Internal Controls and Risk Manager - Newly Created Role

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    Erin Wilson

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    EW - ICRM

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​​Altum Consulting are currently partnered with our client - an international and flavoursome FMCG business - to hire an Internal Controls & Risk Manager within their Netherlands office which is located 30 minutes outside of Amsterdam.

Due to business needs, this is a newly created role and will be an integral position within the organisation supporting the Dutch and German businesses.

Reporting directly to the Finance Director with a dotted line to the Global Group Controller in the US, you will be responsible for;-

  • Assessing the current control framework and risks across the business and then designing and executing new control processes, frameworks and systems

  • Create process mapping documents along with commentary and directions

  • Working cross functionally amongst the business to learn and understand frameworks and designing new changes across various departments

  • Partnering with senior Management team to offer advice and recommendations through findings to improve the effectiveness of the internal control framework

  • Leading the initial implementation project and ensuring that effective communication is maintained by;- providing frequent status updates, preparing formal reports on status with recommendations and audit reports and clearly defining your findings and next step proposals including dates and timeframes of execution

  • Design testing for the controls that have been implemented and offer training across the business

  • Create and define the audit scope and complete audit reviews

  • Ownership of internal audit reviews and creating schedules for internal audits

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent

  • Formal Accountancy qualification is highly desirable (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CA etc)

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience working with an international organisation preferably within FMCG sector

  • Minimum of 5 years specialising in Risk & Controls/ Internal Audit

  • Ability to take ownership of a newly created function

  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively map and document a design and implementation process

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and communicate effectively with various stakeholders

  • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of SAP

  • Fluency in English is essential - Dutch and/or German language skills are highly desired

  • Working from home options are available

This is a very important function within the organisation and will be a great opportunity for someone who possess the knowledge of importance around internal controls and risks within a business and can implement the right changes across the business.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;-