Manager Internal Audit (m/f/d)

This is an exciting position that will directly contribute to the Corporate Internal Audit (CIA) mission to provide independent, objective assurance to improve the effectiveness of business risk management, internal controls, and governance processes throughout adidas.


The Internal Audit Manager will work in a project team to complete assurance and advisory projects under the guidance of a Senior Manager.


This position offers learning, development and creation opportunities in an international environment within a multi-cultural, sports enthusiastic team that values inclusion and diversity. The team embraces change and innovation in order to support the company mission to be the best sports company in the world.


Corporate Internal Audit team members are value-adding business partners focused on supporting adidas in creating a sound governance, risk and compliance framework which secures the achievement of strategic objectives.


Key Responsibilities:



Key Relationships:


  • Senior Management and team members of the audit entities
  • Global support functions including Sales, Brand, Finance & TECH, Human Resources, and Operations
  • Key Governance functions:  Risk Management, Policies & Internal Controls, Legal & Compliance
  • Corporate Internal Audit team




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Solution-oriented, adaptable, self-motivated, driven and committed team player with integrity and perseverance.
  • Able to accept and meet deadlines, involving effective time management capacity and sense of priorities and agility.
  • Strong analytic capabilities to manage large volume of information from various sources (interviews, data) and derive meaningful observations. Experience with data analytics extremely beneficial.
  • Solid interpersonal skills combined with a high degree of customer orientation; can adapt and navigate easily within a changing environment and complex organizations, able to connect with a variety of functions, audiences, management styles, or cultures and create/foster stakeholder relationships.
  • Curious and growth mindset; keen to learn and approach subjects outside of comfort zone, able to think critically and bring in different perspectives.
  • Comfortable to present and communicate in English effectively, both in writing and verbally.
  • Additional language skills would be advantageous (e.g. German, Mandarin, Spanish, etc.)
  • Mobile; business related travel up to 40% per year.



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • University degree in a business-related discipline (e.g. Accounting/Controlling/Finance, Management, Business Administration, International Business, etc.)
  • 5+ years of assurance, advisory or consulting experience, preferably within   multi-national organizations or professional services firms.
  • Evidence of training or discipline specialization in consumer products industry, diverse sales channels and brands (e.g. TECH, Fraud, Supply Chain, Wholesale, Retail, e-Commerce, Digital, Finance).
  • Professional designations (e.g. CIA, CPA, CISA, CFE, etc.) preferred.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Manager Internal Audit (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Audit
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  340948
Date:  Jul 28, 2021