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Associate, Internal auditor

Posting Date: 16-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 33097
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Internal Audit  
Contract Type Regular 
Contract Length  
Posting End Date 06/02/2023 





Purpose of Job


The Associate, Internal Auditor is responsible for significantly contributing to determining IAD’s periodic risk-based audit plan and its timely delivery. The role also assists the IAD team in specific ad hoc responsibilities and tasks, including the supervision of other team members (incl. guest auditors and co-sourcing staff), consulting and investigative work, as assigned by IAD leadership team. This position focuses on audits across EBRD, relating to a wide range of banking, donor funded operations and/ or activities covering treasury, operations and finance areas.



Accountabilities & Responsibilities


  • Identifying and assessing audit risk areas in their assigned portfolio of coverage.
  • Ensures timely and adequate validation of IAD’s issues in their assigned portfolio of coverage.
  • Significantly contribute to the performance of specific audit engagements as directed, including identifying key risks; devising and recommending an audit engagement plan; performing the agreed fieldwork with minimal supervision; discussing areas for improvement with the business and assisting in the development of feasible recommendations; and producing high quality audit reports.
  • Develop open and constructive working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Deliver assigned activities in a timely manner and to the required level of quality, in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditors’ standards, Code of Ethics and related guidance.
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry and organisational developments to update risk assessments and inform audit coverage as required.



Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


Academic/professional qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent, preferably with a finance, business focus, law or maths.
  • Relevant professional qualification relating to internal auditing or finance, such as CIA/PIA/ACCA/CPA/CFA/MBA is desirable.



  • Significant relevant post-qualification experience across investment banking.
  • Specific experience in some relevant coverage areas - front office banking, risk management, compliance, legal and operations to help lead IAD’s coverage of these critical areas.
  • Strong end-to–end investment banking and risk management experience –internal audit skills are desirable but not mandatory – applicants with relevant first and second line experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrable data analytics experience, at a minimum data extraction and manipulation to an advanced level with Excel and Access, and use of visualisation tools. Previous experience in designing, planning and implementing analytics, and advanced use of Cognos, Tableau, Alteryx, database query tools, or other equivalent data extraction, BI and visualisation tools, is preferable.


Technical and personal skills

  • Demonstrable analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Capable of applying fundamental audit principles in conducting assigned tasks: identifying risks and controls, sampling, critically evaluating evidence, etc.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills, with the ability to adapt messages to the target audience and communicate recommendations in a clear and effective manner.
  • Team player, able to work effectively with others in a matrix environment.
  • Efficient, persistent, self-managing and resilient in the delivery of objectives under pressure.




What is it like to work at the EBRD?


Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. 


The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.


Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.

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