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Title: Head of Internal Audit



Dublin, Ireland


Job Information

The Head of Internal Audit will shape and drive the internal audit function within the lessor providing independent advice in the areas of risk management, internal control and corporate governance.  The Head of Internal Audit will create and implement an Annual Audit Plan and conduct operational and process audits throughout the CDB Aviation platforms.

  • Effectively manage an excellent working relationship that is open and transparent with the CDB Aviation Board, Shareholders, ACC Committee and Senior Management Team; embracing a ‘no-surprises’ approach and ensuring that they are fully informed as to any internal audit issues that are significant for the business
  • Design, construct and execute an Annual Audit Plan in co-operation with the shareholder, ACC Committee and CDB Aviation business
  • Prepare, plan and carry out internal audits under the agreed annual audit plan
  • Write internal audit reports including recommendations to resolve audit findings
  • Conduct follow up reviews on the status of audit recommendations


Skills and Professional Experience

  • Approx. 8+ years internal audit experience in a professional international business environment
  • An in-depth understanding of the bespoke operational processes utilized within an aircraft lessor, while not essential, would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Mandarin language skills (spoken and/or written) would be an advantage



  • Thrives in a fast-paced, international, dynamic environment
  • the ability to work independently coupled with a focus on excellence and results
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to manage relationships at a senior level


Education Level

  • Appropriate auditing qualifications (CIA, RO, CFA or equivalent)



To apply, please contact Fiona Scott at

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