7 days ago


Job Title: Internal Audit Specialist (Senior Internal Auditor)

Location: London


Assisting the Internal Audit Leadership to provide independent assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal processes and the control environment of Travelex’s entities/GEO locations, core products, functions and top risks. Identifying and recommending improvements to the control environment of the Travelex Group. Performing specific audit activities (or in certain circumstances individual audit assignments) in accordance with Board approved annual internal audit plan.  Complying with audit procedures when planning and performing internal audits.


To assist with the preparation of the annual Group Internal Audit Plan. Perform internal audit activities in accordance with internal audit procedures as directed by the Head of Internal Audit or the Global Director of Internal Audit.. Preparation of individual audit scopes for approval. Execute jointly or individually the  planning and pre-audit work for individual assignments. Perform internal audits or specific areas of an audit assignment in accordance with the requirements of the annual internal audit plan. Comply with internal audit work practices and ensure that documentation and tests performed comply with these objectives. Perform full audit activities on  entities as directed while under the supervision of the internal audit management. Lead or participate in audit exit meetings where appropriate and agree audit findings with relevant management and auditees during the performance of an audit. Draft Internal Audit recommendations to be included in audit reports for the final review by the Head of Internal Audit or the Global Director of Internal Audit. Assist with the monitoring of the implementation status of internal and external audit findings. Take on responsibilities (as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit or the Global Director of Internal Audit) for the execution and/or monitoring of (one or more) IA core processes e.g.: Annual Planning, Risk Assessment, Issues Follow-up, Analytics, Continuous Monitoring, Internal Reporting, among others. Perform ad-hoc or management requested audits as required.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Degree standard education 3-5 years of working experience with internal auditing standards, and audit techniques on an internal audit/risk assurance function at a Big 4, Top 10 accounting firm, Bank or Fintech. Working experience on areas of Data Protection, Cyber Security, , Anti –Money Laundering audits software such as ACL or data analytic tools would be an advantage for applying candidates. Fully qualified accounting (CIMA;ACCA;ACA) or audit qualification Certification on Anti-Money Laundering is also desirable Desirable membership of Institute of Internal Auditors and willingness to commence IIA qualification. Strong communication skills in English (written and verbal). Desirable, additional language skills applicable in markets where Travelex operates. Ability to work on own initiative, and independently. Flexible to changing business needs and adaptable to varied situations. Confidence to recommend and communicate required actions to all levels. This role has a global remit and requires the candidate to be able and flexible to travel to any Travelex Global location, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia. It is anticipated that overseas travel accounts for approximately 40-50%.

Source: Travelex