit preparation and field work;Prepares and aligns the scope with the Audit Group Manager;Responsible for the detailing of the audit scope and the applied methodology and tools and lead the audit accordingly;May delegate sub-tasks of the audit to an experienced auditor;Develop sound recommendations (based on substantive observations/findings) for business improvements and risk mitigation; preparing the facts for audit report/closing presentation;Presents and updates the respective management of audited organization;Consult on best practice approaches or risk mitigation in Audit Group related areas, such as Program/Project Management and/or Facility-, Production- and Asset Management;Quality monitoring and review of working results of audit team;Ensure full and complete documentation of audit process and evidences;Responsible for the feedback process of the audit after the audit;Be able to conduct investigations in Compliance cases;Document all findings in the audit report, the audit report is written in English;Finalizes the audit report (in English) and aligns it with Audit Manager and Senior Management of audited function; WHO YOU ARE Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following: Required qualifications: Bachelors degree in relevant field with a minimum 10 years' of relevant working experience, six years of which must include relevant industry working experience that directly relate to either Pharma, Consumer Health (OTC) or Crop Science; Excellent knowledge of Bayer's business, organization, and the underlying processes (Internal candidates only); Subject matter expertise in a selected Audit Group;Experience in leading teams and providing guidance and leadership (e.g. in audits, projects, managerial positions) as well as proven capability in planning and prioritizing;Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as poise, with comfortability in presenting to senior leaders/stakeholders;Excellent business partnering skills with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders without direct authority;Efficient, structured, systematic and creative way of working;Excellent analytical skills, aligned with excellent and proven project management skills as demonstrated by leading past project activity with considerable budget, scope and responsibilities;Profound and proven conflict handling and cooperation skills and demonstrated ability to challenge senior leaders;Strong capabilities in IT systems and applications supporting business (i.e. ERP);Excellent ability to interact with all levels of management, including taking a firm stand with senior leaders;Excellent ability to influence upwards;Good capability in building efficiently working teams and partnerships;Understanding of multiple Internal Audit requirements, with ability to act objectively and independently;Ability to provide interpretation and guidance on (Code) Compliance, company policies, and procedures as well as internal and external regulations and guidelines to foster integrity of processes and mitigation of (immanent) risks or relevant experience in comparable functions like QA, Consulting, Engineering Consulting etc. Preferred qualifications: Graduate degree (MS/MBA/PhD) with seven years of relevant working experience;Previous experience in an internal/corporate Auditor or Big4 (external Candidates);Fluent in a foreign language;Comfortable to work in multinational, multicultural teams;Professional certification (e.g. CIA, CFE, CISA or a CPA) Ability to travel up to 50% (25 weeks). YOUR APPLICATION Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements. Location:United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur Division:Enabling Functions Reference Code:661523 Contact Us Email:hrop_usa@bayer.com PDN-96b93439-6a18-44b7-a090-63c3a16896d5