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What you will need:


Education: Master’s degree (or equivalent) in business administration, finance or another relevant field is required.  Active Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant or other related certifications (ACA, CFA, CISA, CRMA or similar) is strongly preferred.


Experience:  The successful candidate must be a recognized expert with excellent stature and standing in the field and in the relevant professional communities, as demonstrated by a proven track record of 15+ years of experience managing and delivering best practice internal audit services in large, complex multinational or international organizations.


Professional skills required: Comprehensive knowledge of auditing practices, extensive understanding of financial, operational, technology-related as well as other emerging risks. Demonstrated working knowledge of international auditing standards and generally accepted accounting standards in the US.


Comprehensive management/leadership skills:  Proven team management skills with track record of building successful teams with strong client services orientation (preferably in a matrix structure). Experience motivating individuals, developing employees, assigning authority and accountabilities, monitoring results, and addressing issues in an effective and appropriate manner. 


Languages: Fluency in English and proficiency in Spanish is required. Command of another official Bank language (French and/or Portuguese) is considered an asset.


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Opportunity Summary:


  • Type of contract: The Executive Auditor’s appointment shall be for a fixed-term of 5 years, with the possibility to be considered for reappointment for a second and final 5-year term. The functions to be carried out will be limited to performing the position of Executive Auditor.  After your service as Executive Auditor, you will not be eligible for employment in the IDB Group in any capacity.
  • Starting date:  aiming at June 1, 2022
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Requirements: You are  a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) currently working at the IDB, IDB Lab, or IDB Invest,


The Executive Auditor will be subject to the IDB Personnel Policies, the IDB Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, and Bank policies.


Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE Move certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.


Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.


About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with innovative research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.


The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our Human Resources Department carefully reviews all applications.


Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business.


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