SOx Risk & Control Specialist
In a nutshell
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Introduction to the job
Are you looking for a next step in your career and would enjoy taking up the challenge of enabling business to achieve its objectives while being in control? Are you keen to take up a new challenge as business partner in a global company? And are you a person with strong experience and affinity in the field of risks & controls, external financial reporting and compliance? Then this role as SOx Risk & Control specialist might be something for you.
As a SOx Risk & Control specialist you will be connected to ASML’s sectors and you will drive SOx (Sarbanes Oxley Act) compliancy and internal control, in a dynamic and continuously changing environment.
As part of the Accounting Expert Advisory team, it is your mission to be a trusted advisor that assures compliance, supports quality decision-making, drives risk mitigation and thinks in solutions to help ASML to reach its full potential. As a business partner you will work with stakeholders inside and outside the Finance department.As part of the Accounting Expert Advisory team, it is your mission to be a trusted advisor that assures compliance, supports quality decision-making, drives risk mitigation and thinks in solutions to help ASML to reach its full potential. As a business partner you will work with stakeholders inside and outside the Finance department.
Role and responsibilities
As SOx Risk & Control specialist your key responsibilities are:
Drive and manage internal control and SOx compliancy for several business cycles
- Implementing effective controls for financial reporting related risks identified
- Manage internal control deficiencies when / where incurred and ensure that deficiencies are timely resolved by the organization
- Setup and maintain a professional relationship with the key stakeholders within the relevant cycles
- Define and participate in business projects that impact internal control and the control framework
- Gain an in depth understanding of the business cycles and define the relevant risks and controls
- Define principles for designing, executing & reviewing controls
- Train personnel involved on SOx requirementsTrain personnel involved on SOx requirements
Education and experience
Master degree with completed RA or RO (or equivalent)
Fluency in English
8-12 years relevant experience in finance or auditing
Audit experience at one of the big 4 audit firms or internal control or internal audit experience in international environment
Strong knowledge of Internal control / COSO and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Experience with running an internal control framework
Experience with financial reporting and risk and control is highly preferred
Knowledge and experience with US GAAP and IFRS is preferred
Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:
Make complex topics simple and transparent
Combining clear, critical thinking with decisiveness
Good social and effective communication skills
Persuasive and able to influence
Proactive / hands-on attitude
Overcomes barriers for change and engages others to take action
Diversity & Inclusion
ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
Context of the position
The ASML Finance department operates in a dynamic environment where learning, commitment, business partnering, flexibility and continuous improvement are top of mind. The Finance department is responsible for driving cost effective transactional, fiscal and financial processes on a global scale, supporting business decisions, financial planning, action management, risk mitigation and maintaining appropriate corporate governance practices.
As ASML is a fast-closing, listed company in both the US (NASDAQ) as well as in the Netherlands (AEX), compliance with SOX, US GAAP and IFRS and efficient and compliant processes is crucial. This makes this position challenging, complex and very important within the Finance department.
ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.
Are you interested in this role? Please apply with your CV and cover letter, detailing your motivation for this position.
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