Senior Internal Auditor

Banque Havilland S.A. Published 13.12.2018


  • Permanent Contract

Job Description

Role description

The general objective of the Internal Audit function is to provide Management with a reasonable assurance that the Bank is operating properly and efficiently. It helps the Bank to accomplish its objectives by providing, to the Board of Directors and Management, reports highlighting findings and recommendations, and in general areas for improvement, that have been identified when performing internal audit missions. The internal auditor, together with his or her internal audit colleagues and the Head of Internal Audit, strives towards contributing to meet these objectives, promoting the values of the Bank and fostering the role of the internal audit function as a source of addition of value.

Key responsibilities:

* Establish and carry out, for each audit engagement, a risk and control working programme including a test plan;
* Adequately document the field work carried out in the form of interviews and review of documentation;
* Ensure a clear description and solid documentation of test results;
* Debrief on the test results with the persons responsible for the activities audited;
* Issue a written report for each internal audit assignment, after collection and analysis of the comments of the persons responsible for the activities audited, on the various points raised;
* Follow up on the recommendations made;
* Contribute to establishing reliable reports required in the context of reporting on audit activities to Management and Audit Committee;
* Carry out ancillary audit tasks allocated to him or her from time to time e.g. audit confirmations.

Required Experience

* Solid understanding (gained through experience and/or internal audit qualification) of the internal auditor’s role and ability to add value to the bank’s business;
* A university degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or a comparable area;
* Solid professional experience in a bank or an accounting firm as a project manager or auditor;
* Team player with a pronounced sense of flexibility, initiative and accuracy;
* Good communication skills, both spoken and written;
* Strong analytical capacities;
* Expert skills in MS Excel and other Microsoft products (e.g. MS Word, MS Powerpoint);
* Languages: very good command of English (spoken and written); French, German and/or Luxembourgish would constitute an asset;
* A certain availability for travel.

Salary Information

The salary package offered will be commensurate with your professional expertise and experience. This position is available immediately. This is a unique and potentially career-defining opportunity for the candidate with the right spirit and experience.

If you are interested in taking this challenging opportunity please send your application (cover letter, CV, supporting references) to the following e-mail address:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our HR team.

The personal information you provide in your job application will be treated confidentially at all times and will be processed in accordance with the applicable data protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In compliance with the law of 23th July 2016, the selected candidate will be requested to provide a criminal record (section 3).


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