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Last updated: 2019-03-21
Valid to: 2019-03-21
Job Role:
Office, Middle Managers
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Job description

Purpose of the position:

The main purpose of the Internal Audit department is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations of all entities within the Group. The department, consisting of the Head of Internal Audit and an Internal Audit manager, is engaged to perform the internal audit activity, which is intended to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. The internal audit activity helps the whole Wizz Air Group accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes.

The Internal Audit Manager has the responsibility to:

  • Support the Head of Internal Audit in responsibilities for internal audit engagements and risk management;
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual risk-based internal audit plan;
  • Review the internal audit plan continuously to propose adjustments, in response to changes in the Group’s business, risks, operations, programs, systems, and controls as necessary;
  • Participate in internal audit engagement execution, including the establishment of objectives and scope, the documentation of work programs and testing results, and the communication of engagement results with applicable conclusions and recommendations;
  • Perform process walk through at any departments of the Group as well as at any outsourced entities, identify control design deficiencies and prepare recommendations for improvement;
  • Follow up on engagement findings and corrective actions, and report it periodically;
  • Participate in the Group’s Enterprise Risk Management processes;
  • Participate in the preparation and regular review of the internal audit procedures and manuals to enhance audit methodologies, tools and overall audit approach;
  • Ensure the principles of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and competency are applied and upheld in everyday life of the department;
  • Ensure that knowledge, skills and other competencies of the internal audit activity is possessed and improved continuously;
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures designed to guide the internal audit activity;
  • Ensure adherence to the Group’s relevant policies and procedures;

It is very important that the Internal Audit is to govern itself by adherence to the mandatory elements of The Institute of Internal Auditors' International Professional Practices Framework, including the Core Principles for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the Code of Ethics, the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Definition of Internal Auditing.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Finance or related discipline
  • Prior audit experience gained from working within Big4 and/or in airline industry (at least 3 years)
  • Experience in airline operations and/or management audit and/or risk management is advantage
  • CIA certificate is an advantage
  • Knowledge of regulatory environment affecting the airline industry
  • Prior experience in auditing controls related to international service organizations’ financial, commercial and operational area
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
  • “Can do” attitude with internal drive for change and continuous improvement
  • Fluency in English
  • Full time residency in Budapest, Hungary
  • Readiness to move to other positions in any financial, operational or commercial areas within the Group after 18-24 months