Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Senior Internal Audit in Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain

Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.

We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.

The Grifols Corporate Internal Audit department provides the Executive Comitee Board and the business with independent and objective assurance and consulting services that are guided to improve the quality and effectiveness of the governance, risk management and internal controls. This position for the Grifol’s Internal Audit department is framed within the company Headquarters in Barcelona.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for conducting global audit projects across all areas of the three different Grifols’ Business’ Divisions: Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital.

Our internal audits projects are varied and consist of a mix of operational, financial and compliance reviews.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly global and market leading organization.This is a challenging role that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to gain valuable management skills and international experience. (The position requires the senior internal auditor to travel around 25% of the time)

We are leading several international projects which involves areas such as:

  • Risks Assessment and Controls Projects

  • Fraud/Anticorruption investigations and controls

  • Governance

  • Process and Business Cycles analysis

  • Global procedures standardization


  • Bachelor's degree in Economics/Business Administration or other business related.

  • 4-5 years of auditing experience (preferably in Big 4 with pharmaceutical, manufacturing and/or chemical industry experience).

-Experience in an Internal Audit Department is positively valued but not required

  • Previous SOX, participation in fraud/anticorruption investigations and business risk services projects are highly desirable.

  • Professional audit designation, e.g. CIA, CPA or CFE (preferred but not required).

  • Advanced level in English and Spanish is a must

  • Availability to travel to national and international locations (on an average of 25% of the working time)


  • Excellent writing and communication skills, documenting and presenting audit reports to the Audit Committee and/or senior management.

  • Leadership skills and ability to interact with people at different levels within the organization.

  • Extensive knowledge of business processes with their typical functions, common accounting entries, relationship with financial statements, and critical accounting records.

  • Applies knowledge of internal and external business conditions to identify incidents or events that could impact the organization's strategy, objectives, or risk profile.

  • Analyzes the underlying reasons of issues identified in an audit and determines cause-and-effect relationships of issues.

  • Applies knowledge of risk assessment frameworks and makes recommendations for audit strategies based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of business risk.

  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data and drawing logical conclusions.

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft office suite and experience with SAP, ACL, and/or TeamMate.

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