head of audit - athens

Ioanna Matoula, Randstad Hellas
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athens, attica
accounting & finance
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Ioanna Matoula, Randstad Hellas

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Wondering how to get a job at a fast growing company? we are seeking for a talented head of audit like you for Nexi Group!

Nexi Group is the European Paytech with scale, capabilities and proximity to provide the simplest, fastest and safest payments solutions to People, Businesses and Financial Institutions and operates in three market areas: Merchant Services & Solutions, Cards & Digital Payments and Digital Banking Solutions, We come from the merger and integration of Nexi, Nets and SIA, among the biggest European players in digital payments and we are present in more than 25 countries.

We have recently established a strategic and long-term partnership with Alpha Bank in the payments acceptance space in the Greek market enabling Alpha Bank, through its widespread network of over 300 branches across Greece, to promote and distribute to its customers Nexi-developed technological and innovative solutions.

For our newly launched joint venture with Alpha Bank, we are seeking now to employ a head of audit!


The company offers ​the following benefits for this head of audit position at Nexi Group:

  • Plenty of opportunities to evolve your career within an attractive and dynamic environment
  • Very good compensation package
  • Friendly working environment


As a head of audit at Nexi Group your responsibilities will include:

  • Definition and execution of periodic checks on the completeness, adequacy, effectiveness of the Company's internal control system (third level control), in alignment with the guidelines defined by the Parent Company's Audit function
  • Preparation of the annual and multi-year audit plan of the Company, submitting it to the approval of the Board of Directors
  • Execution of the control actions related to the processes managed by the Company internally or in outsourcing and governance of the follow up on the implementation of any corrective actions defined during the inspection
  • Management of audits on the company by Bank of Greece
  • Management of audits carried out by customers on the Company


In order for your profile to match the head of audit position at Nexi Group, you need to have the following skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration. A postgraduate degree in a relevant field of study would be desirable.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of work experience in audit environment with a minimum managerial experience of 6 years.
  • CIA/CISA or equivalent professional qualifications.
  • Significant knowledge of and experience in Financial Services auditing.
  • Experience in the development of audit strategies and plans as well as strong experience in successfully leading and undertaking audits.
  • Experience in writing and managing reports for a variety of Stakeholders, including the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, is essential.
  • Sufficient knowledge of and experience in GDPR compliance frameworks applied across technologies.
  • Experience in utilizing audit tools increasing audit assurance, team productivity and organization.
  • Experience in assessing risk and controls, including business process controls, fraud detection, IT and application controls.
  • Experience in training and coaching teams.
  • Fluency in English.


  • Very good verbal and written communication skills to discuss
  • Strong focus on team working


  • 8-10 years of work experience in audit environment with a minimum managerial experience of 6


If this head of audit role sounds appealing to you, we want to hear from you today! Apply online now!

For more information, you can contact Ioanna Matoula  at 2166001394 or at imatoula@randstad.gr

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