INTERNAL AUDIT ROLE
Founded in Ireland in 1985, Planet (formally Fintrax) is one of the world's leading Tax Free Shopping ('TFS'), Dynamic Currency Conversion ('DCC'), Credit Card Processing and point of sale technology companies providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable service. Planet operates in 57 countries, serving 300,000 merchants directly and through over 100 acquiring banks. It handles over €15billion in payments annually.
The company has been on a strong growth trajectory, and particularly since 2010, has experienced exceptional growth. In December 2017, it purchased the number three player in the currency conversion and related payments markets and is now the number one player worldwide in these markets. Today, the Payments business accounts for 40% of Group revenues, and Planet has leading market positions as well as a strong business model, underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes in emerging markets, growth in international travel and increasing luxury consumption. It has also recently become an acquirer in its own right for both Visa and Mastercard processing
This growth is set to continue, with ambitious plans to double the business in three years delivering market share expansion in a growing market.
An opportunity to work in a rapidly changing and expanding business where you will be able to make a difference and directly influence the development and direction of the Internal Audit department. We are looking for an accomplished Internal Auditor with Payments Industry experience.
The ideal candidate will have experience in auditing in the payments sector. A relevant professional qualification such as IIA, ACA or ACCA is preferred but not a prerequisite. The role will require approx. 30 to 40% travel, including trips to USA.
Under the direction of the Group Internal Audit Manager, the auditor is responsible for the timely execution of the internal audits as specified by the annual audit plan. You will also be involved in other audit matters and projects as required. You will operate either individually or as part of a team, depending on the assignment and have the opportunity to interact with all levels of the business
Key duties will include: