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Senior Internal Auditor EME Job

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, 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.


Senior Internal Auditor, EME




An opportunity has arisen to join the Internal Audit department. This position will report into the Director, Internal Audit, EME.


The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for supporting all audit activities in the EME region. Audits to perform include, but are not limited to, operational, financial, and investigative audits along with any requested audits surrounding compliance (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley, ACCP). The Senior Auditor EME will support the Director Internal Audit EME with scoping, planning, conducting / leading of these audits as well as drafting the reports & recommendations. 

Equally important is supporting of the Centre of Excellence (COE) functions based in Abbey Park, UK, with day to day audit and compliance related queries. The Senior Auditor EME helps to identify gaps/opportunities/key risks, develops corrective actions to address gaps or assess adequacy of solutions offered the Business. Therefore, the role is required to work as a strong business partner and build sound relationships within the corporation and COE organization in particular. 

The role is part of the EME audit team, works directly with the other regional audit teams and the IT audit function. Other stakeholders include AGCO' s audit co-sourcing partner E&Y as well as external audit partner KPMG.  

All audit results are expected to be document in compliance with internal audit industry (i.e., Institute of Internal Auditors) and departmental standards. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with local controllers, process and control owners to maintain continued compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act and other areas of compliance, including ACCP
  • Perform and lead audits and control testing in collaboration with the other internal auditors in a multinational team and AGCO co-sourcing partners
  • Utilization of data analytics for data analysis in selected audits
  • Utilize the Internal Audit documentation software for all audit documentation and reporting
  • Assist in risk based planning of the yearly audit program under the direction of the internal audit manager for the region
  • Serve as a liaison between audit co-sourcing partners, external auditors and business process owners
  • Support and advise the management teams on ad hoc requests, business process & control improvements and the implementation of audit recommendations


Minimum Qualification:


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or other related professional qualification (required)
  • SAP system experience (required)
  • Experience with data analytics (required)
  • Knowledge of SOX and ACCP (desirable)
  • CPA or CIA or non-US equivalents (desirable)
  • Solid written and oral English communication skills
  • Strong communication skills to engage with various levels of management
  • Cultural awareness and ability to work in an international team



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:  Competitive
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (10%)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
  • 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Holiday Trading
  • Retail Discount Portal
  • 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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