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Internal Auditor, Supplier Contract Audit - All Gender

date posted 11/23/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2659761
location Budapest;Bridgewater, NJ;

Le contenu du poste est libellé en anglais car il nécessite de nombreuses interactions avec nos filiales à l’international, l'anglaisétant la langue de travail.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and the Audit Committee, the mission of Sanofi Internal Audit and Risk Management (SIA + RM) is to provide independent and objective reasonable assurance regarding the group’s ability to control its operations according to the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) international standards.

Sanofi Internal Audit and Risk Management helps the company execute its strategy and achieve business objectives by assessing and improving the effectiveness of Sanofi’s governance, risk management, and control processes, and is committed to alerting management on significant risks and monitoring their effective mitigation.

The Department relies on 3 Hubs: Paris (France), the Americas and Singapore as well as on 2 Centers of Expertise: Information Systems and Contract Audit.

The Auditor, Contract Audit will work in a team environment to plan and execute dynamic risk-based audits and identify value-added recommendations to strengthen third-party governance and Company processes and controls. Audits will focus on strategic initiatives, critical business processes, and key third-party supplier/outsourcing arrangements.


  • Work collaboratively with audit teams to execute financial, operational, compliance and integrated-IT related supplier audits

  • Conduct target and segmentation activities based on qualitative and quantitative inputs to identify prospective supplier and contract targets; align with Legal, Procurement, Finance and SBS on final target lists

  • Conduct planning activities to identify risks and develop appropriate risk-based audit procedures

  • Execute detailed audits of target suppliers and contracts to assess adherence to agreed upon contract and financial terms/conditions

  • Document and report detailed observations and instances of non-compliance notably associated with historic financial findings, potential ongoing savings opportunities and process improvements

  • Quantify financial findings and confirm factual accuracy with the business, Procurement, Finance and Supplier(s)

  • Based on the audit outcome, support Procurement, Legal, Finance, SBS, and the business (as needed) to engage supplier and agree resolution, and implement learnings and improvement opportunities into future contracting processes and associated controls


  • A BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business discipline

  • A minimum of 3 years prior public accounting or internal audit experience, including experience in forensic, financial, operational, or compliance auditing

  • Strong analytics skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and IIA Standards

  • Fluent in English

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel approximately 25-30% of the time, including international travel for up to three weeks at a time

  • Proficiency with Excel/Word/PowerPoint. Data analytics experience (specifically with visualization tools such as PowerBI, QlikView, and Tableau) and ERPS

  • Experience working in a matrixed international environment preferred

The following skills and/or experiences are an advantage

  • MBA or other advanced degree

  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE or equivalent)

  • Experience with a Big Four firm

  • Experience in healthcare and/or life-science industry

  • Experience in developing written reports and delivering presentations

  • Multilingual (verbal and written)

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

As part of its diversity commitment, Sanofi is welcoming and integrating people with disabilities.

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