Clichy, Île-de-France
Full - Time
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Beauty is our DNA. From the very first hair dye L’Oréal produced in 1909 to our innovative Beauty Tech products and services today, our company has been a pure player and leader in the beauty sector worldwide for decades. That is why, our work at Global Finance & Legal continues to evolve to support the Group as it faces new challenges every day. We are fully involved in the Group’s strategy and convinced of the importance of non-financial and responsible performance going forward. We are also an essential partner in the Group’s ambitious new sustainable development program, L’Oréal for the Future. We commit to act on environmental and social issues.

Would you like to be a part of this adventure?

Join our Internal Audit team as a Group Internal Auditor

By joining the Internal Audit team at L’Oréal, you will perform audit assignments in cooperation with other team members, data analysts and group experts. As part of an extremely rich and diverse team composed of around 20 different nationalities, you will have the opportunity to discover most of the processes, functions, and business models of the Group in all regions of the world and thus develop broad skills set.

To support you all along this journey, you will benefit from a rich and continuous training program, mixing technical sessions with modules dedicated to personal and soft skills development.

Our role is to evaluate the level of internal control attained by L’Oréal and provides an objective and independent evaluation of the efficacy and relevance of the internal control system applied in the Group’s entities across the globe. Therefore, you will analyze the company’s main processes by applying a systematic and methodical approach, mixing data analytics, field visits and interviews with all levels of stakeholders, from field staff to the country management committee members. Through your action, you will evaluate the efficiency of the risk management, control, and governance processes, and thus help to make sure that the Group’s objectives are met.

You will issue recommendations to make the processes more efficient. You will also help to identify opportunities to improve processes for the entities, and make operational recommendations based on the Group’s best practices.

By combining a hands‐on approach with transversal vision, you will identify new risks, and can thus propose updates to the Group’s Standards.

This position is based at our headquarters in Clichy (Paris area), France, and requires travelling worldwide if the situation allows it.

Here’s how you will have a role to play in this team:
  • Participate in (i) mission preparation - the risk approach & scoping, (ii) audit planning, (iii) audit execution and documentation of business processes, and (iv) audit reporting.
  • Assess processes, policies, financials, documentation, and other factors to determine if assigned scope areas are operating in accordance with established and relevant controls
  • Report to the management of the entity and to the top management of the Group conclusions and document findings based on data-driven testing results, and evidence, along with root cause and recommendations.
  • Run interviews and participate in meetings with a large variety of stakeholders, clients, partners.
  • Manifest continuous improvement mindset in the audit function, including identifying and integrating best practices.
  • Propose and take actions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Internal Audits.
  • Become yourself a trainer for more junior team members as your expertise and knowledge will grow

The skills/experience that you will need to make an impact:
  • Master's degree and 4years+ of experience in Audit, Accounting, Controlling, M&A, or other Finance Business partnering positions. Additional competences in IT or data are highly valued.
  • Strong listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and leadership skills, broad business knowledge and strong analytical skills are essential.
  • Be adaptable, open-minded with international experience and the capacity and desire to work in extremely diverse teams and environments.
  • Fluency in English is essential. French and other languages are highly appreciated.

Possible next steps after this role:

This position is an exceptional opportunity to discover L’Oréal from a variety of challenging angles and with a broad international perspective. After around 2 years as internal auditor, you will get the opportunity to become mission manager and drive and manage an audit team by yourself. Your 3 years journey in the Internal Audit department will then lead to senior opportunities in Finance, Operations, BeautyTech, M&A or other functions in one of our subsidiaries, in France or abroad or at Group or regional level.

If you recognized yourself in the description and meet the requirements, you are ready for this awesome ride!

Not convinced yet? Just in case, here’s a few more compelling facts. Throughout this journey, you will experience:
  • #growth – at L’Oréal, growing comes from being in constant motion. We grow with others, by exploring and by reaching out for more. Together, we try, succeed and sometimes fail. We give transformational trainings and learning opportunities that make employees unleash the best in themselves.
  • #diversity – at L’Oréal, our teams are diverse as the billions of consumers we create for, we embrace difference of origins, cultures, life experiences and beliefs. We commit to fostering an inclusive environment where we celebrate differences.
  • #entrepreneurship – at L’Oréal, we invite our people to inspire others with mind-blowing ideas, to challenge the status-quo and to shape the future of beauty. “Run it as your own business” is our mantra.
  • #impactful memories – at L’Oréal, we encourage our employees to think and act beyond their jobs. For us, our job is more than just a job, it is about building a better future for others and our planet.

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