Senior Business Risk Advisor


Offered by:

Glencore International AG

Finance / Accounting

What we offer

  • Protect and enhance organisational value through assurance and advisory services, with focus to anticipate and mitigate key business risk in a highly dynamic environment
  • Audit @ the speed of risk by applying cutting-edge audit approach: agile auditing methodology, digital collaboration tools, risk scenario simulation testing, flexible and network-oriented global team
  • Encouragement to innovate, experiment and use leading-edge technologies to advance our Internal Audit Activity, be the best in the field, and stay ahead of the curve
  • Great learning platform to advance kledge of the marketing business and relevant risks by engaging with leading traders, risk managers and other support functions in the field
  • Exposure to company management and leadership team, and empowerment to become a leader in your area of strength and expertise
  • Working in a dynamic network structure on international assignments

 Role Duties

  • Contribute to the Internal Audit Function’s strategic objective of becoming an ‘insight generator’ and valuable business partner
  • Develop strong relationships within our global marketing business and actively engage with stakeholders across all levels and functions to identify relevant trends, emerging risks, and help drive change
  • latest digital technology and data analytics solutions fit for next-generation auditing to deliver outstanding risk and assurance services
  • Identify current and emerging key business risks and assess mitigating management controls
  • Plan, organize, and perform audits, both remote and on site (global trading hubs and support offices)
  • Perform real-time stress testing of key controls by simulating real-life risk scenarios and threats to assess control design and operating effectiveness
  • Identify control gaps, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities, understand relevant root-causes
  • Undertake ad-hoc special reviews as required

Desired qualifications, skills and experience

  • University degree (required) in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, or equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience in internal or external audit, working in the commodity trading industry
  • Certifications such as CIA, CFA, FRM are a plus
  • Operationally excellent with a hands-on approach, producing high quality work while meeting deadlines
  • Flexible to work in a global team across various time zones
  • Effective interpersonal and communications skills
  • Great team player, able to lead global project teams
  • Motivation to travel up to 30% world-wide
  • Analytical skills combined with critical thinking
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken; additional languages are a plus
  • Experience in data analytics and digitalisation space is a plus
  • EU/Swiss work permit required

 About the Internal Audit Team

  • We are a multicultural team that combines more than 20 nationalities and 11 languages
  • We value inner drive and initiative as well as the willingness of candidates to adopt the Glencore values safety, integrity, responsibility, openness, simplicity, and entrepreneurialism
  • We encourage the application of innovative practices (e.g. gamification, scenario simulation testing, agile auditing) to provide assurance and advisory services to the company’s stakeholders
  • Our team is shifting to a future-proof audit model, integrating data science as one of its core components in pursuing an insights-driven Internal Audit Function


  • We are committed to providing benefits, which promote mental, physical and financial well-being. From healthy meal options in our restaurants and bistros to free use of the in-house gym including sport classes with professional trainers.
  • We reimburse public transport for commuting to work.
  • We provide tuition assistance for further education and training courses.

 Who we areGlencore is one of the world’s largest natural resources companies. Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites and oil production assets, employing 135,000 people directly and as contractors around the world.Our Purposeis to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. The products we source and market play an essential role in modern life. From the copper, cobalt and nickel powering the electric vehicle and renewable energy revolution, to the energy products helping us power this transition and keeping the lights on today– what we do touches every part of life as we k it.The diversity of our portfolio underpins our strategic ambition to play a leading role in enabling the decarbonisation of global energy usage through providing metals such as copper, cobalt, zinc and nickel that are essential to the transition to a low-carbon economy. In a first for the mining and trading industry in addressing Climate Change, we launched a net zero total emissions ambition by 2050, which aligns our business strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement.Come and join us on our journey to a sustainable future.