Do you believe in simple and pragmatic solutions? Then it’s time for Action!


Your activities

As an Internal Auditor you assist the audit team in the planning and execution of audits, and present your audit results in a crystal-clear way to your colleagues or even management. You work on operational, financial or IT audits, follow-up activities or special assignments across all functions, both nationally and internationally. In your role you make a direct contribution to strengthening the control of our business processes by providing simple and cost-conscious solutions to control challenges.

As an Internal Auditor at Action you are self-starter who executes audit activities with minimum guidance and demonstrates eagerness to understand our business and customer perspectives. You are an analytical thinker, able to relate Action’s strategic goals to operational business processes and financial results. Your communication skills and capabilities to simplify when dealing with complex challenges/concepts will be invaluable and you leave no room for misunderstandings in your reports.

The job requirements

As an Internal Auditor you meet the following requirements:

  • A master’s Degree in accounting, Finance, Business, or other related subjects supplemented with a (almost finished) post-master RE or RA;
  • 2-5 years of experience in the Audit domain, partially also including Internal Audit;
  • Solid understanding of Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Control standards (van Manen, COSO, INK, KAD);;
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application and relate audit results to financial outcomes;
  • Knowledge of and experience in Audit Management Systems;
  • Experience in Retail and/or operational organizations is preferred;
  • Fluent in English (in word and writing) is required, French and German is preferred.

More and more Action is becoming an international company. This job is also open to non-Dutch speaking candidates.

The reason why you want this job.

An exciting opportunity for someone who likes to take responsibility, is result-driven, hands-on and prefers to work in a fast-changing (international) environment. We are seeking for a qualified professional with excellent interpersonal skills who can bring energy and enthusiasm to the role and is a great team player. As an Internal Auditor you are responsible for providing an independent opinion on how we control our business and provide clear directions for building a better business!

The company

Action is a fast-growing retailer / non-food discounter. Action has 1400 stores in 7 countries and 46,000 employees. The growth is over 25% per year. The values of Action are: customer-focused, cost-conscious, teamwork, discipline, respect and simplicity


This is a job for 32 to 38 hours per week. The principle location will be Zwaagdijk, the Netherlands. You will occasional travel to Germany, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria and Poland. The salary is competitive, a bonus based on personal and company goals, company laptop and phone and the willingness to invest in your development.

Are you interested or looking for more information?
If you are interested, please apply for this position via our website. Or mail your resume directly to Nicole Olde Weghuis. For more information please contact via or 06-81804247.

Not for you but maybe for another professional?
Maybe this role doesn’t suit you or maybe you are not (actively) looking for another position but you do know of some our professional suitable for his position? We are of course more than open to referral recruitment. And in case of a successful procedure, it goes without saying that we reward your efforts by means of our Findersfee.

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