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The company

Elia is the operator of the Belgian high-voltage transmission grid (380 kV to 30 kV) and is responsible for developing and maintaining the grid, providing users with access to it and controlling energy flows. The Elia group is a team of 2,000 professionals who have the task of ensuring the continuity of electricity supplies in Belgium.

As owner and operator of electricity transmission networks in Belgium and Germany Elia has an important role and mission in supporting and implementing Europe's energy and climate policy.

Senior Internal Auditor

Reference ID:  670



The Internal Audit department's main task is to provide an independent and objective assurance to Elia's Audit Committee and the Management Committee in achieving Elia the goals autonomously, objectively and independently. Internal Audit aims to review the company’s operational, IT and financial processes in order to ensure they are satisfactory in terms of internal control, effectiveness and efficiency. The recommendations made by Internal Audit serve to increase the maturity of these processes. The audit assignments will be mix of financial, operational and compliance audits.

The Audit team develops a constructive and positive relationship with all management levels. The department tends to continually optimise its services and the quality of those services


You will report  to the Audit Committee and Risk Management.will have the following key responsibilities: 


  • Helping to draft the annual audit plan; 
  • Preparing, planning and executing audit assignments, validating findings and establishing recommendations as well as identifying the risks involved in the audited processes;
  • Via the audit assignments, checking that processes comply with the governance principles applicable within the company and cataloguing risks in the audited process; 
  • You closely collaborate with your Risk Management colleagues
  • Establishing action plans for audited services/processes in order to improve effectiveness in line with recommendations;
  • Drafting assignment reports which formalise the validated findings, recommendations and action plans; 
  • Presenting the audit results at the various levels concerned;
  • Periodically monitoring the execution of action plans agreed with the audited departments;
  • Taking responsibility for developing, implementing and monitoring the Fraud Plan and the annual Compliance Plan;

Your Profile


  • You have a  financial, technical or legal  master's degree ..
  • You have five years’ experience in an Audit/Control/Risk function in Big 4 or in a technical or regulatory function in the energy sector
  • IT audit and data analysis experience would be a plus..
  • You speak fluent French, Dutch and English. 
  • You are assertive and a good listener.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are customer-oriented.
  • You are a team player.
  • You are meticulous and have solid analytical skills.
  • You are a problem-solver. 
  • Being a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Fraud Examiner would be a plus.
  • Successful experience in auditing would be a plus.
  • You have experience or a least a keen interest in the energy industry.


Boulevard de l'Empereur 20 1000 Bruxelles

What's in it for you?

More than offering you a mere job, we give you an exciting, ultra-professional environment, unique training and every opportunity to develop your career potential to the full, plus an attractive salary and fringe benefits. So choosing Elia means opting for a future full of promise!