Internal Audit Director


About the job

We are looking for a motivated person to strengthen and eventually head up our Internal Audit (‘IA’) team, in order to help Unifiedpost Group improve our operations by bringing a systematic approach to risk management, internal control and governance processes. Very specifically, you will take a lead role in the audits covering Unifiedpost Payments, a subsidiary that is a payment institution (and regulated by the Belgian National Bank).

As internal auditor, you will work directly with the head of Internal Audit to assess the effectiveness of processes across the entire Group, and define potential improvements to internal control. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Execute IA Assurance missions, from scoping to audit procedures, reporting and recommendations (and subsequent follow-up thereof) 
  • Perform IA Advisory missions on internal control
  • Continuously improve the Audit Universe, supporting the overall IA assessment of internal control
  • Assisting in the quality assurance over work performed by suppliers or junior staff, ensuring that professional standards are achieved

You can expect a roughly 50%/50% balance between performing missions for the payment institution and international missions on other business areas:

  • Payments side : all processes, from onboarding over transaction monitoring to follow-up of relevant regulation
  • Group side : wide range of both business and information technology processes

About Unifiedpost

Unifiedpost Group is a publicly listed company, with its headquarters in Brussels and offices all around Europe. Our mission is to help customers simplify their business processes like invoicing, payments, financing, identity, through smart, secure, and cloud-based digital platforms.

We would be happy to see

  • Master’s degree in either Finance/Economics or Information Technology, or closely related fields
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience (at least in part in risk / internal control / audit functions)
  • Knowledgeable about regulations for Payment Institutions: governance, anti-money laundering/anti financial crime regulations, regulatory technology (using technology to monitor/improve compliance with all prudential obligations)
  • Advanced IT skills in terms of MSOffice/Google Suite, database queries
  • Prior experience in (business/IT/support) process analysis, and ability to analyze and interpret information on a wide range of topics. Prior internal audit /
  • internal control / compliance / risk management experience is a plus
  • Certifications (CIA, CPA, CISA, PMP/Prince2, …) are a plus
  • … lots of common sense, problem-solving attitude
  • You are fluent in English, other languages are a plus

This is what you win

  • Challenging position in a stimulating working environment at an innovative company, taking up responsibility
  • Exposure to & continuous learning on the full range of business and support processes from the Group, including internationally (up to 25% travel can be expected)
  • Freedom to take initiatives for improving the effectiveness and control level of our processes
  • Interesting benefits package, in line with your experience


Team: we are very dynamic company with passionate co-workers and a stimulating work environment.  You can count on a strong team of technical experts within the organization. 
Challenges: we’re transforming the world of business communications and transactions. You will develop your skills but also your knowledge about business processes.
Responsibility: making a difference in decision-making means you take on responsibility, not just tasks.
Common purpose: you grow by learning new skills and we benefit from your knowledge. We all work together towards one goal. We appreciate employees taking initiatives and willing to learn fast.
Unifiedpost Group is gradually transforming into a more regulated company. As a result, all roles within any of the companies of the Unifiedpost Group are subject to some form of a background check. For most roles, this will involve a simple identity and degree verification. For other roles, we might be required to also verify your criminal record and employment history.

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