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Internal Control and Compliance Officer - China

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Shanghai - TCN, China


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8+ years



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The Internal Control and Compliance officer is responsible for supporting the business and local compliance experts in their responsibility to ensure that ASML’s processes, in all relevant aspects and across all levels of our business, comply with the applicable regulatory requirements and with ASML’s in-house and internal control policies within the scope of China.

Job Mission

The Internal Control and Compliance officer is responsible to drive businesses within the ASML organization to embed control improvements in end-to-end business processes to help realize ASML’s objectives, to better support sound decision making and to drive sustainable and cost effective compliance and internal control solutions within China.
The officer connects to all applicable ASML’s activities present in China, assures sound connection to the global ASML organization and translates complex risk and compliance related challenges to simple solutions. The officer represents Chinese management and operations in the global internal control and compliance team and translates global initiatives into local solutions.

Job Description

This position is responsible to ensure that internal control and compliance risks and requirements as defined by the compliance experts are embedded within ASML processes in such a way that these comply with all applicable laws & regulations as well as with the Company’s policies and program requirements.

The key responsibilities are:

  1. Drive internal control and compliance initiatives in China and help the business in ensuring that compliance is sufficiently established in end-to-end processes and embedded in the ASML control framework.
  2. Design and implement effective, proven concepts of internal controls to support ASML to optimize processes.
    Secure evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of controls and improve them continuously.
  3. Collaborate with local country management team, corporate and local compliance experts and other applicable departments to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations. Align with the stakeholders and gain buy-in, in order to drive changes and implement best practices.
  4. Build strong relationships with other Internal control and Compliance Officers in broader Asian region (e.g. South Korea and Taiwan).
  5. Gain an in depth understanding of the current and future business processes, in order to identify and prioritize the relevant control and compliance risks and to provide advice and support to the risk owners and other stakeholders.
    Identify and drive opportunities in the organization to improve control and compliance, i.e. standardization and simplification across sectors.
  6. Enhancing compliance awareness of control executors and providing guidance and training on compliance matters within the worldwide organization.
  7. Ensure seamless, proactive cooperation and alignment with the Central (Veldhoven - the Netherlands) Internal Control and Corporate Compliance team.

Required Skills, Education and Experience:

  1. Master’s Degree in Finance or Auditing
  2. 15+ years of related professional experience in audit, risk management and/or internal control
  3. 8+ years of relevant experience in Establishing and monitoring Compliance, legal and/or ethics programs and/or frameworks;
  4. Experience in working aboard is a pre;
  5. Fluent in English
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with associates at all levels through the organization;
  7. Make complex topics simple andtransparent;
  8. Combines clear, critical thinkingwith decisiveness;
  9. Good social and effectivecommunication skills;
  10. Ability to influence and be persuasive;
  11. Proven proactive and hands-onattitude;
  12. Naturally takes the lead ininitiatives;
  13. Overcomes barriers for change and engages others to take action.

Position in the organization:
The Internal Control and Compliance Officer China reports to the Director Internal Control in Veldhoven - the Netherlands.
As ASML is a listed company in both the US (NASDAQ) as well as in the Netherlands (AEX), compliance is crucial. This makes this position challenging, complex and key within ASML.

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