Head of Audit at Revolut


Head of Audit – (US Remote)

  • US – Services · US · Audit
  • Permanent


We are looking to hire a superstar Head of Internal Audit who specializes in Internal Auditing in US. This will be a new role within the US Territory and the successful candidate will report to the Chair of the Board Audit Committee and develop, update and own the Internal Audit’s risk assessment process and related audit plans for the US business, working closely with the Global Head of Audit.


  • Develop the annual internal audit plan for Revolut’s legal entities in US considering regulatory requirements and risks associated with the operations of the US entity
  • May require to interact with local regulators and represent the Internal Audit department in local Executive Committees.
  • Develop and execute audit programs in accordance with internal audit policies, procedures, methodologies, regulatory requirements and the
  • Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Proactively seek ways to make the best use of data as part of our audit process including to inform our understanding of risks, test controls and provide relevant insights to the business
  • Provide input and assist in the identification of relevant regulatory requirements for incorporation as part of the audit scope and work program
  • Interact with management and staff to obtain an understanding of relevant risks, controls and processes
  • Communicate and discuss findings with business unit management
  • Develop audit reports which identify deficiencies and underlying root causes; provide recommendations to mitigate/address deficiencies while adding value to Revolut
  • Conduct research and successfully complete assigned training requirements necessary to maintain relevance
  • Build-out an audit capability within Ireland through direct hires/co-sourcing
  • Supervise the work of staff auditors by reviewing work papers and providing constructive guidance to develop staff capabilities
  • Work closely with business units (both Ireland-based and globally) at all levels to develop recommendations for audit findings, business process optimization, internal control and compliance
  • Report audit findings and recommendations based on audit results
  • Conduct follow-up reviews of deficiencies noted during audits
  • Assist external auditors in their completion of the financial statement audit, as needed
  • Establish budgets and control project hours to meet deadlines


  • 9+ years of professional experience in an audit related role within a regulated financial services environment
  • ACA, CPA or CIA preferred
  • Deep knowledge of systems and controls within EMI/Retail Banking businesses for managing prudential (incl. credit, market, liquidity, operational) and conduct risks
  • Excellent understanding of regulatory compliance requirements in the US market for EMI and/or Retail Banking
  • Previous experience in interacting with local regulators and executive members.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Preferably you are data driven and proficient in both working with and interpreting data
  • Knowledge of IIA standards is a desirable
  • IT audit experience is a plus
  • Experience of establishing small teams of high-performing talent is a desirable
  • Experience of agile auditing/providing timely audit insight in fast moving environments is a plus

A little about us…When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2020 with 10 million Personal customers and over a quarter of a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services. As our customer base has boomed in the last year, we’ve expanded our team to match that growth. We started 2019 with several hundred employees; we closed it out with 2000.

What we’re looking for…Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We’re looking for people who align with our four core values: we Never Settle, we Get It Done because we Think Deeper and we’re Stronger Together. You’re the kind of person who wants to join a community of forward-thinking people, all personally and professionally invested in Revolut’s mission. You thrive in a collaborative space where everyone’s learning from each other, and learning fast. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes – working with us means you’re not just another cog in the machine.


  • You’ll get to work in one of the hottest and fastest growing tech startups in the world right now
  • We’ll arm you with all of the latest tech equipment
  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive 401(k) plan
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Flexible work hours

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