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Senior Auditor


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  82009
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  European Audit
Division:  Finance


This is Lyondellbasell


As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role


As a Senior Auditor you will support Lead Auditors and Managers on the execution and delivery of the annual audit plan, with the expectation of supporting as a team member on different kinds of audits and leading engagements of low to moderate complexity. You will be part of an enthusiastic team supporting the company strategy on various fields, including a key role on ESG developments.


This role is an experienced position intended to utilize basic audit principles and skills to evaluate the adequacy of internal controls, compliance with company policies, and enhancement opportunities that add value to the business and internal clients. You may also be responsible for performing and/or assisting in advisory engagements, corporate investigations, ad-hoc special projects, and other department internal initiatives.


While primarily based in one location, team members will participate in audit assignments across our global company at various locations across Europe, Asia and international. Travel to both domestic and international locations is expected up to 25% a year.

These are the roles & responsibilities


  • Develop a working knowledge of the Company with a focus on business and manufacturing processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Analyze and solve problems utilizing a risk-based approach.
  • Perform operational, financial, compliance, and fraud related audits under the direction of the audit lead or audit manager and in accordance with accepted professional standards. 
  • Develop the ability to identify and assess key risks and controls within assigned audit areas, and determine applicable audit approach.
  • Prepare high quality audit workpapers on a timely manner in alignment with audit methodology. Demonstrate ability to draw conclusions based on audit testing data and prepare evidence based audit findings.
  • Identify and implement improvements to internal processes to mitigate risks, increase efficiency and effectiveness, and sharing best practices across the organization. 
  • Actively demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain relationships with team members, associates, mid-level management, and other personnel within the organization with limited supervision. 
  • Demonstrate teamwork by cooperating with department members, sharing information, utilizing innovations of others, participating in group decision process and participating additional assignments as appropriate.
  • Develop an working proficiency of relevant key systems and applications in the company (e.g. SAP, Workiva, OneStream) and effectively navigate them to extract data for audit purposes.

This is what you bring


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, with a major in Business Administration, Finance, Information Systems, Engineering, or other equivalent related degree.
  • Four (4) to six (6) years of relevant business experience, including auditing experience
  • Advanced degree and/or professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CRMA, or other similar is a plus.
  • Fluent in business English
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office 365, preferably advanced in Excel.
  • Prior experience and knowledge of SAP or equivalent is desirable.  
  • Knowledge of operational, financial and audit processes as well as interdependencies among the processes. IT understanding is a plus.
  • 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.  
  • Strong problem-solving skills and business acumen.
  • Experience with ESG or Data Analytics (e.g. Power BI, Celonis) is a plus

This is who you are


Instills Trust and Exemplifies Integrity
Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity.


Demonstrates Courage
Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said, acting with integrity, doing what is right.


Builds Effective Teams
Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.


Ensures Accountability
Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.


Drives Results
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances .


Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives, within and across functions.


Cultivates Innovation
Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.  Uses lateral thinking.  Questions the status quo.


Customer Focus
Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.  Focus on internal and external customers.

This is what we offer


We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.



Please feel free to contact Dennie Verberne at dennie.verberne @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and business interviews (might include a business case) before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.



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