For our client we are looking for an ambitious Risk Controller who wants to be involved in a cross-border finance team (23 fte) which is close to the business and a sparring partner for CFO. Our client is an international operating company with closely cooperating establishments. They are structured in a Benelux organization; this also means that travelling is part of the function. The team consists of Accounting, Controlling, Internal Control and Data Quality Management
Hours: 32-40 hours
Duration: 4 months (with option to extend)
For this role you need to ensure that the local finance activities comply with the Group minimum requirements (Accounting minimum control standards procedures) and ensure an adequate quality of the financial reporting in providing management, the board and corporate with an independent assessment on the adequacy and effectiveness of the processes for controlling its accounting/Finance risks. You’ll be part of a 2nd level Internal Control Plan in accordance with Group Policy and standards. Reporting on the results of the controls to your stakeholders when needed and always ensure a high level of data Quality.
Perform 2nd level controls related to the Accounting minimum control standards and Group Control plans in line with the minimum frequency and deadlines set by corporate and local Business Unit. Establish and maintain adequate audit trail and documentation of the controls. Report clear feedback concerning the main results and issues detected and ensure that action plans are set up and followed (Quarterly summary reports on the 2nd level controls results & main attention points, certification reports). Check & Challenge the Finance Risk Control Self-Assessment and the first level of finance controls / processes. Follow the external & internal audit recommendations. Ensure that adequate action plans are set up in time. Ensure that the local documentation (procedures, risk mapping, etc…) is timely updated.
- Bachelor’s / master’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience.
- Knowledge of IFRS and Local GAAP (BEL & NLD) principles.
- Knowledge of 2nd level of control and good understanding of (and skills in) audit methodologies and risk-based techniques.
- Experience in accounting and internal control within a Financial Services environment.
- Willing to travel cross border if needed.
When you are interested in this role, and it suits your working experience please send us your resume and a short motivation (including your tariff). You can e-mail this to firstname.lastname@example.org.