Senior Internal Auditor – Ahold Delhaize – Zaandam

  • Zaandam

Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaizes Internal Audit team is future-oriented and has a strong focus on strategy. As Senior Internal Auditor, you will lead audits for our European retail brands across different business processes (e.g. marketing, commerce, logistics, real estate, supply chain, IT) to investigate if the operational processes support the strategic objectives. Youll act as a trusted advisor for your stakeholders, while remaining objective in your assessment of the control framework. Based on your observations, you provide tailor-made recommendations for improvement.

About Ahold Delhaize
Were Ahold Delhaize, one of the worlds largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. Together with our 19 strong local retail brands in the United States, Europe and Indonesia, we make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, our people and the world around us. We offer a highly dynamic, international work environment in which our associates thrive.

Your new work environment
You will be joining the Global Internal Audit team, consisting of 40 colleagues. Your direct team consists of 6 colleagues. Our goal is rather straightforward: we perform audits across Ahold Delhaizes Global Office and the European brands. The impact on the organization is tangible: we act as the third line of defense, performing approximately 70 engagements globally per year driving innovation and change in different domains of the company. Our Internal Audit team is filled with smart, high-performing finance professionals who enjoy pioneering and taking ownership of their work.

This is what youll be doing
As Senior Internal Auditor, you will have a unique opportunity to see and understand many different areas of our company. You will have a senior role within a multidisciplinary team with different backgrounds (audit and non-audit). Together with the team you are responsible for analyzing and assessing risk management within a business unit. Subsequently, you share the observations with management in order to define next steps together. Every audit is unique, as you will work within different European and Global brands, in changing audit teams. Youll be auditing a large variety of processes, from sourcing to logistic, but also handle compliance topics and IT General controls. 

Whats in it for you?  
Aside from what we ask of you in this role, we also have a great deal to offer you: plenty of growth opportunities and various cross-brand career options; flexible working hours; a hybrid working model (we ask you to spend at least 50% of your working time at the office); and the chance to drive meaningful change on a global scale. You can look forward to a good work-life balance, and the chance to work in an inclusive environment that wholeheartedly encourages growth and welcomes you just the way you are. 

Furthermore, you can expect: 

  • A gross annual salary of 72.500 – 82.500 based on full-time employment
  • 20 vacation days, supplemented by a personal budget: take an additional 12.5 days off, opt for discounts, or simply take the cash
  • Attractive bonuses 
  • A first-rate pension plan
  • Requirements
    Were looking for a highly motivated candidate who has strong analytical skills and is a role model by heart. Youre pragmatic and know how to get things done. You fully understand and take into account the business needs to provide meaningful recommendations.

    Also, you have: 

  • Have a Masters degree, any complimentary certification (RA, CPA, CIA, RE, RO) is a plus
  • At least 5 years of working experience. Experience within Audit at a Big Four company is a plus, but not required. 
  • Experience with complex multi-functional programs and projects is a must-have, experience with operational audits is nice to have. 
  • The ability to communicate fluently in English. Ability to speak Dutch, French, Greek, Serbian, Czech or Romanian is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills, broad interests and intrinsic curiosity
  • Have strong communication and collaboration skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams to help drive internal and external engagement around sustainability. 
  • Are a true sparring partner to senior management, but are at the same time unafraid of pushing back when necessary and relevant. 
  • This role requires travel within Europe, up to 15% of the time. 
  • Apply now! 
    Are you keen to join Ahold Delhaizes Internal Audit team? Even if you dont tick all the boxes, but you still believe you have the personality and skills that make you a suitable candidate, we strongly encourage you to reach out to us. Apply now via the button on this page, or feel free to contact Karen de Geus, Talent Acquisition Partner Finance, via if you have any questions. 

    At Ahold Delhaize and our local brands, we broadly define diversity as being inclusive of thoughts and skills, generational differences, LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disabilities, nationalities and more, and we accept all people for who they are.

    Lees hier meer

    Deel deze vacature: