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Internal Control Officer

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A well-established fintech company active in the dynamic field of payment services, located in Brussels, is seeking an Internal Control Officer.

In your new role as an Internal Control Officer, you will be part of a small but growing team within the second line of defense. You will report directly to the Risk Operational Manager. You will also work to ensure that the company clearly identifies and assesses its risks ( existing and emerging), tests, makes recommendations and reports on risks.

Your main responsibilities as the new Internal Control Officer will be:

Risk Management

  • Risk assessment: taking an active part in establishing and updating the company's risk assessment, contributing to the identification of new risks and updating each existing risk as well as its control environment and assessment
  • Internal control monitoring plan: drawing up and updating the annual monitoring plan
  • Plan Policies and procedures: preparing and updating internal control documentation, in particular policies, procedures and methodologies
  • Management information: produce a regular presentation/management information (MI) and create/consolidate key performance indicators
  • Improving the framework: ensuring that risks are managed correctly, proposing improvements and challenging the current framework

Internal Control

  • Define the control points: examine the regulations in depth and define new control points for each control or improve the existing ones
  • Carry out controls: evaluate existing procedures and controls. This involves both assessing the framework and carrying out tests to ensure that the rules and legal frameworks are complied with
  • Report writing: writing internal control reports and issuing recommendations
  • Follow-up of recommendations: monitoring the implementation of recommendations (action plans) with the Group's action managers

About you:

  • You have a background in audit, internal control, or risk, supported by relevant studies
  • You have a demonstrated experience of 3 to 5 years in a similar role
  • You have a knowledge of NBB regulations and financial industry best practices
  • You possess a keen interest and awareness of Payments Schemes and Technology
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You are proficient in the Microsoft Office suite
  • You are fluent in both French and English

Your strengths:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with assertiveness
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure
  • Result and detail-oriented

What the company has to offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Meal vouchers, Eco cheques
  • Tickets compliments, Tickets for sports and culture
  • Group insurance
  • DKV insurance
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days of vacation
  • Possibility of homeworking ( up-to 50%, to be validated by the Management)
  • Possibility to travel to UK upon ad hoc request

If you meet the above requirements and are ready for this challenging opportunity in a company that values professionalism and excellence, then apply for this Internal Control Officer position.

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Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Controlling

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: Competitive salary package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Brussels

Job Reference: 2089922/001

Date posted: 03 June 2024

Consultant: Stephen Fournier

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