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Internal Auditor

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity


This is an outstanding opportunity for a structured and analytical Finance professional to step up and join our Internal Audit team at Crown. 


The IA department, along with the Board, Executive Management, and the External Auditors, is a corporate governance cornerstone of Crown Holdings, Inc. In addition to its mission of giving assurance on the Company’s control framework, it also contributes to our continuous improvement process. The Internal Audit department reports to the Audit Committee, which ensures its independence and objectivity.


Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, this role primarily covers our entities across the EMEA region. These include sites focused on the manufacture of Beverage Packaging under Crown and Transit Packaging under our sister-company Signode. Occasionally this role may also support missions in APAC and the Americas.   


Role Purpose

The department evaluates the risk exposures relating to the organisation’s governance, operations, and information systems with four objectives as per the COSO II framework:

  • Strategic - high-level orientations and objectives set by the entity
  • Operations - effective and efficient use of the entity’s resources
  • Reporting - reliability of financial statements
  • Compliance - with laws and regulations

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform financial and operational audits of plants, operations, projects, and systems in line with the Internal Audit Plan
  • Plan and execute audits in accordance with audit standards, plans, budgets, and schedules
  • Report audit findings (in good written English) and make recommendations for reducing risk, improving operations, reducing cost, and ensuring compliance with Company policy
  • Perform special reviews and participate in projects at the request of management
  • Abide by the department’s Code of Ethics
  • Travel at least 40% of the time to complete fieldwork 

Relevant Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideally a qualified accountant or equivalently qualified by experience in Finance 
  • Experience of integrated ERP systems such as JDE and SAP
  • Full driving license required  
  • Experience of manufacturing processes would be advantageous but is not required

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Good level of written English and operational level of spoken English, additional languages (e.g., Spanish, French, German, Arabic, etc.) would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills 
  • Calm under pressure, able to deal with challenging circumstances
  • Able to be decisive and assertive, supporting your opinion when challenged
  • Able to take initiative
  • A true team player
  • Able to demonstrate a coherent and precise thought process
  • Open to new ideas, able to learn new processes rapidly 
  • Capable of conducting work in an independent, objective, transparent, and timely manner.


What Crown can offer you? 

  • the opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • to be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.  


Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 


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Internal Auditor

Requisition ID:  1804

Saint-Ouen, FR, 93400

Functional Area:  Finance
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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