Senior Corporate Internal Auditor

Stabio, Ticino, Switzerland
21 Dec 2021
29 Jul 2022
Full Time
Why Join Us

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is one of Italy's most famous family driven enterprises and a world leader in luxury menswear. Founded in 1910, Zegna is deeply grounded in history and craftsmanship, yet always at the forefront of contemporary innovation and style. We are pioneers who embrace change, take ownership of our actions and work to create the world we want. We're as proud of our people as our products and look for others that share our passion and commitment to excellence and authenticity.

Your Opportunity

Reporting to Internal Audit Manager you will be responsible for the timely execution of risk-based audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, applying risk and control concepts to a variety of scenarios, identifying any potential issues and ensuring potential concerns are addressed in timely and effective manner.
As new NYSE listed company, you will be involved in the implementation of a Sarbanes Oxley Act framework of controls and entrusted to perform some SOX tests.
You will provide value-added advice and support to business partners on creation or modification of policies, procedures, improve internal processes to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance are maintained.

How Will You Contribute

Support the team conducting part of risk assessment in established/required timeline;
Plan activities and define risk-based audit programs, conduct interviews with management, perform analysis on data and documents, draft comprehensive and complete audit reports and monito the implementation of the agreed action plans with management;
Perform test of design and test of effectiveness of SOX controls according to PCAOB requirements and standards.
Support policies and guidelines definition without impairing independence.

Who You are

You have unquestioned personal integrity with strong ethics, you are a graduate in accounting or finance with 3-5 years of relevant experience as financial auditor or as corporate internal auditor in industrial companies (luxury/fashion business is a plus);

You have:
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley Act (or 262/05 Italian law) and Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001 requirements;
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and financial statements, risk and control concepts;
  • Working knowledge of professional IIA performance standards (certified CIA a plus);
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and SAP;
  • Flexible and capable to contribute to the development and growth of the team;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, willing to travel.