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Audit Senior

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    €60000 - €73000 per jaar

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    Arie Beckman

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    circa 2 mesi fa

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Senior Auditor Division: Internal Audit, Amsterdam

For one of the biggest banks in the world I'm looking for a Senior Auditor. With over 350 years of history, the bank is a global network with 1,100 offices in more than 40 countries. The group employs over 150,000 individuals and offers services including corporate and commercial banking, trust banking, trade finance, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. With total assets on the group's balance sheet of USD 2.8 trillion.

Internal Audit

Internal Audit serves as the bank's third line of defense and, in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing set forth by the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA standards), provides independent assurance to the board and executive management on the quality and effectiveness of governance, risk management, and internal controls to monitor, manage, and mitigate key risks to achieving the bank's objectives. The Internal Audit function in the bank works closely with colleagues all over the globe. Our function independently evaluates whether the quality of the bank's internal control framework is effective and efficient and assesses whether the bank existing processes, controls, policies, and procedures are adequate and comply with legal and regulatory requirements. The Internal Audit team in Amsterdam supports the ongoing changes in the bank as well as the ever-evolving regulatory landscape. Internal Audit is a truly international team, with a varied mix of skills and experience, providing excellent opportunities for both learning and professional development.

Purpose of the Role

Senior Auditors contribute to the execution of a risk-based audit plan, providing suitably independent assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control and risk management systems, advising Senior Management, and contributing to a sound control environment. In addition, the senior Auditor helps maintain an accurate and up-to-date audit universe, undertaking periodic risk assessments to assess audit needs and priorities. Responsibilities include stakeholder management, maintaining excellent relationships with business partners across the organization, delivering the audit plan according to the agreed timelines, and continuous monitoring. Audit Seniors are also expected to take the lead on some engagements.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

* Provide advice and support to the banks Management during an exciting period of change within the bank, while remaining objective and independent. Help drive enhancements to the banks-wide governance in a manner appropriate to the third line of defense. Promote a values-led and risk-aware culture.

* Contribute to the banks Internal Audit risk assessment, annual audit plan, and execution of risk-based audit coverage, performing ad-hoc audits upon request or through self-identification.

* Ensure that the quality of the audit report and documentation meets quality assurance criteria, and all audits are executed and reported to Management within the agreed timelines.

* Support the External Audit team as required, and the Internal Audit team based in different locations when requested. Ensure that issues and inquiries raised by regulatory authorities are responded to in a timely and effective manner.

* Ensure that all audit work meets the standards set by IIA and internally by local and group-wide requirements. Contribute to the standardization of Audit Programs for the bank and further global consistency across the audit teams.

* Suitably respond to any ad-hoc requests from local Management.

* Ensure compliance with the Bank's rules, policies, procedures, and guidelines, as well as with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements.

* Support and provide coaching/mentoring to Junior professionals in the team.

Behavioral Competencies

* Integrity and Responsibility:

  • Balance Risk with Opportunity
  • Customer Focus
  • Demonstrate Global Perspective * Professionalism and Teamwork:
  • Drive for Results
  • Collaborate and Build Partnerships
  • Communicate Effectively and Professionally * Challenge Ourselves To Grow:
  • Influence and Inspire Others
  • Lead Change & Seek Continuous Improvement
  • Think Strategically

Education, Knowledge, and Skills

* Certified auditor with professional qualification in Operational Audit (RO/CIA), Financial Audit (RA/CFA), and/or IT Audit (RE/CISA).

* Wide practical experience across financial services disciplines, particularly in areas that have been subject to change. International, cross-border, and cross-section experience is preferred with a broad understanding and feel of the various local audit requirements.

* Knowledge of key relevant legal, regulatory, and statutory requirements and a good awareness of ongoing regulatory changes, technical interpretation, and the ability to provide advice.

* High level of personal independence and a strong ability to critically challenge information and the status quo. Good communication skills with an ability to engage with Senior Management and other stakeholders across the bank on a regular basis. Complex problem-solving skills.

* Flexibility to work in an international environment with different cultures. Language skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are essential. Dutch or German language skills are preferred; an understanding of the Japanese language and culture is desirable.


* Monthly salary based on experience and consistent €3.955,- / €5.229,-

* 8% holiday allowance and 13th-month payment.

* Performance-based bonus.

* 29 vacation days per year. Optionally, you can buy 15 additional days.

* Commuting allowance based on annual public transport 2nd class, most economical way, or € 0.19 per km with a max of 75km one way.

* Remote working allowance (max €60,-)

* Possibility to order Office Equipment's (up to €500,-)

* Bicycle plan (fiscal benefit)

* Company fitness (fiscal benefit)

* Employee contribution towards Pension insurance (max 5%, currently 2%), our pension scheme is based on a defined contribution scheme.

* Training & development possibilities paid by the bank (internal rules)

* Health insurance: Collective premiums offered, for own expense.

Do you want to work in an international environment, in one of the biggest banks of the world?

Give me a call or send me an email!

Arie Beckman / +31208088609

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