Senior Auditor Trading (m/f/t) & Commercial Audits


Essen, NW, DE, 45141

To start as soon as possible, full time / part time, permanent

Your future plans
The Internal Audit unit strengthens RWE’s resilience to external and internal threats and risks, supporting RWE’s growing green investment and growth strategy. We give impulses that help RWE to safely navigate the path towards climate neutrality by sustainably protecting RWE’s assets.
The audit team provides independent auditing services to create added value for the RWE Group, to continuously improve business processes and to strengthen RWE’s credibility with its stakeholders. Therefore, your results will have high visibility up to RWE top management and stakeholders.

  • Responsibility for delivering risk-based internal audits, in particular in the trading arm of the Group
  • Engagement planning, field work, alignment of audit results and recommendations and compilation of tailored reports for senior management and boards
  • Evaluation of process efficiency and effectiveness of the internal control system across the desks and functions in the trading life cycle on the prompt, forward and new markets
  • Advisory to the business during regular and ad-hoc audits with comprehensive internal audit expertise and profound risk analysis and assessment


Your powerful skills 

  • University degree (e.g. Economics, Business Administration, Mathematics, Physics)
  • Several years of professional experience as an internal auditor or as an expert in the area of energy economics
  • Understanding of trading, ideally (energy) commodity trading or trading related risk management
  • Understanding of physical and financial trading instruments as well as related end-to-end processes in front, middle and back office 
  • Business fluency in English (verbal and in writing) and ability to summarise complex topics
  • Mind-set for challenging existing processes
  • Pronounced intercultural sensitivity and ability to convince other people

Advantageous, but not a must

  • Professional certifications (CIA, CRMA or CISA)
  • Experience of front office trading / origination or market risk management
  • Knowledge of energy market regulations (MAR, REMIT, EMIR, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of IT systems and database tools (especially OpenLink, Endur, IDEA / ACL)

What we value most is curiosity, ambition, resilience and authenticity. So if you can’t display all of the skills, we would still like to hear from you. 
Benefits you can rely on

  • Competitive terms of employment, excellent benefit schemes and good work-life balance (e.g. hybrid working)
  • Professional environment with direct contribution to a robust set-up of RWE
  • Room for own ideas and creativity, high degree of individual responsibility and possibility to pursue own targets
  • Open and diverse company culture, teamwork, support and openness
  • Visibility and recognition of own work
  • Interesting working environment with diverse functions in the business
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities


At RWE, you will find all the advantages of a large technology group. And some merits that are even more crucial: openness and real team work. For we are open to the future and are building on the strengths of each and every individual. We value his/her work and opinion; we listen, pursue active ideas management and engage in direct exchanges. Respect, appreciation and mutual trust are the hallmarks of cooperation within the international RWE team.

Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) International exchange (40x40)
Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 84743, application deadline 03.05.2024
Any questions? HR Shared Service Center, Recruiting Team, +49 201 5179-9050
We look forward to meeting you!

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of sex, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. #inclusionmatters
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RWE AG, based in Essen, Germany, comprises four operative segments – renewables, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading – which together provide a solid foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. Approximately 20,000 people at RWE work to achieve this, and we have set ourselves an ambitious goal: We aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040.

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