Internal Control Specialist

Job ID 2024-1350
Posted Date 2 months ago(26/03/2024 10:37)
Job Locations
Risk Advisory

This job in a nutshell

Passionate about risk, internal controls and ESG, you will strive to respond to your clients’ needs by identifying, assessing and managing their risks, performing and/or providing support in the execution of internal audits, optimizing or implementing internal control and risk management frameworks.  Additionally, you’re experienced in assessing and testing internal control frameworks subject to Sarbanes-Oxley regulation (SOx).

As a manager, you will be part of a young, ambitious and dynamic team specialized in Internal controls, Risk Management and Internal audit in a wide variety of sectors and servicing national and international clients. You will have direct access to all other services provided by BDO, allowing you to cross-serve and apply various subject matter expertise. You will actively contribute in less mature domains such as ESG, Cyber Security and Data Governance.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage internal control, risk management and internal audit engagements;
  • Analyze process risks and controls from a risk and efficiency point of view;
  • Provide pragmatic recommendations to improve your clients’ internal control framework;
  • Plan, coordinate and review work performed by junior and senior colleagues, ensuring quality and meeting client deadlines;
  • Write/review reports;
  • Act as single-point-of-contact for clients in your client portfolio
  • Lead client meetings and/or facilitate workshops
  • Support business development by hunting opportunities at new clients or by farming at existing clients.
  • Actively contribute to the development of our product portfolio

What do you bring to the table?

  • You have a master’s degree and 3 to 7 years of relevant experience in internal controls, risk management and internal audit;
  • You have profound knowledge of the most common business processes (specific sector expertise is a definite plus);
  • You are able to find a balance between working independently and remaining available for your colleagues and clients;
  • You are a people person, determined to pass on your knowledge to younger colleagues and contribute to their development. Next to being a manager, you are trustworthy and a team-player your team can rely upon;
  • You are familiar with internal audit standards (IIA/IPPF), CIA certification or equivalent is a plus;
  • You are eager to learn and apply a critical mindset;
  • You value quality in all aspects of your work, take ownership of your deliverables and are willing to go the extra mile when required;
  • You have excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • You are pragmatic, always looking for the most appropriate solution in all circumstances
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, French proficiency is a plus.

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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