Internal Audit Senior Manager

  • Wise
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun 15, 2024
Full time Accounting Information Technology Management

Job Description

We are looking for an Internal Audit Senior Manager to join our new and growing IA team. 

Your main task will be to coordinate the internal audit process within the company and externally with partnering firms. You will make recommendations to improve governance, risk management and internal controls. You will be responsible for planning, assigning, and supervising the operational activities of the team. 

The role presents a great opportunity to focus on the development and delivery of audit engagements in a fast paced environment, focussed on data driven audit techniques and continuous monitoring. Relevant experience working in assurance, risk or control roles and deploying technology enabled assurance is key to driving the internal audit agenda.

We are a newly formed team, therefore you have the unique opportunity to collaborate and shape the operations, methodology and approaches of the Internal Audit function. 

Your mission

  • Support the implementation and operation of the internal audit assurance framework, including development of continuous monitoring and automated audit routines.

  • Support development of the annual audit plan, including the audit universe, risk assessment processes and budgeting processes.

  • Deliver audits per the audit plan to ensure timely and relevant audit outcomes.

  • Build and support a strong and self-sufficient internal audit team.

  • Monitor the implementation of Internal Audit recommendations by the teams and measure the effectiveness of the improvements.

  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, internally and externally.

  • The role is Brussels-based, but many of our teams are located across different office locations.  You will travel as needed to meet your objectives.


A bit about you

  • You have proven experience working in risk, control or assurance and you want to continuously improve how to get the job done. 

  • You have worked in technology, fintech or broader financial services industries.

  • You have overseen planning, staffing, delivery and reporting of multiple audit engagements.

  • You are able to work independently, you assume responsibility and you make your own judgement. 

  • You are prepared to take ownership over complex new areas and solve problems with no or very limited guidance. 

  • You have very strong coordination skills and you are able to hold teams accountable for meeting deadlines and delivering high quality outputs.

  • You demonstrate attention to details but can summarise key messages succinctly, verbally and in writing, adjusting your style and level of information based on the target audience. 

  • You’re curious and collaborative - you’re great at asking insightful questions to understand the real issues and deliver the right outcomes.

  • You are passionate about driving change, making improvements and helping stakeholders.

  • You are not afraid of making decisions, can work autonomously and take initiative.

  • You’re a strong relationship builder across all levels of the business and externally.

  • Professional working proficiency in French and or Dutch a plus

Additional Information

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We're proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.
Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to contribute towards our mission and able to progress in their careers.

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