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Internal Auditor/Investigator

Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 35 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications.

Internal Audit Corporate (IAC) conducts audits primarily within operations, compliance and integrity. The audit plan is risk-based, and covers all entities in Hydro and the most significant partly owned entities. IAC also handles Hydro’s AlertLine for reporting concerns.

The IAC team consists of 16 members based in Oslo and Brazil and reports functionally to the Board Audit Committee and administratively to the CFO.

We are looking for a skilled internal auditor with hands-on experience from carrying out investigations. The successful candidate has strong analytical and communication skills, and an ability to work efficiently in a cross-cultural environment.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to gain insight into Hydro’s business and our value chain, and to cooperate closely with senior management.

Area of Responsibility

As part of the IAC team, the candidate will:

  • Conduct assurance activities worldwide
  • Carry out investigations
  • Handle whistleblower reports
  • Perform analyses of large amounts of data (e.g. analyses of payment transactions)
  • Assist in developing risk assessments and the annual audit plan
  • Assist in coordinating activities and information between IAC and the business areas
  • Assist with administrative responsibilities and internal development projects


To thrive and succeed in the as internal audit officer/investigator, we believe the right candidate holds the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (Finance, Accounting, Social Sciences, Audit, Law, Engineering)
  • 3-5 years of experience with internal/external auditing and/or Compliance
  • 3-5 years of experience with carrying out investigations and/or handling whistleblower reports
  • Familiar with SAP and analytical tools, such as ACL, IDEA or similar audit software
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Norwegian or German is an advantage
  • The ability to communicate difficult and sensitive issues in a structured and balanced way to all levels of the organization

As a person, we believe you have a high level of integrity and that you are:

  • Analytical, methodical and precise
  • Detailoriented, but still able to see the big Picture
  • Conscientcious and reliable
  • Flexible and pragmatic
  • Strong in building interpersonal relationships and a team player

Additional Information

Travel is expected. The candidate must be prepared to work both domestic and abroad. Hence, we are looking for candidates who are comfortable with working and travelling in an international environment.

Health, safety, security, and environment (HSE) are an integrated part of Hydro’s daily activities. Our responsibility is to protect the health and safety of our employees and to contribute to the sustainable development of the communities in which we operate. We thus look for employees who will contribute positively to this by their commitment to HSE, their attitude and related actions.

Please enclose all relevant transcripts with your application (academic records/diplomas, certificates etc.). Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail.

As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background check.

About the position

Apply before
May 05, 2019
Corporate Management
Schedule type
Full Time
City / Location
Norway / Oslo
Contract type
Permanent Positions


Maria Puhr, Head of Investigations
M: +47 957 54 424

Birgitta Sanden, HR Specialist
M: +47 970 31 556