Assistant Manager, Internal Audit

Hatvan, Hungary

Posted: 8-Sep-2017

Ref#: H458/EU1704-01B

A Johnson Electric Group is the definite leader in micro motors, motion subsystems and actuators for automotive and industrial applications. Our motion solutions adjust car seats, headlamps and power drills, as well as 300 other applications worldwide. We are the safe choice for our clients.

For our R&D Department based in Hatvan, Hungary we are looking for a:

Assistant Audit Manager

Your Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to Senior Manager of Corporate Audit Services (who is based in Americas).
  • Conduct or lead engagements independently on a regional and global level (80% Europe).
  • Be a part of a dynamic Global company and Corporate Audit Services department.
  • Carry out the vision and mission of Corporate Audit to implement a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate risk and controllership
  • Support the Engagement Leader in conducting financial, operational and compliance audits
  • Review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls  and compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Identify and clearly define audit issues and root causes, recommend improved internal controls and business processes, and ensure that corrective action plans are developed and implemented
  • Prepare audit work papers and draft audit findings
  • Present audit findings to Corporate Audit Leadership and the Business Management Team
  • Actively participate in global initiatives aimed at improving Corporate Audit’s processes and procedures
  • Interact with senior regional and corporate management, including close coordination with Senior Manager and Global Head of Corporate Audit Services

Your Profile:

  • Finance College or University degree, Masters preferred
  • 6 to 10 years of related experience, including at least 3 years in an audit role
  • Work experience in manufacturing business environment as external or internal auditor is mandatory
  • CPA or CIA qualification is preferred or should be obtained within a short period of time after joining JE
  • Fluent English and Hungarian knowledge (second European language highly preferred)
  • Interact well with different people and able to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel up to 40% (80% within Europe and 20% globally)
  • Excellent  analytical and communication skills
  • Self starter, “Can Do” attitude and wanting to make a difference
  • Risk Management mindset

What we offer:

  • Unique opportunity for career development and to grow professionally at a global company with more than 38,000 employees worldwide and 3 billion USD annual revenue.
  • Professional training and certificate opportunities
  • No Sarbanes Oxley work
  • Main focus on operational reviews on how to enhance profitability and protect JE assets
  • Lead fraud investigations
  • Be a Risk leader for Europe
  • Real career options – possibility to advance to financial leadership roles in Europe, Americas or Asia
  • Excellent package (Bonus, benefits…)

You can gain further information about our job openings at the following link:,
If you are interested in this challenging position we are looking forward to receiving your CV in English and / or Hungarian. Please send it to Péter Sikos (
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