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Publish Date: Jul 1, 2021

Location: Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

Company: worldline

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies. Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 12,000 people worldwide, with 2019 revenue of circa 5.3 billion euros. worldline.com

The Work Environment

In our Cards and Payments processing industry having a mature control environment is one of the key success factors. Assessing the quality and effectiveness of the controls is our core role. We, Group Internal Audit, provide independent assurance and consultancy services on behalf of Executive Committee and the Audit Committee of Worldline.


Group Internal Audit performs operational and IT audits in order to establish the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control processes in Worldline. Audit results are formally reported including recommendations to address control deficiencies and possible improvements. Proper and timely follow up on recommended actions is tracked and reported upon. 

Group Internal Audit / Financial Services, based in Utrecht, Frankfurt and Milan employs  Operational and IT auditors who work individually and together in international audit teams with the other colleagues of Worldline Group Internal Audit, based in Brussels and Paris.

Currently we are looking for an enthusiastic IT auditor to further strengthen our team in Utrecht in the Netherlands, add to the diversity of our team and engage in the variety of audit assignments in our complex and demanding environment.

What will your job look like

  • You contribute in the creation of an annual risk based audit plan and maintenance of the supporting audit universe reflecting audit objects of the Worldline organization;
  • You ensure that audits assigned to you (as lead auditor) are performed and documented  timely, correctly and completely in accordance with the Group Internal Audit methodology based on professional audit standards and guidelines as issued by the IIA;
  • You maintain an effective and constructive relationship (account management) with senior management of the organization for areas (accounts) assigned;
  • You cooperate and communicate effectively in a complex environment due to the international character, the degree of regulation of a financial services company and the high level of automation of processes and procedures;
  • You perform quality review activities on audits performed by colleague auditors;
  • Collaborate with an international team of auditors across Europe;
  • Supporting management by performing special assignments based on request of senior management Worldline.


Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • You will be responsible for performing audit activities assigned in line with our Group Internal Audit Manual based on the International Standards for Internal Auditing (IIA/IFACI);
  • You work with audit colleagues in an international setting, requiring not only sound planning and control of your activities but also clear discussions and communication of tasks to be performed and the expected results;
  • You well prepare and document the outcome of your audit activities in audit files and presentations. You will convey and discuss observations, risks and required actions related to your work with stakeholders and responsible management  
  • You have a positive mindset and enthusiastic approach with a focus to deliver added value to the organization, contribute to the overall staff engagement and atmosphere in Group Internal Audit;
  • You pro-actively identify possibilities for further improvement of processes, procedures and work on required and agreements improvements;
  • You manage activities and tasks assigned to you with a strong drive to ensure the delivery and implementation of intended results.

Signs of success:

  • You are dedicated to delivering value added audit results and documentation in line with our Group Internal Audit standards and requirements;
  • You are not satisfied until you have not only completed the audit activities but also ensured that the results have effectively been discussed and communicated with stakeholders and translated into the required remediating actions;
  • You perform and document your work in line in such a way that it will not lead to any non-conformities in the annual review of the audit organization by IFACI;
  • You identify possible improvement in processes, tooling and procedures of Group Internal Audit and take pride in delivering and implementing the required improvements;
  • You add to the diversity and engagement of audit team that supports us in maintaining the high score in employee engagement and enthusiasm.  


Skills we can’t do without:

  • You have an Academic level and completed audit education/certifications, preferably a post master qualification as IT auditor (RE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor or equivalent;
  • You have a sound background and experience (5 years plus) in (IT) auditing in either one of the big four accounting firms or a large internal audit department in the financial or technology industry;
  • You have a good knowledge of and affinity towards IT systems and experience in IT auditing (General IT Controls, cybersecurity, etc);
  • You are internationally oriented, with proficient language capabilities in English and at least one other language (German, Dutch, French etc);
  • You like to work in a challenging complex and dynamic environment that is demanding a lot of you in terms of flexibility and cross-border cooperation.


Skills we’d like:

  • You are analytical in your investigations and able to make distinction between issues that may have a material impact to the company and issues of lesser importance;
  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills with a drive and perseverance to get your message, observations and required remediations across;
  • You are able to work autonomously but equally enjoy being part of teams and achieving results as a team member;
  • You are well equipped and have the flexibility to work in an international environment and capable of using both physical as well as virtual means of communication to perform investigations and conveying the results of your work;
  • You have knowledge of and previous experience in performing audits or assurance related activities in Card and Payment processing environments and infrastructures;
  • You are familiar with specific standards and regulations applicable for Card and Payment processing and Financial Service providers.


Contact information

For further information please contact Jack Euwema, Audit Director, phone: +31 6 11309343   or Carolien Polman, Recruiter, phone: +31 883855801.

The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow

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