Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Internal Audit Manager 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.

Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well being of people around the world. We accomplish this mission by producing life-saving protein therapies for patients and by providing hospitals, pharmacies and healthcare professionals with the tools they need to deliver expert medical care.

Your tasks and responsabilities

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 Head of Corporate Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Manager 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. It is a challenging role that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to gain valuable management skills and international experience. 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

We are recruiting an Internal Audit Manager willing to work in this kind of auditing projects.

Who you are

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

  • 8+ years of auditing experience (preferably in Big Four with pharmaceutical, manufacturing and/or chemical industry experience).

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

  • Previous participation in SOX, fraud/anticorruption investigations and business risk services projects are desirable but not it is not a requirement

  • It is desiderable a 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 aimed at different key stakeholders within the Organization (Audit Committee, Executive Comitee, Departments Directors, Managing Directors, Country Managers, etc.)

  • Enthusiasm for developing a professional career within a global and multicultural environment as well as interest in leading diverse and unique key projects for a business strategy

  • Leadership skills and ability to interact with people at different levels within the organization. Also he/she will coordinate external services’ providers.

  • Commitment to the team to work effectively by supporting personal relationships

  • 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 in order 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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