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Internal Audit & Risk Management (IA&RM) safeguards Bayer against critical risks, building on trusted professionals and leading technologies. It provides independent and objective assurance as well as advisory services on behalf of the Board of Management of the Bayer Group. Our work enables a holistic view on the global Bayer organization across all functions preparing for an international career in the company. We regularly hire and develop top talents with multidisciplinary backgrounds on different managerial levels. We systematically qualify our employees according to the highest professional standards. The audit group SMD Crop Science of Internal Audit conducts internal audits of the global commercial operations Bayer’s Crop Science division. This includes all processes of Sales, Marketing, Distribution (SMD), including Order-to-Bill (O2B), Bill-to-Cash (B2C), Credit Management and other related processes, providing deep global insight into a diverse range of activities.




The primary responsibilities of this role, Auditor, are to:


  • Be an auditor/team member of an audit activity;
  • Work independently under direction of the Lead Auditor;
  • Be the co-lead for minor topics/projects;
  • Audit focus areas that are dependent on the specific business/function;
  • Execute the analysis and evaluation of business processes for efficiency, profitability, and sustainability;
  • Independently analyze and evaluate the internal control systems and compliance with Bayer internal guidelines, laws, and other applicable regulations;
  • Execute testing according to process description and according to guidance;
  • Be responsible for retrieval, review, and analysis of relevant data/information from Employee Referral Program (ERP) systems and other IT sources (including mass data analytics);
  • Utilize analysis tools developed for Internal Audit in specific situations;
  • Conduct investigations in compliance cases;
  • Document all findings in the audit report (in English);
  • Support the Lead auditor and Audit Manager in finalization of the audit report (in English) prior to distribution;
  • Obtain or actively pursue professional licensing (CIA/CFE/CISA/CPA);




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and minimum five years of relevant working experience;
  • Included within the above relevant experience: two years must include relevant industry working experience that directly relates to either Pharma, Consumer Health (OTC) or Crop Science OR External Audit in one of those areas OR Profound knowledge of Bayer's business, organization, and the underlying processes (Internal candidates only).
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as poise, with comfortability in presenting to senior leaders/stakeholders;
  • Profound business partnering skills with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders without direct authority;
  • Efficient, structured, systematic and creative ways of working;
  • Excellent analytical skills, aligned with sound project management skills;
  • Strong and proven conflict handling cooperation skills and willingness to challenge senior leaders;
  • Strong capabilities in IT systems across one or more functions (IT, Accounting, Finance) and applications supporting business (i.e. ERP);
  • Advanced ability to interact with all levels of management, including taking a firm stand with senior leaders;
  • Basic understanding of one or more Internal Audit requirements, with ability to act objectively and independently;
  • Ability to provide interpretation and guidance on (Code) Compliance, company policies, and procedures as well as internal and external regulations and guidelines to foster integrity of processes and mitigation of (immanent) risks.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience as an internal/corporate Auditor or at a Big4 (external Candidates);
  • Comfortable working in multinational, multicultural teams;
  • Fluent in English, additional languages beneficial;
  • Auditors are encouraged to have/do an additional certification (e.g. CIA, CFE, CISA or a CPA);
  • Ability to travel up to 50% (25 weeks).



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur || United States : Missouri : St. Louis     
Division: Enabling Functions    
Reference Code: 672585     
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