Welcome to the world of high-quality forklift trucks! One of the most important players in the world. A challenging new position for an Internal Control Officer with travel ambitions!


Main purpose of the role

In this position you will be working at MLE – the holding company of MCFE (Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe) and UniCarriers, a Swedish company with several sales entities throughout Europe. Overall, you will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of proper internal controls within the organization, European-wide. This means you will be travelling about 25% of the time to the European entities.

Main aereas of responsibility;

  • Internal Audit: preparation of the yearly internal audit planning, execution of internal audits at the entities including interviews, documentation and the writing of internal audit reports;
  • Execution of JSox audits;
  • facilitate control self-assessments of entity level controls in order to report within set deadlines;
  • provide guidance to internal stakeholders regarding best internal control practices in order to minimize risk;
  • in case of (adhoc) issues, point of contact for the engagement towards Operational Risk and Internal Audit.

This concerns a new position which can be further shaped in cooperation with the Internal Control & Compliance Manager. Activities will be conducted from the 2nd line of defense and responsibilities can be further extended with Risk and/or Compliance activities.

Required qualifications/level of education

In order to fulfill this position, you meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and Accounting, Business Administration or similar;
  • 3-5 years relevant experience with risk-based integrated audits /JSox, IT and/or Internal Audit;
  • familiar with standard regulations such as IFRS,(J)SOX and /or COSO;
  • knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems;
  • fluent knowledge of the English language, both oral as in writing;
  • strong communicative skills, analytical, organized and process-oriented;
  • willingness to travel up to 20-30% of the time per month.

About MLE

‘Moving the world forward as the leading provider of innovative logistics and material handling solutions”. MLE is the holding company of Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe and the Swedish company UniCarriers and is located in Almere. Due to the business integration of the two companies, they now have a strong leadership position within the market of Forklift trucks. It enhances strong values such as Compliance, Environment, Quality, Technology, Customers, Employees and Safety. MLE operates in the development, design, manufacture and sales of electric and engine-powered forklifts, transportation robots, automated warehouses, LAN and other logistics equipment and systems, electric vehicles, and monorails.


The job is based upon 37,5 hrs. working week, payment global standards + 8% holiday allowance, bonus and business trip allowance when travelling. In addition 27 holidays + (max.) 5 days extra, to be assigned by Management. Laptop and mobile phone will be provided, flexible working hours.

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Are you interested or looking for more information?

If you are interested, please apply for this position via our website. Or mail your resume and motivation directly to Annemarie Blaisse, Sr. Consultant. For more information please contact via or 06-41532393.

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