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EPSO Profiles – Audit

Auditor

The following are the functions of EU auditors:

  • examining financial management process
  • Conducting inspections
  • Improve control systems
  • Providing guidance on methodologies.
  • Supporting senior decision-makers
  • Training untrained personnel
  • Supervising and advising colleagues.

Qualifications required:

  • Good command over at least two European languages, of which one must be English, French or German
  • For Grade AD 5 (entry level), must hold a degree or be graduating this year
  • For Grade AD 7 (a much more senior level), several years’ experience is required in a related field
  • For contract staff or assistant auditors, the requirements may vary