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Date: Jun 17, 2017

Location: Stoneleigh, COV, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own


AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit for more information. 



Director Internal Audit, EME




A permanent opportunity has arisen to lead the Internal Audit department for the EME region. This position will report into the Global Director Internal Audit.

Role Profile:

The Director Internal Audit EME is responsible for managing all non-IT Internal Audit activities for the region, including all GSI related activity.  This includes managing the EME IA cost center and budget, developing EME IA strategic plans, and managing the execution of the annual EME plan, as well as assisting with the development of the Global IA strategy, annual plan and execution of global audits.  This includes all financial, operational, and compliance areas within the business.  Because of this, the Director of IA EME will be expected to work closely with Senior Management of all departments in EME to understand their strategies and business operations identify risks to their operations and develop appropriate strategies to both audit and mitigate those risks.  The Director will be expected to work closely with the business to implement those mitigation plans into their operations. The Director IA EME will manage a team of financial and operational auditors and will work closely with the IT and other regional audit teams.  This position will directly supervise up to five internal positions and will also be responsible for up to 10-15 external co-sourced resources at any given time. The position will also serve as a liaison between the business process owners and KPMG, AGCO’s external audit firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide key input into the corporate and regional audit plan
  • Provide key input into the corporate and regional risk assessment
  • Pro-actively advise all EME Senior Staff, including the SVP and VP of Finance, on key risks and control issues, as well as provide potential mitigation plans and strategies for their operations
  • Assist in the design and implementation of mitigation plans or development of new business processes or operations
  • Manage all internal or co sourced audit resources, up to 20 individuals
  • Work with the Global Director of Internal Audit or development of the Global IA Plan and Strategy, Global Enterprise Risk Assessment and execution of selected Global Audits.
  • Development and training of internal staff both within EME and other regions when other regional staff are assigned to their audits.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to evidence extensive Audit experience is essential
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Auditing; MBA desirable
  • CPA, CIA or CISA (or non US equivalents) is essential
  • Experience with Data Analytics is desirable
  • ‘Big 4’ Auditing experience is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley, Internal Controls, Risk Evaluation and Senior Management communications is essential
  • International business experience is essential



Your perspective: 


Be part of our UK office which supports AGCOs Europe, Africa and Middle East Region and is located on beautiful parkland setting in Warwickshire. State of the art offices provide a pleasant working environment and all the facilities you would expect from a progressive global organisation. 

We have over 30 nationalities working within our UK Operation to support our customers’ global needs.  AGCO is an exciting Company with a rapidly changing and growing environment and attaches great importance to the provision of continuous personal learning and development. 



We offer the following benefits:


  • Basic salary: Negotiable (DOE)
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (20%)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 8% for a 5.5% employee contributions)
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
  • 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Company car scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family
  • On-site parking
  • On-site restaurant 


    Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!

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