Internal Auditor

ESM - European Stability Mechanism

Internal Auditor

ESM - European Stability Mechanism

Luxembourg

Deadline for application: 1 October

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is seeking candidates to fill the position of Internal Auditor in the Internal Audit division. The Internal Auditor will be in charge of planning and conducting audits and advisory assignments with the aim to add value and improve the ESM’s operations, effectiveness of risk management, control and internal governance processes.

The selected person will report to the Head of Internal Audit.

The European Stability Mechanism (“ESM”) is the permanent crisis resolution mechanism for the countries of the euro area. It has launched five financial assistance programmes, provided financial support, monitored repayment capacity and engaged with partner institutions in the design of programmes in particular in areas of financial interest. The ESM has just received an expanded mandate from the European Leaders, which it will implement in the months and years ahead. The ESM will have a stronger role in the analysis of financial stability risks and design of policy measures in programmes jointly with the European Commission.

The ESM is a unique place to work, with around 180 individuals committed to making a difference to the future of the euro area. It recruits talented professionals of any nationality, from both the private and public sector.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Plan and conduct audit assignments, from initial planning, fieldwork to reporting stage, in accordance with internal audit procedures and international audit standards;
  • Participate in the post-audit follow-up;
  • Examine and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, and governance processes;
  • Identify areas in need of improvement and assist in the development of an action plan with the business;
  • Contribute to the development of processes and procedures within Internal Audit;
  • Contribute to the planning, execution and reporting of consulting activities;
  • Support other internal audit division activities, such as quality assurance and coordination of external auditors’ requests.

KEY BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

  • Advanced degree in a relevant field (finance, accounting, or business administration);
  • At least 3 years of experience in external or internal audit for a financial institution or a major audit firm;
  • Thorough knowledge of risk management as well as internal control frameworks (COSO, COBIT);
  • Professional certification from an internationally recognised body such as CIA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent would be an advantage;
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written; any other languages would be an asset.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Strong analytical and synthesising skills as well as sound judgement;
  • Accuracy and rigour;
  • Strong organisational skills to take ownership of agreed targets and enable efficient completion of audit assignments according to deadlines;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with business areas;
  • Team player;
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment.

Contract duration: 2-year fixed term contract, with possibility of extension

The ESM aims to provide equal opportunity to all candidates irrespective of their gender, nationality, age, race, culture, education, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or disability. To further enhance the diversity of our workforce, we particularly encourage women to apply.

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