General Information

Area: Audit & Controls

Location: Ireland

City: Dublin

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 01-Oct-2019

Ref #: 50

Description and Requirements

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, Avios, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling.

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

Purpose of the role

The main purpose of the role is to deliver internal audits and other operational and financial reviews across all IAG entities to provide assurance over the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.


- Carry 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. 

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

- Carry 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. 

- Form an understanding of key automated controls and work closely with IT auditors to assess the approach for testing the design and operating effectiveness of the controls. 

- Perform testing over the controls surrounding delivery of significant business projects, including IT projects

Key Relationships

Head of Audit UK and Ireland, Internal Audit Managers across different locations, team peers and business stakeholder at various levels of seniority across all IAG entities and OpCos.

Required Skills, Qualifications & Experience


Professional accounting or audit qualification.


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

- Experience with ICFR or SOX 404 audit requirements is preferred. 

- Excellent team player able to adapt to various working styles and environments in a multi-national corporation. 

- Organised and disciplined working approach to meeting tight deadlines while producing good quality work. 

- Excellent spoken and written communication skills (in English). 

- Ability to comprehend, write and speak Spanish in a business environment will be a strong advantage. 

- Ability and willingness for overseas travel up to 40% of the time on average. 

- An understanding of IT control and risk management principles will be an advantage. 


- At least two years of relevant Audit/IT/operational experience.

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