Senior Internal Auditor


Modern Times Group




Modern Times Group Summary

Modern Times Group MTG AB is an international entertainment broadcasting and media group with its core business in television. MTG is the largest Free-TV and Pay-TV operator in Scandinavia and the Baltics and the largest shareholder in Russia’s largest independent television network CTC Media. (Nasdaq: ‘CTCM’). Viasat’s channels are distributed on the Viasat platform and in third party networks in 24 Nordic, Baltic and Eastern European countries and reach a 100 million people.

MTG’s annual revenues total approximately USD 2 billion and it’s market capitalisation is approximately USD 4 billion. Key businesses owned and operated by MTG in Scandinavia include Viasat Broadcasting, TV1000, TV3, TV6, TV8, CDON.com, Bet24.com, Gymgrossisten, Rix FM, P4 Radio and many more. Modern Times Group MTG AB class A and B shares are listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Large Cap market under the symbols ‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’.


The Group Internal Audit (IA) is today a function with 7 IA professionals reporting to the Head of Internal Audit. 5 of these IA staff are permanent/in-house and located across 4 European locations including London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Riga. The remaining two roles are outsourced to a company within the Kinnevik group and these two roles also report directly to the Head of Internal Audit.

The role

The role offers the right candidate the opportunity to work in a fast pace and internationally expanding media group with businesses in Broadcasting (both Pay TV and Free TV), Online retail, Online leisure, and Radio. The output of the position will have top management and board attention and the work within internal auditing will have a substantial impact on ensuring effective financial and non-financial operations of MTG.

The position will be an excellent stepstone and option of moving into other financial/operational roles on a managerial level within 2-3 years. The Internal Audit Manager role will focus on MTG’s Scandinavian operations but will also to some extent cover MTG’s Central and Eastern European (CEE) and African operations. Since the position is very international of nature up to 35% travel mainly in Europe will be required.

Key purpose statement of the Group Internal Audit Function

The principal purpose of the Group Internal Audit function in MTG is to provide an independent, objective assurance service on behalf of the MTG Board and Audit Committee, in line with corporate governance requirements. Main aim is to have an effective control, risk management and governance system to ensure that financial, commercial and operational risks are identified and addressed properly. Group Internal Audit also provides advisory services to management, designed to add value and improve the Group’s operations.  The Group Internal Audit function provides Group-wide assurance and reports on Internal Audit activities on a consolidated global basis. 

The role of the Senior Internal Auditor is to provide professional support to the Head of Internal Auditing (HIA) to achieve this purpose through a clear individual responsibility and contribution.

Outputs and Accountabilities

The position entails contact with a wide range of functions spanning from mainly top management to operational level. Key interfaces of the position will be CEO, CFO and COO´s of the company as well as Finance Managers, Controllers, Legal Department, Payroll etc.

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Compensation and Benefits
The position will entail a competitive compensation and benefits package including an attractive fixed monthly salary, pension scheme and health insurance.

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