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Senior Auditor


Poznań, PL

Req ID:  80143
Facility:  POZNAN-6731
Department:  European Audit
Division:  Finance

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

Basic Function

The Senior Auditor role is an experienced position intended to utilize basic audit principles, skills, and techniques to evaluate the adequacy of SOx financial internal controls in both design and application in accordance with professional and departmental standards. You will be expected to assist on the testing of SOx financial internal controls under the direction of Audit Lead/ Audit Manager. During non-SOx activities, you will assist LyondellBasell Internal Auditors, located primarily in Houston and Rotterdam offices, with internal audits of various complexity with potential international travel up to 15%.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Preparing for SOx financial internal controls testing assignments, including update of workpapers, walkthroughs, methodology;
  • Performing testing as assigned and drawing conclusions about tested data;
  • Independently following up with Control Owners regarding testing where needed;
  • Drafting testing findings in a timely manner;
  • Communicating with Audit Lead/ Audit Manager regarding testing work status;
  • Reviewing of SOX workpapers and adequate documentation for SOX findings;
  • Assisting in audits of low to moderate complexity under the direction of Audit Lead and Audit Manager in accordance with accepted professional standards. Responsibilities include: initial audit planning, setting objectives, coordination with auditee, evaluation and reporting for audits;
  • Mentoring and guiding new hires;
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency and/ or effectiveness;
  • Developing a working knowledge of the Company as well as relevant SAP modules to be able to extract data for analysis.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree with a major in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related degree;
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant business experience. Big 4 experience is a plus;
  • Knowledge of IT, operational, financial and audit processes as well as interdependencies among the processes;
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, preferably advanced in Excel;
  • Fluent in Business English;
  • You can communicate in a clear, concise, and organized manner as this position may interact with first-line operating and supervisory personnel and with higher-level management;
  • You are self-motivated, able to work with a sense of urgency, support multiple priorities, and meet deadlines;
  • You are a team-player, enjoying cooperating with department members, sharing information, utilizing innovations of others, participating in group decision process and accepting additional assignments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience and knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP system;
  • Advanced degree and/or professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CISSP, CISM, or other;
  • Experience in COSO framework, PCAOB standards;
  • Any additional language skills.


  • Builds effective teams;
  • Collaborates;
  • Cultivates innovation;
  • Customer focus;
  • Demonstrates courage;
  • Drives results;
  • Ensures accountability;
  • Instills trust and exemplifies integrity.

We Offer

  • Opportunity to work for a multinational Company with the possibility to travel internationally up to 15%;
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including working up to two days a week from home;
  • Lots of professional growth opportunities;
  • Attractive office location near Poznań Old Town;
  • Environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

Application & Contact

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