General Information

Location: United Kingdom

City: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 04-Feb-2022

Ref #: 1003

Description and Requirements

Business Auditor

Location: London, United Kingdom


IAG GBS (Global Business Services) is part of International Airlines Group, one of the world’s leading airline groups, with 546 aircraft flying to over 270 destinations, carrying more than 100 million passengers each year.

IAG GBS provides a plug and play platform of scalable, best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to IAG’s operating companies which include Aer Lingus, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, IAG Loyalty, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling.

The company is headquartered in Krakow, and has operations in London, Madrid, Barcelona and Dublin.

Purpose of the role 

IAG Internal Audit provides objective independent assurance on the effectiveness of governance and internal controls to the IAG Audit and Compliance Committee, Operating Company Boards and Management Committees. IAG Internal Audit promotes good governance and internal control throughout the Group by means of its audit and advisory work.

You will make an impact in this role by… 

·     Carrying out audit work under the supervision of Internal Audit managers, delivering clearly documented testing and conclusions to agreed timescales and considering, where relevant, risks of fraud, mismanagement and financial loss due to inadequate control

·     Drafting clear and concise audit reports, including remedial actions for identified weaknesses which have been agreed with relevant line managers

·     Carrying out internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) reviews, including detailed testing, reporting findings to external auditors as well as internal stakeholders and ensuring weaknesses are followed up and corrected

·     Forming an understanding of key automated controls and working closely with IT auditors to assess the approach for testing the design and operating effectiveness of the controls

·     Performing testing over the controls surrounding delivery of significant business projects, including IT projects


To achieve in this role, you are likely to…  

·     Have a professional accounting or audit qualification, with relevant audit experience at a senior level

·     Strong analytical skills and an ability to assess risks in financial and operational processes

·     Be an excellent team player able to adapt to various working styles and environments in a multi-national corporation.

·     Have an organised and disciplined working approach to meeting tight deadlines while producing good quality work.

·     Have excellent spoken and written communication skills (in English)

·     Have a proven track record of successfully managing complex services or business functions

·     Have experience of ICFR or SOX 404 audit requirements (preferred)

·     Have experience of operating across multiple countries and cultures (desirable)

What we offer 

·       The chance to enjoy a challenging career in an exciting, fast-moving environment in a dynamic industry.

·       The opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment with great offices in many locations. We aim to provide all our people with a work/life balance, as well as the many benefits offered by a global organisation, including health insurance, pension and performance bonuses. 

·       We are an equal opportunities employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.