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Internal Audit Manager in GIA

Praca: Internal Audit Manager in GIA


Internal Audit Manager in GIA

We are looking for persons who has experience with mortgages, collateral valuation and credit risk. This is an opportunity for you to be part of a great and skilled team focusing on auditing Nordea’s four mortgage companies, as well as gaining experience in various internal audit initiatives in Nordea. This is an exciting time for you to join us. We are a changing company with big ambitions and together we will create the future of banking.


At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.


About this opportunity


Group Internal Audit (GIA) is an independent unit, commissioned by the Nordea Board. As Internal Audit Manager in GIA you will contribute to the execution of GIA’s strategy. Your main role in the Mortgage Companies team will be to perform audits to assess governance, risk management and control processes in Nordea’s four mortgage companies, which are separate legal entities under local regulatory supervision. The team has responsibility for planning and performing audits to provide assurance that governance, risk management and internal controls in Nordea’s mortgage companies adhere to regulatory and internal Nordea rules. The team is the direct GIA contact point to the mortgage companies’ management, Board Audit Committees and local regulators.


What you will be doing:

  • Plan and execute audit projects and follow up on previous audit findings in accordance with GIAs methodology, as a project leader or a project team member
  • Build and maintain a network of relevant stakeholders within Nordea
  • Support stakeholder management with local Board Audit Committees and regulators
  • Support in ad hoc tasks, e.g. the update of the risk assessment and annual audit plan, and share knowledge within your area of responsibility in GIA
  • Clarify expectations, follow up and provide coaching and feedback to other team members
  • Work with GIA colleagues in audit projects across teams and countries in a truly global network

You will be reporting to the Head of Audit for Mortgage Companies. The role will not entail responsibility for managing staff. The role is based in Gdynia; Helsinki; Warsaw; Łódź.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To make an impact as Internal Audit Manager, you:

  • Are a flexible team player who is able to work both independently and in cooperation with others, with the drive to achieve high quality deliveries
  • Have an analytical and structured way of working and you apply sound judgement in your work


Your profile and background:

  • A few years of experience in internal or external audit, or from a second line of defense control function, preferably within the financial industry
  • Knowledge and experience of processes and regulation within mortgages, collateral valuation and customer credit risk
  • It will furthermore be considered an asset if you have experience within:
    • Legal entity governance and regulation
    • Outsourcing processes and regulation
    • Data analytics
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with proven success in contributing and driving key initiatives
  • Experience in leading audit projects
  • Excellent collaborative skills and strong written and spoken communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with senior professionals
  • High ethical standards with demonstrated integrity, tact and diplomacy
  • You have attention to detail and the ability to adapt to the audit documentation and methodological requirements. You have an analytical and structured way of working and you apply sound judgment in your work
  • University degree in Auditing, Economics, Business Administration, Risk Management or related fields
  • CIA, other related certification or willingness to attain one 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, fluency in any of the Nordic languages is a strong advantage

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 20/09/2021.


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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