30 days ago

Corporate Auditor (m/f)

Clariant International LTD.

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Corporate Auditor (m/f)



Corporate Auditor

Member of the Corporate Auditing Team located in Muttenz, Switzerland

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2016 the company employed a total workforce of 17 442. In the financial year 2016, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.847 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.


Corporate Auditing function
Governance system. We strive to be perceived as valuable business partners providing key insights and focusing on risks that matter. We measure our contribution by the amount of process and internal control improvements and the overall positive change that we help drive across the organization. is an integral part of Clariant's robust Corporate

As an Internal Auditor you will be a member of the Corporate Auditing team. In this position you are responsible for conducting several audits on-site and you will determine the accuracy of records, evaluate the adequacy of controls and procedures and assess the overall effectiveness of operations across the organization. In addition, Corporate Auditors are actively involved in updating and presenting the audit findings and recommendations to the Audit Committee and Senior Management.

Position duties:


  • Perform advanced level internal audit and project work with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment
  • Perform interviews, walk-throughs and sample tests and document field audit results
  • Examine and verify the accuracy and completeness of records
  • Timely and appropriately report of audit results and corresponding agreement on recommendation with the auditees
  • Communicate to local and senior management
  • Monitor and follow up on implementation efforts
  • Facilitate the exchange of best practices throughout the organization
  • Provide input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan and to other information requests from the Audit Committee and Senior Management



  • Master or Bachelor degree, ideally in business administration; professional certifications (CA, CPA, CIA or CISA) are a clear advantage
  • Significant experience in auditing, finance, business analysis or process evaluation including supervisory experience (minimum 4 years experience, ideally in Big Four and/ or in global manufacturing industry companies' finance or audit functions; exposure to fraud and compliance issues are a plus)
  • Considerable knowledge and skills in applying both best business practices and internal auditing standards as well as excellent skills in negotiating issues and in effective verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts and practices, preferably related to SAP; knowledge of COBIT and of Computer Aided tools (TeamMate, ACL) is a plus

If you are ready to take the challenge at Clariant International and the job description inspires you and corresponds to your qualification, please apply online via www.clariant.com/careers.

Human Resources
Thorsten Mitter
Am Unisys-Park 1
D-65843 Sulzbach (Taunus)


what is precious to you?

- Fluent in English, written and spoken; proficient German, Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin language skills are a clear advantage

  • Team player and ability to establish and maintain harmonious work relationships with management, auditees and other internal and external contacts
  • Willingness to travel 40 - 50%

Herr Thorsten Mitter
Talent Aquisition Specialist
Am Unisys-Park 1
65843 Sulzbach