Internal Audit Consultant – IDEXX – Hoofddorp


IDEXX has an opening for an Internal Audit Consultant to join our Global Internal Audit team focused on financial and operational audit activities within the EMEA and APO regions. The successful candidate will have substantial company exposure, and this is a great chance to kick-start your career at IDEXX.

The Internal Audit Consultant reports to the Sr. Internal Audit Manager EMEA & APO.

The objective of internal audit is to add value by promoting and effective control environment at a reasonable cost. To this end, you will assist members of the organization by providing them with observations and recommendations concerning the activities reviewed. You will accomplish the Company’s objectives by bringing and applying a systematic and disciplined audit approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk, control, and governance processes.

In this Role

  • You will partner with key audit stakeholders to identify constructive and value-added solutions that address issues identified and recommend operational improvements that ensure that proper controls are exercised over all aspects of the business and that Company assets are conserved, protected, and accurately reflected.

  • You will review post-acquisition or newly acquired business integration.

  • You will use data analytics and data mining to identify improvement opportunities for audit techniques.

  • You will provide ad-hoc management requests and special investigations.

  • You will prepare audit reports and assist in the presentation of audit results. Strive to continuously improve communication to appropriate management levels to maximize the value of audit services.

  • You will collaborate with business process owners while they redesign business processes and advise for optimal financial and operational controls to balance risk mitigation and cost of control.

  • You will have access to an active mentorship program, the diverse development and career opportunities within IDEXX which is substantiated by the fact that there are several IA alumni in other departments;

  • You will review and appraise the soundness, adequacy, and application of financial and other operational controls in accordance with the IIA Standards to ensure effective control at reasonable costs and ascertain the extent of compliance with established policies, procedures, and business practices to ensure effective operations.

  • You will optimize the Internal Control Framework by aligning significant risks to control objectives and controls and ensuring that controls are tested in the most efficient way.

  • You will help to identify improvement opportunities within the IA department related to the Internal Audit methodology or audit execution which could result in higher value provided to the key audit stakeholders in a shorter time.

  • What you will need to Succeed

  • You have a minimum of a bachelors’ or master’s degree in Finance, economics, accounting, or related study.

  • You have ideally of 3-5 years in public accounting and/or corporate internal audit role.

  • You have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English; and one or more additional European languages preferred.

  • You have strong analytical skills, a proven business process mapping experience with international operations, and multiple lines of business.

  • You have deep knowledge of internal controls.

  • You are self-starting with the ability to multi-task in a complex and demanding environment.

  • You have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with all levels of staff and management.

  • You have deep knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (e.g., US GAAP, IFRS).

  • You have deep knowledge of standard business processes (Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, etc.).

  • You have proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

  • You have a high level of accuracy and the ability to work effectively and independently.

  • You are a team player with great communication skills and attention to detail.

  • You can deal with changing priorities and challenges.

  • You have a natural willingness to learn and take and receive feedback constructively.

  • You possess high ethical standards and a positive attitude.

  • Why IDEXX

    We’re proud of the work we do because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, ensure safe drinking water for billions, and help farmers protect livestock and poultry from disease. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 10,000 talented people.

    So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.

    Let’s pursue what matters together!

    IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. IDEXX is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.


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