Senior Risk Consultant

Job ID 2023-1184
Posted Date 9 months ago(09/08/2023 09:40)
Job Locations
BE-WBR-La Hulpe | BE-VBR-Zaventem
Risk Advisory

This job in a nutshell

Do you want to help our customer to minimize their losses, enhance their decision-making and strengthen their resilience?


Do you possess strong analytical skills to assess our clients’ risk management capabilities? Would you like to help organisation to focus on their risk priorities and how to bring value in their decision-making process?


Are you ready to join a team of experienced and passionate risk specialists, dedicated to providing our clients and community with the best advisory, training and insights in risk management?


Join our dynamic team in La Hulpe as a Senior Risk consultant.

What will you be doing?

As a Senior Risk Consultant, you will collaborate with experienced colleagues on various risk-related projects, including Internal Control, Risk Governance, Risk Assessments and Internal Audits.


Your key responsibilities will include:


  • Gaining insight into a client's context and risk landscape, identifying their strategic and/or operational risks.
  • Assessing in clients' control environment or processes through interviews, workshops and document analysis.
  • Propose and draft with the client actions that will help them reaching a risk level in line with their risk appetite.
  • Perform Internal audits following a risk-based approach and provide added value advices to our clients.
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously, while ensuring transparent reporting and meeting deadlines.
  • Be a guide, a counsellor and a sounding board for the junior levels to overperform on projects.
  • Demonstrate initiatives & entrepreneurship at project level & product development.
  • Provide strategic insights to the clients based on strategic risks assessments exercises (ERM).

What do you bring to the table?

  • You are passionate about helping organisation by improving their decision-making process including the risk components in their decisions.
  • You like to deep dive into the contextual elements to understand what can jeopardize the reach of organisational objectives.
  • You take the initiative to introduce new ideas while remaining open to your colleagues' perspectives.
  • You have strong analytical and facilitation skills, allowing you to guide our clients during their “risk journey”.
  • You hold a master's degree from a business school or a university degree in social sciences with a passion for business matters or a related field. You have 2 to 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • You are familiar with risk management standards (COSO, ISO 31000, Basel III for the financial sector), internal audit standards (CIA) and possess or are willing to obtain risk/internal audit certifications.
  • You are a native French speaker and fluent in English. A good knowledge of Dutch will be a strong asset.
  • You take ownership of your deliverables and do not hesitate to make the extra-mile when needed.
  • You are willing to travel worldwide for your projects and clients.

What do we bring to the table?

  • Culture: we embrace you as you are and include you in a family of experts who encourage respect, diversity and teamwork.
  • Development: our senior staff will help you to develop your skills, taking into account your strengths and interests.
  • Impact: from day one, you will be given responsibility, because we believe in your abilities. But of course your team is always there to help and support you.
  • Growth: we love to help you grow both personally and professionally, with you deciding on your own path. Thanks to our BDO Academy, you get access to a whole range of training courses.
  • Network: you have the opportunity to work on different projects and clients, and across business practices. This way, you build your network internally and come into contact with different areas of expertise.
  • Flexibility: you have the possibility to experience different working places: at a client, from home or the nearest BDO office and with flexible working hours.
  • Wellbeing: we place importance on your physical and mental health. You will be supported in this as much as possible via our wellbeing platform Wenite.
  • Proximity: you get the opportunities and benefits of an international organisation, but in an accessible and warm environment. Feel free to speak to anyone, at any level.
  • Salary: you receive a competitive salary package with interesting benefits (including a net expense allowance, smart mobility budget or company car, mobile phone subscription, hospitalisation insurance, flex income plan, etc.).
  • Sustainability: you will work within a company with an integrated sustainability policy regarding, among others, climate impact and inclusive diversity, actively contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Team : A young team of consultants, eager to achieve projects & results with a strong leadership and experienced Management.


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