Risk Manager, Amsterdam

KPP Search
Amsterdam, Netherlands
€100K - €110K
11 May 2022
05 Jun 2022
Job Type
Risk, Risk Management
Employer Sector
Financial Services
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in the direction of Internal Audit and Risk Management. You will be working with a dynamic leader who will invest in your development and aid you in progressing quickly within the organisation. This position comes with a high degree of exposure to senior-level management and collaboration with the individuals running the company. You will require excellent stakeholder management skills and be comfortable working autonomously.

The internal audit and risk manager will ensure audit assignments are successful, run smoothly and result in minimizing risk exposure for the Company. He/ she will lead internal assurance and advisory reviews in order to improve and optimize the business processes.

The job is designed to be 60% Internal Audit, and 40% Risk Management.

The candidate will bring a systematic approach to improving the current risk framework. The role will report to the Internal Audit Director.


Internal audit (60% of the time)
  • Advise on, plan and lead operational audits, special reviews and investigations worldwide within time budgets and in accordance with departmental methodology, policies and standards.
  • Prepare audit reports that include conclusions and recommendations to correct identified deficiencies and review with and advise appropriate location/function management.
  • Monitor progress of the corrective actions by management to correct identified deficiencies.
  • Coordinate and mentor other Internal Audit team members to assist the Internal Audit Director in developing annual audit plans that address significant risks of the entities.
  • Participates in major business initiatives and pro-actively advises and assists the business on change initiatives.

Risk Management (40% of the time)
  •  Develop a standardized approach to risk management including formats, models and communication channels.
  • Develop and implement risk dashboards for quarterly reporting purposes to Audit Committee and top management.
  • Lead and/or facilitate risk workshops.
  • Provide practical recommendations and best practices to improve business, risk and compliance processes.

  • An academic degree in Economics, Finance, STEM subject or equivalent.
  • Excellent English, written and oral communication skills. Other languages are a plus.
  • CPA, CISA, ACCA or CIA or similar certification is required.
  • Proficiency in Python and Power BI is a distinct advantage.
  • 7+ years of external and/ or internal auditing experience; at least 5 years proven success at Manager or Senior Manager level within a "Big 4" consulting firm.
  • Our client is not able to provide sponsorship for this position. So you will need to have the right to work in the Netherlands to be considered (e.g. an EU passport).