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Senior Internal Auditor

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021
  • Norway +3 more
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021
  • Norway +3 more

Do you want a seat at the table as a Senior auditor in our Non-Financial Risk Audit team? We have great hope and plans for the future and we want you to join us in building our Internal Audit team!

Santander is developing and growing. We are one of the biggest and most exciting financial institutions in Europe and as a company, we embrace the agility to innovate. We believe in sustainability, team- based ways of working and in accepting and valuing differences between people- so do you. You need to be willing to learn, self-sufficient and flexible – so are we.

Since work is a huge part of your life, we want it to be interesting and fun. That is why we keep up with the latest technologies, tools, and tricks of the trade and everyone has a seat at the table.

The Internal Audit function in Santander provides independent assurance on the quality and effectiveness of internal control, risk management and governance, helping to protect the company´s value, solvency and reputation. We are looking for an internal auditor to be part of the Non-Financial risk team of the Internal Audit Department in Santander Nordics.

Areas of responsibility

  • Responsible for conducting Internal Audit’s audit activities within Santander Consumer Bank AS’s Non-Financial Risk (mainly operational risk, legal risk, compliance risk, regulatory risk and conduct risk) with special focus on Anti Money Laundering (AML/CTF)
  • Responsible for participating in the audit planning and risk rating processes, prepare all audit work paper sections, complete audits on time and according to department requirements. In addition, discuss audit findings with the auditee and prepare audit reports.
  • Maintain high quality standards, in conformance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors and following the Santander Corporate Methodology.
  • Preparation of conclusions, reporting to managers and communication to other areas with the aim to improve organisation´s assurance by recommending changes in governance, in the internal control structure, and in operating processes, identifying root causes.
  • Participate in the annual training program.
  • Follow-up and monitoring of recommendations.
  • Stay up to date regarding regulatory and organizational changes and relevant aspects affecting the audits.
  • Participate in non-financial risk audits across business units within the organization (travelling may be required).

What you will need to be successful


  • Preferred Master´s Degree in Law, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Bachelor´s degree required.
  • Any certification on CIA, CISA, CRMA or CFSA will be a plus.


  • Comprehensive working knowledge of auditing, assurance and risk management, with focus on consumer protection and regulatory compliance requirements within financial sector institutions in the Nordic region.
  • Knowledge or sound understanding of AML/CTF regulation and COSO frameworks is a plus.
  • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley related requirements is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers, including spreadsheet, word processing, and audit software applications.

Skills & Requirements

Skills & Personal abilities

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work within a group.
  • Strong analysis and communication skills.
  • Good communication skills in English (both written and spoken). Knowledge of any of the Nordic languages will be a plus.
  • Quick learner interested in learning about the financial sector and audit techniques.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Resident permit in any of the Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark or Finland)


  • Preferably 2-3 years in audit in the financial sector, or other areas within Compliance, AML, operational risk experience is required.
  • Experience from the financial sector industry is an advantage.

We offer

  • An opportunity to work in a large, high-performing international company, in local unit with an entrepreneurial spirit and an agile mindset.
  • A corporate culture that is professional and dynamic, yet informal.
  • Bureaucracy is kept to a minimum, as we expect our skilled employees make long lasting and impactful decisions to shape our future.
  • An excellent working environment with highly competent, dedicated and friendly co-workers.
  • A competitive salary and compensation package.

If this sounds like you and you have a recidence permit in the Nordic region, don't hesitate to apply as soon as possible.
Any questions? please contact Josephine Ivstam, Senior Recruitment Officer [email protected]

Great Place to Work

  • We invest in you

  • Innovative and looking to the future

  • BeHealthy | Your health is important to us

  • Social events for all employees

  • Engaged colleagues

  • Dynamic work environment

  • Employee benefits and discounts

  • We give back to society

  • Competitive insurance and pension plans

  • Gode pensions- og forsikringsforhold

  • Vi investerer i din udvikling

  • Vi giver tilbage til samfundet

  • Medarbejderfordele og rabatter

  • Dedikeret kollegaer

  • Globale muligheder

  • Sociale arrangementer for alle medarbejdere

  • Innovativ og fremadtænkende virksomhed

  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

  • Engasjerte kolleger

  • Sosiale arrangement for alle ansatte

  • BeHealthy | Din helse er viktig for oss

  • Innovativt og fremtidsrettet selskap

  • Vi investerer i deg

  • Vi gir tilbake til samfunnet

  • Personalgoder og rabatter

  • Dynamisk arbeidsmiljø

  • Sociala evenemang för alla anställda

  • Dynamisk arbetsmiljö

  • Vi ger tillbaka till samhället

  • Konkurrenskraftiga pensioner & försäkringar

  • Innovation, förbättring och utveckling

  • Globala möjligheter

  • Friskvård - din hälsa är viktig för oss

  • Engagerade kollegor

  • Personalförmåner via Benify

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,400 colleagues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019.

Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers.

To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages


TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TOver 1400 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TBanco Santanders historie går mere end 160 år tilbage

TVerdens mest bæredygtige bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1.400 ansatte på tværs af Norden

TOver 1.6 mio kunder

TStrategiske partnerskaber med mere end 10.000 bilforhandlere, indkøbere og brokere

TInnovation er nøglen til vores fremtidige succes

TVi leverer digitale kundeoplevelser

TEn Nordisk bank med global styrke

TEn del af Banco Santander – en af verdens største finansielle institutioner

THistorien vår går tilbake til 1963 i Norge

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

T50/50 fordeling menn og kvinner

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

TStørst på billån i Norge

TFremtidsrettede | Først ute i Norge med ApplePay

TVi er dedikert til å være en ansvarlig långiver!

TInnovative | Vår siste nyvinning SHFT – en abonnementsløsning for bil

TEn nordisk bank med global styrka

TDel av Banco Santander - en av världens största finansiella institutioner

TBanco Santanders historia går tillbaka mer än 160 år

TVärldens mest hållbara bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1400 anställda i Norden

TVi servar över 1,6 miljoner kunder

TInnovation är nyckeln till vår framgång

TVi levererar digitala kundupplevelser i framkant

Josephine Ivstam | Contact Person

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