Audit Jobs in The Netherlands

Where are most of the audit jobs based?
Covering the four main cities Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, plus their surrounding areas the Randstad is one of the largest conurbations in Europe and so it is within this area that naturally the vast majority of audit positions will be found.
That said there can also be exciting offers to be found in some of the other cities such as Eindhoven, Almere and Breda.
Bear in mind though that although the Netherlands is a fairly small country due to the high traffic levels many candidates are reluctant to travel too far from their home to work place.

What kind of life can I expect?
The ethnic origins of the citizens of the Netherlands are diverse – English level is very strong amongst native Dutch speakers so candidates without a second (apart from English) can feel at home. There are also tax incentives for foreign workers to relocate to the Netherlands to undertake highly skilled positions like audit.

What kind of job titles should I look out for when searching for a job?
If you want to look for positions in general finance and operational audit best bet is to look for general corporate audit, Operational auditor, and internal auditor jobs.
For IT Auditor the most like job titles will be ICT Auditor, EDP Auditor or Informatica Auditor.

What kinds of audit jobs are available?
The country continues to be one of the leading European nations for attracting foreign direct investment and is one of the five largest investors in the US this means that combined with a strong and dynamic domestic audit market the Netherlands also has a number of international firms within it’s boundaries.

So will I need specific audit qualifications?
The main audit qualifications on offer in the Netherlands are the RA Registered Accountant qualification for financial auditors, NIVRA: Royal Dutch Institute of Member of the International
Chartered Accountants Federation of Accountants (IFAC); the RE Registered EDP Auditor qualification for IT and systems Auditors overseen by NOREA: Dutch Order of Chartered EDP Auditors; RO Registered Operational Auditor for internal auditors overseen by VRO: Association of Chartered Operational Auditors.
The CIA Qualification overseen by the insituut van internal auditors Nederland and the CISA qualification overseen by the Dutch Chapter of ISACA are both also well recognized.

Sounds great… so where do I apply for a job? 
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