Risk & Internal Audit Analyst

Risk & Internal Audit Analyst

Founded in 1965, Inapa Group occupies a leading position in the European paper distribution market and holds prominent positions in the distribution of packaging and visual communication. It has been considered the most internationalized Portuguese group operating in 10 countries - Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, the Netherlands, Turkey and Angola.


We are looking for a Risk Analyst to Incorporate Inapa Shared Center (one of Inapa Group's company) and the Risk Office team.

This position will work closely with, and report to, a Risk Office Manager in the implementation of Group´s Risk Management and Internal Audit model, providing an independent and objective assessment of the Group internal controls, identifying key findings and propose recommendations to address risks and reinforce internal controls.

This position will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Cooperate with Risk Office Manager in the definition of annual risk management and internal audit planning;
  • Perform preparatory work for assignments, including gathering information to better understand the scope and processes' subject to be analyzed and prepare work program/checklists;
  • Participate on engagement detailed planning and organization;
  • Cooperate in the preparation of the kickoff meetings and participate in the presentations to internal clients;
  • Analyze and understand the processes/activities/situations, within the companies value chain, through meetings with process owners, data analysis and walkthroughs;
  • Document and validate, with process owners, the AS IS processes design;
  • Identify, characterize and document risks and controls;
  • Perform control design assessment and conduct effectiveness analysis (compliance tests and substantive tests): define tests samples; define detailed tests procedures; execute control effectiveness tests and document results;
  • Evaluate inherent and residual risk. Define exposition risk matrix;
  • Perform critical analysis on risk exposure current situation, propose recommendations to reinforce controls and discuss with process owners and management;
  • Draft reports with the risk management and internal audit conclusions and mitigation actions;
  • Support auditee in the implementation of the action plan;
  • Perform monitoring and follow-up actions defined in the implementation action plan;
  • Perform or participate in other activities in the scope of Risk Office mission and attributions;
  • Comply with professional standards and internal procedures;
  • Permanently update and improve professional and technical knowledge;
  • Prepare and organize engagement files.

The person applying to this position should be willing to travel out of the country for periods of time, no longer than 2 weeks.


  • Bachelor/graduate or Master in Management, Economics, Finance or Audit;
  • 2/3 years of professional experience in External Audit/Internal Audit/Internal Control/Risk Management (experience in audit in international consulting firms, is valued);
  • Portuguese language native/professional proficiency spoken and written is mandatory;
  • Professional proficiency (spoken and written) in English language (able to conduct a meeting, read and understand a report/document and write a report, is mandatory
  • Conversation skills in German and French language are valued;
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Project), ERM/ GRC (e.g. Teammate, Metric Stream, BWise; …), process mapping (e.g.: MS Visio, Aris, Bizagi …) are valued;
  • Good understanding of The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing;
  • Certified International Auditor;
  • Good knowledge in accounting and financial reporting standards/rules;
  • Knowledge of worldwide risk management stan­dards/frameworks: COSO, SOX, ISO 31 000;
  • IT risk management experience is valued;
  • Knowledge and experience in process mapping (flowcharts);
  • Good analytical skills, with strong risk awareness and thorough understanding of processes and controls across distribution business value chain;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Autonomy and results orientation;
  • Dynamism, adaptability and proactivity;
  • Willing to travel for periods of 1 or 2 weeks along the year.

We seek all kinds of talent, we do not discriminate by gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, special needs or any other factor, we seek a person who has the will to do and learn; proactivity and courage to intervene and add with their knowledge and experience; capacity for motivation and optimism; favors a collaborative environment and the achievement of goals, individual and team, has a sense of urgency and great responsibility and ability to work with confidential information.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to the following contact: HR@inapa.pt

We are waiting for your application!