Your mission during this 6 month internship will be to support the Internal Control team by identifying and evaluating the areas of risk within Alma, and executing the permanent control plan accordingly.

As an Internal Control Intern, you will:

  • Follow-up on the quality of first level controls executed by the operational teams. You will accompany the teams by identifying main control points and drafting control sheets accordingly.
  • Execute second level controls as part of Alma’s permanent control plan. You will issue recommendations, when applicable, in order to improve the operational processes and risk management framework at Alma.
  • Monitor the internal and external recommendations’ implementation. You will follow-up with the teams on the recommendations emitted in order to ensure that the associated processes had been updated accordingly.
  • Participate in the automation and continuous improvement of the controls in place. You will propose new ways to optimize the controls in place from an automation perspective for productivity and time gain.

You will collaborate closely with the Operations, Risk and Compliance teams, and report to the Internal Control Manager.



Being an Internal Control Intern requires a wide skill set, notably the following:

  • Analytical and risk oriented: You have solid analytical skills and are able to deconstruct problems and be a force of proposition to resolve them.
  • Written/Oral communication: You can present your conclusions in a clear, constructed and cohesive way.
  • Rigorous: You pay attention to detail and advance in a methodic manner.
  • Curious mindset: You are not afraid of asking questions and looking into new topics to satisfy your curiosity.
  • Team player: You are a team player, but can also be autonomous on assigned topics.
  • Modest: You are humble and do not take yourself too seriously.

Your experience 

  • You have an academic background in audit, compliance and/or criminal business law.
  • You have a deep understanding of the French AML/CFT regulation, and you follow-up on the evolution of money-laundering and terrorist financing schemes.
  • You have an understanding of the challenges a payment institution and/or financing company.
  • You have a preference towards working in an international and multicultural context, and you are fluent in English.
    • French and Italian are a plus.
  • You have a solid SQL knowledge (a plus).



The recruitment process will run as follows:

  • First call with the Internal Control Manager
  • Written case study
  • Visio call with Internal Control Manager and team member
  • Visio call with the General Secretary


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