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Lead Auditor

Sector Location Job type Salary
Not specified
Date added
5 August, 2021

Job Description

My client are currently looking to expand their internal Audit team by hiring a Lead Auditor, with a global scope, based at their headquarters in Basel. 

The team has a strong team spirit, with a very supportive and collaborative approach, where team members are encouraged to bring ideas to the table and shape the longer-term development of the Audit function within the business.


Lead Auditor, Basel, Switzerland


This is an end-to-end Audit role, where you will be responsible for the full scope of Audit engagements, with a strong advisory, business partnering focus for the business. 

The business is at the early stages of developing data analytics capabilities within Audit, so someone with experience in this area could add significant value.


As a Lead Auditor, your role will include:

  • Plan and lead Audit engagements on a global basis covering operational, IT, financial and compliance audits.
  • Business partner with operational functions to evaluate business risks, and provide insights and recommendations.
  • Support the development of data analytics capabilities within the Audit function.
  • Involvement in a broad range of projects.


Skills required:

  • 7-10 years’ experience within Audit or related fields, such as internal controls, risk management, etc.
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools, such as Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, etc. would be desirable.
  • Willingness to travel up to 35%.
  • A team orientated and hands-on approach.
  • A willingness to learn and develop.
  • Fluency in English is essential. Additional languages are beneficial, particularly Chinese.


If you are interested in applying for this Lead Auditor role please register your interest using the link below,  send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Meriel in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.