Internal Auditor, Leading Financial Services Group, Hessen, Germany

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Location
Europe Germany Hessen
Employment Type
Permanent
Job Number
5094
Line of Business
Accounting & finance
Audit, risk & compliance
Financial services
Management & executive
Consultant

Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Develop an understanding of our audit methodology under appropriate supervision, as well as familiarity with audit and risk industry standards (IIA, COSO). Develop a sense of ‘professional scepticism’.
  • Prepare and perform control, compliance and substantive audit tests and evaluate results
  • Notice and address inter-relationships between areas; ask probing questions and formulate possible solutions
  • Incorporate analytics and data analysis throughout the execution of the audit, to better understand the audit area, identify potential control weaknesses or anomalies, assess the impact of potential weaknesses, and formulate possible solutions
  • Prepare process maps to document key business processes, procedures and controls
  • Identify and measure risk and evaluate controls
  • Interview operations staff to prepare written narratives, findings, conclusions and assist in communicating results
  • Maintain a high level of output and seek process improvements including cost saving opportunities
  • Utilise electronic audit tools and effectively apply technology in the audit process
  • Develops knowledge relevant to assigned audits and/or in line with agreed annual training plans

Profile / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ audit experience in a financial services business
  • Industry certifications not required, but preferred (CIA, CPA, CISA), or willingness to commit to a course of study upon joining
  • Open to travelling ca. 25% around Germany and Europe
  • Fluency in both German and English, verbal and written, further European languages an advantage
  • A character who is: results-oriented, action-oriented, resilient, committed, composed under stress, good listener, self-assured but open to candid feedback and able to acknowledge own faults

For more information, please contact paul@renaix.com.