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Cluster Internal Control & Compliance Manager

Hamburg, Germany

Cluster Internal Control & Compliance Manager

  • DE00560
  • Hamburg, Germany

About us

With over 100 years of experience in producing quality tobacco goods, Reemtsma is one of the most entrenched companies in the world. Consumers sense our knowledge and diligence in every product.

As part of Imperial Brands, Reemtsma has a strong and balanced portfolio of well-known markets, such as John Player Special, Gauloises, West, Davidoff, Drum, Rizla, Peter Stuyvesant, R1, P&S and Cabinet. With our new brand Blu on the other hand, Reemtsma is also active in the world’s leading markets of e-cigarettes, and thus gained vast experience in this very new category.

At Reemtsma, we are looking for people, who are enthusiastic and motivated to keep things moving. We are looking for those, who are flexible, who like working in an international environment, and who perceive changes as new chances. This company is the perfect place for those, who consider working in a controversial industry as an exciting opportunity and who are thrilled to actively contribute to shaping a mutual future.

For our Finance team, we are looking for a new Cluster Internal Control & Compliance Manager (m/f/d).

The role and key responsibilities:

Review & assess the Internal Controls for the Cluster for completeness and effectiveness in accordance with the Annual Audit Plan and making use of the latest Group Control Matrix. Ensure implementation of agreed actions by agreed timelines. Coordinate Risk assessment process for the Cluster. Provide regular updates to the CLT concerning the latest status of the internal control environment. Ensure proper documentation & communication of Policies & Procedures in line with Group and local legal requirements. Be the primary contact for Group Internal Audit.

The role will encompass:

  • Create the Annual Audit Plan and agree with Cluster Finance Director.
  • Conduct internal audit reviews according to Annual Audit Plan and issue final report to the Reemtsma Board of Directors. Based on internal audit reviews track the implementation of the agreed recommendations.
  • Review and assess the most up-to-date Group Control Matrix in accordance with the agreed monthly process and ensure that it is up to date, accurate and improvement actions are delivered to deadlines.
  • Review Group Policies and Procedures on a regular basis and inform the key stakeholders of any amendments. Ensure local Policies & Procedures are in line with Group policies and local legal requirements.
  • Ensure standardised ways of working and control documentation wherever possible across the Cluster. Propose improvements required.
  • Ensure and verify proper approval process in line with the Group/Cluster/Market Authorization Matrix.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the key business risks across all the Cluster markets and wherever possible assist to minimising those business risks. If required by Division/Group work on the current Group Risk Assessment Summary.
  • Organize regular meetings with the CLT to review compliance related topics and improvements to strengthen the controls environment.
  • Primary Contact for any Cluster Group Internal Audit.
  • Sharing and coordinating best practices between the markets.
  • Coordinate with the external Auditors providing appropriate information per requests.
  • Consult & assist in special business projects where necessary.

Your profile

  • You have a master’s degree in economics and business or related fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in key finance roles
  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Certifications on internal audit are desirable.
  • Fluent in oral and written English, German desirable
  • Readiness for business trips

What do we offer?

Reemtsma offers an independent full-time position with room for initiative within an international and dynamic organization. Our company culture is characterized by openness, drive and enthusiasm. We provide an attractive salary with various additional benefits.


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