Nestlé Group Audit Trainee Mentorship Program
The Nestlé Group Audit is a world-class audit department. It provides value-adding assistance to Top Management
in the markets and at the international headquarters. At the same time it is one of the most important talent pools within the group shaping the auditors to become the future business leaders of the Group.
Objectives of the Nestlé Group Audit
Next to assessing the internal control systems, our auditors ensure compliance with corporate standards and local legislation. They help improve operational efficiency of our processes and facilitate the application of best practices throughout the Group.
Areas of Activities
Auditing in the Nestlé Group Audit is a very operational and hands-on job. The underlying principle is actively involving staff at the audited unit. This means conducting interviews with all levels of staff to become familiar with the processes and systems, but also includes performing risk analysis and adequate audit tests supported by proper data mining methodologies. Identifying weaknesses and developing workable solutions are the result of their work. As a Nestlé auditor you have a fascinating opportunity to get to know all activities and functions within the Nestlé Group- such as Sales & Marketing ,Supply Chain, Production and Finance – and this on a worldwide level!
You will be dealing with professionals at all levels in the company: from operators in a factory to executive vice presidents at the center and experience the fascination to interact with people from many different backgrounds and cultures.
Fast Career Track
When you join Nestlé as an auditor , you will be integrated as a team member where you will be able to demonstrate your entrepreneurial skills. As soon as your performance reaches the required level –generally after approximately 2 years- you are promoted to team leader . As Team Leader you have full project responsibility. You will ensure high quality audit results and you will manage your team members to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
International Project Teams
The Nestlé Group Audit consists of 55 auditors from more than 20 nations – all top graduates and young professionals with a proven record of success. They work together in high performance project teams –An audit team consists of up to 5 members and are headed by the team leader . Right from the start you will have the responsibility to analyse a specific function, to develop recommendations of improvement and to get the buy-in of the auditees. Time pressure is high as you have between 2-4 weeks only in a unit to complete the project. The team members will stay together during the 12 week assignment before they rotate. Working and living together for three months under demanding circumstances requires on one side a high level of team spirit and tolerance, but forms a special bond between the auditors.
Mentorship Program: from the very beginning an auditor will have a mentor assigned to him/her who will follow his/her professional development.
The described elements combined with the expected high level of curiosity and self-starter approach will guarantee a steep learning curve about the company’s operations, its people, products, customers and consumers.
As you have seen, working in the Nestlé Group Audit demands a lot from the auditors. Being part of the Nestlé Group Audit is not simply a job- it’s a lifestyle! That’s why we demand a lot from applicants for this job,. Our best auditors have all some features in common. They:
- Master Degree in Business or Economics, preferably with a major in Finance or Audit
- Fluent in English, with excellent knowledge of two additional major European languages
- Desire to embark on a life long international career
- Some professional experience gained through internships or other jobs in Finance or Audit
- High level of curiosity and courage
- Stong personality and leadership qualities
- Excellent communication skills
- Capable of taking initiative and meeting deadlines
- Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
- Adaptable to challenging circumstances
- Absolute integrity due to the sensitivity of the job
- High degree of flexibility and willingness to travel
The Selection Process
Our selection process consists of three rounds:
If your CVmatches our profile, we will conduct with you a telephone interview to get a first impression of you and to test your analytical thinking and flair for numbers.
- Once you passed the telephone interview, we invite you to our assessment center in which we check in-depth your soft-and hard skills in group exercises and interviews with HR and some of the Nestlé
- Group Audit Managers.
- In the third round, you will have the opportunity to talk to the Head of the Audit Department.
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