World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.
Internal Audit provides the Group Executive Committee and Executive Management with:
independent and objective assurance on the level of control over Group operations and organizational structures, by assessing using a systematic and methodical approach, the quality and effectiveness of Internal Control, Risk Management and corporate governance systems in the Entities;
audit findings and recommendations contributing to improve the efficiency of operations and therefore create added value, primarily by encouraging the exchange of good practices.
To achieve this overall objective, we are currently reinforcing our Internal Audit function with the recruitment of a Senior Internal Auditor for the Americas Hub
Within the Americas Internal Audit team, you will conduct and lead assignments in Air Liquide Entities in the Americas, focusing primarily on:
the correct implementation of Group policies, procedures, codes and guidelines, and prevailing laws and regulations;
the preservation of Group assets;
the integrity, reliability, completeness and traceability of financial and accounting information communicated both internally and externally;
the control over operational and functional processes.
Perform and lead process and internal control reviews across the Hub;
As mission leader, able to supervise and coach other auditors in the Hub;
Identify risks / weaknesses and make added value recommendations to Management to improve efficiency;
Effectively communicate audit findings and recommendations to Entity and Hub Management;
Identify best practices and shares them across the Hub;
Demonstrate a confident handling of information systems, audit tools and processes (work programs, risk analyses, added value reports, etc.);
Establish constructive relationships with the audited Entities both during the audit missions and on an ongoing basis;
Pro-actively and efficiently communicate with Hub Internal Audit VP and other auditors to enhance consistency of approaches / standards;
Ensure independence of audit and confidentiality of information received;
Constructively improve audit standards and work programs;
Promote internal audit as competent partner creating value.
Impressive analytical and synthesis capabilities;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; at all levels, adapting the message to ensure clarity and understanding;
Excellent team spirit;
Able to work independently, multi-task and prioritize under pressure and within timeline constraints;
Free-thinking, innovative, and excellent problem solving skills;
Bachelor's Degree in engineering and / or a Business School
8+ years professional experience in the industry sector (operations preferred), combined with internal / external audit experience.
Experience / knowledge of the industrial gas business via past experiences is an advantage.
Comfortable with data analytics and have past experience using a data analytics tool such as ACL or IDEA.
Knowledge of Oracle and / or SAP
Certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and / or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) are appreciated.
Bilingual English and Spanish or Portuguese desired
Travel requirements 25 to 30%
In Office position
Candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.