Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!
Internal Auditor (f/m/d)
Clearstream Banking S.A. • Luxembourg
Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value
Who we are
Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.
Your career at Deutsche Börse Group
As an international central securities depository headquartered in Luxembourg, Clearstream Banking S.A., a fully-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Börse, operates the post-trading business – i.e. issuance, settlement and custody – for the Eurobond market and services for securities from over 55 domestic markets worldwide. As a specialised sub-custodian, Clearstream also delivers state-of-the-art solutions to standardise fund processing and to increase efficiency and safety in the investment funds sector. Our global funds processing platform Vestima provides access to all fund types from mutual funds to ETFs and hedge funds.
What’s your part in all this? With your commitment, you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.
Your area of work
The Internal Auditor’s primary purpose is to:
Provide independent objective assurance and consulting services in order to add value and improve the organisation’s operations.
Assist the DBG entities in accomplishing its objectives using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
Assist in developing a culture of risk awareness and effective controls throughout the organization.
The Internal Auditor has the authority to access all records, personnel and properties determined relevant to the performance of assigned audits.
The Internal Auditor reports to the respective DBG Head of Internal Audit.
Support the planning and structuring of Clearstream and DBG audit areas and their risk assessment.
Participate in and execute audits of Clearstream or other DBG entities, within established targets and deadlines while maintaining high quality standards. Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls by assessing evidence and using independent judgment.
Identify control weaknesses and improvement opportunities.
Effectively communicate results of audit work via written reports and/or verbal presentations to Internal Audit management or responsible line management in the audited units. Maintain professionalism in all discussions and email exchanges. Develop pragmatic approaches to resolve differences in opinion.
Comply with all Internal Audit related requirements e.g. regulatory and organisational, professional standards (including the code of ethics) and the DBG Internal Audit methodology/handbook.
Follow up on the adequacy of corrective actions implemented to address audit findings (internal or regulatory).
Consultancy and audit support relating to Clearstream and DBG projects.
Appropriately document audit work in line with requirements.
Build and maintain good professional relationships with Clearstream and DBG Internal Audit colleagues, as well as other Clearstream and DBG stakeholders.
Build up and maintain knowledge of applicable laws, regulatory and internal requirements that could have a significant impact upon operations. Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional education to ensure continuous proficiency level. Share information gained with colleagues. Actively develop a comprehensive understanding of processes, risks, objectives, consequences and mitigation controls for the governance and business processes under review.
Provide or assist in providing training, coaching and guidance to all internal audit colleagues in the conduct of audits and other audit related matters (e.g. assisting the audit manager in the development of improved audit methodologies and tools -including automated).
Approximately 5-10% travel required.
University degree in finance, business administration or other advanced degree.
Professional certification such as CIA, CPA or CAMS preferable.
At least 3-5 years’ experience in internal/external audit (preferably in financial services) or in financial services operations, risk management or compliance, with a focus on internal controls.
Knowledge of the financial industry and ideally familiarity with DBG business processes and the associated regulatory environment.
Objectivity, integrity, independence and drive.
Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative, organizational talent, ability to work under pressure (including multi-tasking), assertiveness, stature and confidence to interact with different levels of management.
Interact fairly and objectively with others.
Present information logically, clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Negotiation and influencing skills.
Proficiency in written and spoken English required. French and/or German an advantage.
Proficiency in handling MS Office applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, etc.).
Experience in data analytics an advantage.
Project management experience an advantage.
Why Deutsche Börse Group?
We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at each other and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidate with the suitable position.
Exciting, cutting-edge projects
“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.
Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.
Security and growth
Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!
Complementary health insurance
Your well-being and that of your family is important to us! We offer an optional supplementary healthcare scheme that complements your health insurance with the possibility to enrole family members, as well.
Diversity & Inclusion
We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.
We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.
Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.
We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.
Careers with a future
Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.
Benefit from tax optimisation: we offer you an interest subsidy on mortgage loans to optimise the tax on your premiums.
Our hybrid work model
Personal exchange and the collaborative atmosphere at our offices are an important part of our corporate culture. At the same time, we offer our employees the flexibility to work remotely several days per week in line with business needs and local regulation.
We support you in staying fit! We subsidise 6-month or annual memberships for the fitness or sports club of your choice.