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Internal Audit Manager, K Group

Are you an experienced internal audit professional looking for new challenges? If playing a key role in shaping financial and business processes in a market leader of its field sound like your ideal next career opportunity, then keep reading because your next career step could be with K Group! We are enhancing our Internal Audit team and looking for an experienced internal audit professional to join us as an internal audit manager.

The role can be based in either Helsinki (Finland), Greater Stockholm/Kista (Sweden) or Greater Oslo/Skedsmokorset (Norway). We are working in a hybrid workplace model where we combine office days and some remote work to best suit both the role and the team.

Here at K Group, we believe in the power of diverse and motivated teams to achieve our goals, and we are committed to providing our employees with a supportive and inclusive work environment. Come join our professional team and start building your own kind of career in the K group!

About the role
As an Internal Audit Manager, you will be responsible for Group's independent evaluation and assurance function required of a listed company. You are in a key role for systematically examining and verifying the efficiency of risk management, control, governance, and business processes in Kesko Group.

Together with the Internal Audit team, your work consists of

  • Performing assurance work according to the audit plan.
  • Performing separate engagements from the President and CEO or the Audit Committee.
  • Assisting the divisions in fraud examinations.
  • Consulting with the management and personnel in control related matters in connection with audits or by separate agreement.
  • Providing control expertise in various development projects.
  • Making recommendations in the Kesko Group especially on issues concerning controls.

Why join us?

  • You will be playing a key role in shaping financial and business processes in one of the local market leaders in the commerce and trade sector.

  • You get versatile and interesting tasks and responsibilities.

  • You have a great chance to work with the pioneer of modern grocery and wholesale trade.

What else we offer

  • Modern work tools and numerous opportunities to learn and network as a future professional.
  • Extensive employee benefits according to the local benefit scheme, unique to the K group. These include, among others: shopping benefits that apply in K-Group stores and staff shops.
  • At K Group we have a dynamic work community that focuses on well-being at work. For example, we provide several opportunities for growth: training, e-learning courses, and other opportunities for professional development and career growth. We also Support work-life balance and encourage a positive work culture that promotes open communication, teamwork, and collaboration.

To succeed in this role, we believe that you…

Are an experienced internal audit professional with at least 4-5 years of experience in auditing or delivering similar services via Big 4 audit firm. You have demonstrated experience from managing and planning audits and have gathered good understanding of business, business processes and/or IT processes and controls related to them. You want to make an impact and are ready to challenge the organization with issues identified.

Your skills and background:

  • Strong business acumen and understanding of financial business processes.
  • Ability to "think outside the box" and apply creative and constructive thinking to proposed recommendations for improvements to internal process, procedures and policies.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels of management.

  • Master's degree in Business/Economics or Accounting, relevant professional certification is a plus.

  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written. In addition, fluent in either Finnish, Swedish or Norwegian.

  • Skills and understanding in, e.g. data analytics, data protection, AI and robotics are considered as beneficial - if you have a knack for these things, there will surely be opportunities to put your experience into use and to enhance your skills!

We also expect that you have accomplished the CIA or CISA certification, or you are committed to acquire the certification during your first year with us.

Next steps

If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking ownership of things you care about, and being part of an ambitious group of professionals, submit your application via the apply -link. We'd love to hear your salary expectations as well.

The application period ends on 7.6.2023, [but we will process applicants already during the application period - so don't be late]. The work on the task starts as soon as a suitable person is found. Applicants are required to take a drug test before an employment relationship can be established. We will also conduct a security clearance for the selected candidate.

For more information about the position, please contact your future supervisor Ilkka Niemi, SVP, Chief Audit and Risk Officer. Best way to reach him is by phone +358 50 4099 489.

About the company

K:laisten kädenjälki näkyy päivittäin miljoonien ihmisten arjessa ja yhteiskunnassa Suomessa, pohjoismaissa ja Baltiassa: miten syömme, liikumme ja asumme vastuullisemmin nyt ja tulevaisuudessa. K:ssa saat ainutlaatuisen monipuoliset mahdollisuudet luoda omannäköisesi ura 40 000 K:laisen yhteisössä, kolmella toimialallamme, seitsemässä maassa.

K-ryhmä on valittu useasti maailman vastuullisimpien kauppojen joukkoon. Jatkuvasti uudistuva K on edelläkävijä kaupan digitalisoimisessa, kauppakohtaisten valikoimien ja digityökalujen kehittämisessä ja asiakkaan datapohjaisessa palvelemisessa. K:laisilla on käytössään alan edelläkävijän teknologiat ja -työkalut ja työkavereina alan parhaat ammattilaiset – niin kaupoissa kuin toimistoilla.

Vår väg framåtKesko Sveriges mål är att bli nr 1 i Sverige inom bygg- och infrastruktur och branschens mest attraktiva arbetsgivare.

Vårt anvar i samhälletInom Kesko Sverige vill vi göra mer. Vi vill ta ansvar för och göra insatser mot det avtryck människor och företag har på omvärlden.

Att jobba hos ossKesko Sverige är en organisation med stadig tillväxt. Vi har många olika kundsegment, många olika typer av produkter och en stor geografisk spridning. Vi erbjuder därför många utvecklingsmöjligheter och karriärvägar.

Det vi står förVi i Kesko Sverige har en gemensam värdegrund som guidar oss i hur vi är mot varandra och mot våra kunder. Vår värdegrund är: Jag visar vägen - Jag är engagerad - Jag bygger förtroende - Jag agerar öppet, tydligt och ärligt.


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