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Internal Controller

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Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.

Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!

Our values:

Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do

Ownership | Own your part, get things done

Teamwork | Make (team)work easy

Mastery | Continuously raise the bar

Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people

Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.

Discover the steps we took to create a discrimination-free hiring process.

At Qonto, our Risk & Compliance Department is divided into four teams:

• The Internal Control team is in charge of ensuring that the Internal Control System is well deployed, in particular performing recurring permanent controls and supervising the first line of control;

• The Financial Security team is in charge of the definition and supervision of the AML/CFT system and, performs enhanced investigations in case of suspicion (level 2);

• The Regulatory team is in charge of remaining compliant with any applicable law and regulation at any time;

• The Risk team is in charge of monitoring and managing Qonto's risk at any level.

As an Internal Controller, you are a key member of our Internal Control system and accompany the development and execution of the Internal Control Plan on the Corporate division.

👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As an Internal Controller, you will

• Contribute to an innovative approach for internal control, with a methodology relying on the Qonto Way principles and breaking down the old standards and assumptions;

• Strengthen the financial audit to ensure Qonto is the best in class;

• Make your team bloom, by mentoring them and helping them grow in a stimulating and dynamic environment;

• Co-build smart and actionable recommendations to help Qonto succeed;

• Play a strategic role in key projects at a company scale.

🤔 What you can expect

• Learn to work in a lean management environment thanks the Qonto Way method;

• Be challenged and thrilled through various projects and initiatives;

• Learn every day thanks to the talented Qontoers you will work with;

• Provide your vision and active contribution to the development of a team key for Qonto’s safe growth.

🤝 About your future Manager

Your manager will be Julia, our Head of Internal Control:

Their background? Julia joined Qonto in June 2021 With close to 10 years of experience in Internal Control, Compliance Advisory, and Risk Management within the Banking sector. She is leading as a Head of Internal Control a growing team of fifteen talented people who provide an insightful & positive approach daily to always get better at Qonto.

What can they bring to the team? Upon joining Qonto, Julia set up a consistently positive perspective on Internal Control, combining continuous improvement with pragmatic management of Qonto's risks. She will be the perfect manager to help you grow and perform your job in a constructive & skillful way.

🏅About You

Experience: You already have 4+ years of experience in financial audit, or internal audit within a bank or a financial institution (e.g. French “Inspection Générale”). You have a strong knowledge of financial audit or control.

Communication: You can synthesize information from a variety of sources and communicate the key points to other teams with detail and simplicity;

Analytical mind & rigorous: You are a fast learner with very strong attention to detail. You have good analytical and quantitative skills to quickly elaborate on key findings and propose processes improvements;

Languages: You are fluent in English and another European language (Spanish, Italian, German). Mastery of French is a definite plus

Academic Background: You have a Master’s degree with a specialization in Finance and/or Control.

If you read this far and feel like this could be a great opportunity for you, don't let the imposter syndrome prevent you from applying and hit the button "Apply", we'd really love to hear from you!

🎁 Perks

A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.

- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;

- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;

- Competitive salary package;

- A meal voucher;

- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);

- A great health insurance (depending on the country);

- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;

- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;

- Monthly team events.

💪 Our hiring process:

- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers

- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like

We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.

On average, our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞

To learn more about us:

Qonto's Blog | Les Échos I L'Usine DigitaleCourrier Cadres

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