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Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Specialist (m/f/d)

Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Specialist (m/f/d)

About you

You are a confident professional who can perform a range of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance (IA, R&C) assignments delivering independent, risk-based, value-adding reports aligned to the overall strategy and approach approved and reviewed by the Audit Committee. You contribute to the IA, R&C team and demonstrate the flair and passion necessary to make a difference in the dynamic environment of IA, R&C in RHI Magnesita.

In addition, you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any area - preferably in Accounting, Business, Law, Finance or related field
  • Accountancy, Audit, Compliance or Risk Management qualification or equivalent
  • Audit, Compliance or Risk Management experience – preferably in a Big 4 Public Accounting firm or at one of the IA, R&C departments of a multinational organization
  • Direct experience in supporting Enterprise Risk Management programs is highly valued
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative, creativity, energy and the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Willingness to travel (up to 30% - 40%) within European locations
  • Fluent in written and oral English - being able to work 100% in English is a must. Besides, fluency in languages spoken in the European region is highly desirable (e.g. German, Portuguese, Spanish)

About the job

The highly visible role will involve performing IA, R&C assignments across a range of business units and processes to review existing practices and develop ideas to improve the way we do things and enhance the delivery of the strategy.

This role has contact with stakeholders at all levels across RHI Magnesita, including senior executives. Developing action plans, advising the business and collaborating with your colleagues to understand and enhance the internal control framework will be crucial.

Be part of a world-class IA, R&C function with excellent career development potential.

Your tasks will include:

Internal Audit:

  • Plan and perform internal audit and review activities, such as risk and control diagnostics, in line with Internal Audit international standards and best practices.
  • Monitor the results of the external audit and management reviews undertook during the year, and ensure prompt follow-up and implementation of any recommendations that impact the internal controls of the company.

Risk Management & Internal Controls:

  • Assist with the risk self-assessments in line with RHI Magnesita risk assessment guidelines and risk management best practices. Identify and analyze risks as well as internal controls mitigating such risks. Conduct ad hoc and group-wide risk assignments.
  • Liaise with regional management to track relevant risk data and report them to the Regional Management.
  • Support in the preparation of risk workshops, risk benchmarks, and risk reporting/dashboards.


  • Assist the Regional Management to identify regulation and standard that RHI Magnesita needs to comply with. Advise management on how to comply with them, carry out compliance initiatives at a regional level and advise the business on specific compliance issues.
  • Carry out training sessions with employees to ensure they are updated on the latest regulations and processes.

Other tasks: Investigations, regional IA, R&C initiatives, analysis and reporting preparation for the Management Team, provide training, build strong relationships with management, other ad hoc tasks.


What we bring to the table

We are the acknowledged industry leader in innovative technology. Our company is defined by people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. We have a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages openness, fresh thinking and initiative. We are pragmatic, positive and optimistic.

As a much-valued employer:

  • We offer you a varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • We give you the opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology
  • Empowerment to take responsibility and force your own career success
  • You will have the opportunity to learn, to lead and to build something new with colleagues from around the world
  • We attach importance to a respectful and cherishing environment with open decision-making processes
  • We promote direct communication, openness and collaboration with our award-winning and innovative employee app
  • We offer you a full-time position (38.5 hours / week) in the department of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance at headquarters Vienna.


According to your previous experience and qualifications and in keeping with the market the annual gross salary will start from € 50.000 (full time basis).


Do you recognize yourself in this role?

We are looking forward to your online application! Please upload your resume including your personal profile via our career page. Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration.


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 13,600 employees across more than 40 countries and € 2.9 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. But to deliver results for customers, that technology has to be put to work effectively. By people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. Do you want to know more? Check out www.rhimagnesita.com