Principal Internal Audit

Senior Professional Job Netherlands, Delft Corporate Functions Netherlands
Want to be responsible for Exact’s independent and objective Internal Audit function? As Principal Internal Audit you are in the driver’s seat to give actionable insight, advice and assurance to senior management and Exact’s Audit Committee on Exact’s risk management, control, and governance processes. And where is your career heading? That’s up to you. The career opportunities are unprecedented. 1,850 enterprising colleagues have already paved the way. Are you on board?

This = the job you are looking for
As Principal Internal Audit you initiate and set the internal audit approach of Exact and are responsible for defining and realizing the multi-year internal audit plan. And that's not all. We can rely on you as an Principal Internal Audit to:
  • Drive the internal audit risk assessment and multi-year audit plan processes.
  • Are a member of several of Exact's key governance committees, including Exact’s Compliance Committee.
  • Have an excellent network within Exact, the audit committee and work together with Exact’s external financial auditor.
  • Are a trusted advisor of the CFO and BoMD on Exact's governance, risk management and internal control processes.
  • Maintains relations with and contributes to the internal audit professional bodies and peers. 
This = your team
As Principal Internal Audit you are the internal audit function of Exact. To ensure professional standards are met you work together with an external quality manager and can hire external expertise when required for specific audits. Within Exact you will also work closely together with 2nd line functions like Governance, Risk & Control, Exact’s Compliance Officer and Exact’s Data Protection Officer. Asking for help if necessary and offering help if possible is part of their DNA. We have few predefined paths, which gives you plenty of room to choose your own.

Organizational independence of the internal audit function is ensured by its internal audit charter. As Principal Internal Audit you will report functionally to the chairman of the audit committee of Exact and administratively to the CFO. 

This = what your future colleague says
"Trust of our customers in our services is key for the success of Exact. Internal Audit plays a crucial role by providing assurance on our processes and by identifying improvement opportunities at an early stage” 
- Joko Tenthof van Noorden, Director EPS and GRC
This = what you bring
With us, you can be yourself, and we would love to discover what sets you apart. For the position of Principal internal Audit, it's helpful if you demonstrate integrity, competence and due professional care. And preferably you also are objective, insightful and can communicate effectively. What's more, you bring:
  • A Master's degree in relevant field or similar knowledge obtained based on work experience
  • A Professional qualification in auditing (e.g. RA, RE, CIA, CISA)
  • At least ten years of experience in auditing, of which at least five years in internal auditing or similar experience
  • Experience with audits on information security, data privacy and financial reporting and at least affinity with strategic and compliance risk audits.
This = what you get
At Exact, we work hard. And there is something in return. The balance between work and relaxation is very important to us. So once everything gets back to normal, you can work up a sweat in our own gym or take a break at the coffee bar. Empty your head and then tackle your daily tasks with renewed energy. And, of course, that's not all. As our Principal Internal Audit, based on 40 hours per week, you can also count on: 
  • A good, market conform gross monthly salary 
  • A Personal Target Income (bonus) of 20% of your monthly salary;
  • A thirteenth-month bonus;
  • A holiday allowance of 8%;
  • An indefinite employment contract; 
  • A company car or mobility allowance;
  • A gross allowance
  • A company phone and laptop.
  • 27 vacation days.
  • A modern pension.
  • An innovative and international work environment at our modern headquarters in Delft, once we go back to the office 
This = why you shouldn't wait
If it feels good, don't hesitate. So let us know why are our new Internal Audit Principal. How do you strengthen Exact’s third line of defense?

If you have any questions about the position and/or the application procedure, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner Arthur Fransen will be happy to answer them via, by phone on 015 - 7115000.

This = our application procedure
  • If we have enough in common, we will first have a phone screening.
  • We still see the match? Cool, then you will have a 1st interview with the manager and our Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner.
  • The selection procedure takes about 2 to 3 weeks.
This = Exact
Founded in 1984 and now operating in more than 100 countries, we are a leader in the global business and financial software market. What makes us stand out? We combine the energy of a start-up with the advantages of a multinational. Our aim is to create the best business software with the most innovative software solutions. Over 550,000 entrepreneurs and accountants trust our software and use it on a daily basis.

As an employer, we accept our social responsibility. This is important to us and we genuinely believe in it. We think green in everything we do, whether it's by reducing paper consumption, encouraging digital working and minimizing travel by plane and car. We also support employees who want to contribute to the (local) community.  Exact celebrates differences and views them as a learning opportunity. We assess ideas based on merit, rather than source. It’s passion, dedication and ownership that earn you a place at the table. 
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