Job Description


The opportunity

The Internal Audit Manager is responsible for planning, leading, and the timely execution of regulatory and risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects as necessary. You will be providing updates to internal management and stakeholders on current audit statuses as well as follow up audits. The audits will range from operational, regulatory, and financial in nature.

Please note that this role will be located in Ireland or Europe.

  • Participate in the audit planning process, which would include formulating and determining the scope of review in conjunction with the Head of Internal Audit

  • Develop clear and concise working papers including scope, objectives, procedures performed and findings/deficiencies

  • Conduct audit testing of specified areas, prepare associated audit work papers to exacting standards

  • Identify issues with underlying root causes and develop actionable recommendations for improvement or remediation

  • Discuss findings and recommendations with appropriate management personnel and stakeholders

  • Regularly track and communicate status of work in progress to Internal Audit management and team

  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in determining compliance with policies and procedures

  • Document and create flowcharts of processes and internal controls in place including reviewing suitability of design and potential risk factors

  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports for designated audits and conduct remediation testing as needed

Skills you should HODL

  • 7+ years of internal/external audit experience in financial services and/or fintech

  • Chartered accountant or working towards CA status

  • Experience with EU regulators (ESMA, CBI, etc.)

  • Experience with data analytics

  • Experience auditing payment services and e-money regulations 

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment utilizing analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, organized, and ability to work within time constraints

  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively across the organization

  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills

  • Solid decision-making skills with display of professionalism in maintaining confidentiality

  • Strong time management skills, self-motivated, and disciplined working remotely

Nice to have

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Crypto and/or digital assets experience, or strong desire to learn

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Auditing
  • Problem Solving
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