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Internal Audit Manager

Internal Audit Manager

Department - Dean's Office
Location - Europe Campus
Status - Manager
Contract - Temporary - Full Time
Contact - Talent Acquisition Specialist at
[email protected]
Posted on - 15 Apr 2024
Deadline - 31 May 2024

INSEAD is seeking an Internal Audit Manager to join our Finance & Administration department. This is a full-time, temporary 1 year contract (CDD) position to be based at our Europe Campus in Fontainebleau, France, starting in May 2024. 

About the Job

You will play a pivotal role in driving INSEAD's future momentum by implementing an objective, systematic, and disciplined approach to risk management, control, and governance processes. Reporting to the Dean of Finance and Administration, you will collaborate closely with various stakeholders, including the school's leadership. This individual contributor role requires a high level of ethics, integrity, and expertise in internal audit and controls methodologies.

Your Responsibilities

  • Internal Audit: 
    • Develop and execute the internal audit plan and roadmap.
    • Act as an independent advisor to identify and analyse problems.
    • Lead the full audit cycle to identify loopholes and recommend risk mitigation measures and cost savings.

  • Internal Controls:
    • Establish and oversee an internal controls function.
    • Lead the development and implementation of our internal controls goals and procedures.
    • Collaborate with the business in development of action plans and in developing a system to track/control deficiencies.
    • Ensure proper risk identification, process mapping and controls linkage.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Proven experience in financial auditing, internal controls, or risk management, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a reputable global audit firm.
  • Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, or equivalent is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of auditing principles, internal controls frameworks (e.g., COSO), and relevant regulations (e.g., SOX).
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and identify areas of risk or improvement. 
  • Meticulous and organised in the review of documentation to identify potential inconsistencies or deviations. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism, with a commitment to upholding the highest standards of governance and compliance.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter (in English) to [email protected] .

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