(Senior) Reporting Control Specialist

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  • Offer Excellent remuneration
  • Job category Finance
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 9068800
  • Location Amsterdam
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent, Contract with client
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

Next level reporting opportunity.

Job description

As a Reporting Control Specialist, you are responsible for identifying and (helping) eliminating reporting risks and increasing control awareness. You are strongly result-oriented and you have a sound knowledge and experience. You are capable of approaching issues from a ‘helicopter’ perspective but can also handle issues in detail when necessary. You are independent, like to work on multiple tasks and dare to speak out.

Your most important tasks will include: ­

  • Helping entities with the implementation of internal controls in line with the guidance to ensure a sound control environment;
  • Pursuing investigations and deep dives into various finance control and accounting matters;
  • Coordination and active participation in the ICFR/SOX404 sign-off process;
  • Preparation and organisation of the ICFR governance meetings;
  • Helping entities with the implementation of Minimum Standards regarding internal controls to ensure a sound reporting environment;
  • Coordination of our external auditor account, incl. monitoring of independence and fees.

Company

International successful financial services organisation.

Agreements

  • Excellent remuneration;
  • growth opportunities;
  • work life balance;
  • ambitious organisation.

Candidate profile

You have a hands-on approach and a healthy dose of organisation sensitivity. You are convincing in your work and critical (in a positive sense) of your own performance and that of others. You are a very quick learner, a superb team player, have a strong focus on stakeholders, supported by excellent collaboration skills.

In addition, you have:

  • An academic degree in Finance or Economics, preferably supplemented by an RA or CIA certificate or studying for this;
  • work experience in (external/internal) audit;
  • Sound problem analysis and judgment skills;
  • Relationship building is key for success in this role. It is important to have good influencing skills, being assertive without being antagonistic or alienating;
  • Good communication and persuasion skills and ability to present complex issues in a simple and understandable way to both internal and external stakeholders;
  • You are fluent in English (bot writing and speaking);
  • Proven experience in business process improvements, including design, implementation and execution of (regulatory) oversight processes;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial services business processes and knowledge of the relevant (legal) regulations and procedures;
  • Experience with financial statement closing processes, loan loss provisioning and IT general controls.
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