Senior Risk Specialist

Senior Professional Job Netherlands, Delft Corporate Functions Netherlands
Want to support Exact with identifying its key risks and help management with designing, maintaining, and monitoring their control frameworks? As a Senior Risk Specialist you have a direct impact on improving Exact’s governance, risk and control. At Exact, you can think and act proactively and see your good ideas come true. And where is your career heading? That’s up to you. The career opportunities are unprecedented. 1,850 enterprising colleagues have already paved the way. Are you on board?

This = the job you are looking for
As Senior Risk Specialist you support management with a wide range of risk assessments. From enterprise risk management, to compliance, to financial reporting risk assessments. You help management in designing, implementing, and monitoring Exact’s key control frameworks and product certification schemes. And that's not all. We can rely on you as a Senior Risk Specialist to:
  • Support the head of GRC with defining, implementing, and applying Exact’s risk methodology
  • Help increasing risk awareness within Exact and its subsidiaries
  • Prepare periodic risk and monitoring reports for Exact’s governance bodies
  • Monitor control compliance and escalate where necessary control deficiencies to (senior) management
  • Coordinate the annual external audits and certifications of Exact’s products

This = your team
You will join the 7 colleagues in the Governance Risk & Control department and work closely together with the risk specialists at our subsidiaries and other 2nd line functions, like Compliance and Exact’s Data Protection Officer. They are known for their drive, professionalism, and cooperation. Asking for help if necessary and offering help if possible is part of their DNA. We have few predefined paths, which gives you plenty of room to choose your own.

The GRC department is known for its knowledge of all relevant risk categories, her knowledge of the industry in which we operate and the organization and products of Exact. This is particularly evident in the risk-based risk management approach which is based on both proven risk management frameworks as well as practical experience. The main responsibilities of the department are:
  • Design, implement, apply and monitor Exact’s risk management processes and framework, including Exact’s Enterprise Risk Management framework
  • Support management to design, monitor and improve internal control to ensure that external assurance can be given on our products and services
  • Set and monitor compliance with Exact’s information security policies and increase risk awareness

This = what your future colleague says
"Trust of our customers in our services is key for the success of Exact. GRC has a direct contribution to this trust by continuously improving and monitoring Exact’s risk management processes” 
- Joko Tenthof van Noorden, Director Internal Audit
This = what you bring
With us, you can be yourself, and we would love to discover what sets you apart. For the position of Senior Risk Specialist, it's helpful if you have a suitable level of professional skepticism. And preferably you also have strong communicative skills. What's more, you bring:
  • A higher professional education level of working and thinking;
  • A minimum of five years’ work experience in risk or process management or similar experience 
  • Proven experience with designing/implementing and/or monitoring of risk control frameworks 
  • Affinity with one or more risk areas which are relevant for Exact including strategic, information security, data privacy, financial reporting and/or compliance risks
This = what you get
At Exact, we work hard. And there is something in return. The balance between work and relaxation is very important to us. So once everything gets back to normal, you can work up a sweat in our own gym or take a break at the coffee bar. Empty your head and then tackle your daily tasks with renewed energy. And, of course, that's not all. As a Senior Risk Compliance Officer, based on 40 hours per week, you can also count on: 
  • A market conform gross monthly salary in line with your experience
  • A thirteenth-month bonus;
  • A holiday allowance of 8%;
  • A company phone.
  • An employment contract with indefinite period of time; 
  • Travel expenses when we go to the office and a working from home allowance for the other days;
  • The possibility for you to make a direct impact, especially because we have a small team.
  • A work hard-play hard, informal atmosphere both in the tax team as well as in Exact as a company
  • You’ll work predominantly from home for the time being, but we do have a modern HQ, our Delft office. It’s is a popular corona-proof meeting hub where you’re encouraged to meet with your colleagues safely if the situation allows it.
  • Useful training sessions via our learning and development center that help you to fulfill your career potential and unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning.
  • Once we go back to the office, we offer healthy food from our restaurant every day, allow you to use our own fitness center and have Friday afternoon drinks at our bar “Bits & Bytes”.

This = why you shouldn't wait
If it feels good, don't hesitate. So let us know why you are the right Senior Risk Specialist. How do you help Exact improving its governance, risk and control?

If you have any questions about the position and/or the application procedure, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Arthur Fransen will be happy to answer them via arthur.fransen@exact.com or by phone 015 - 7115000.

This = our application procedure
  • If we have enough in common, we will invite you for a 1st interview.
  • After this, a 2nd round interview and assessment will be part of the selection procedure.
  • The selection procedure takes about 2 weeks.
This = Exact
Founded in 1984 and now operating in more than 100 countries, we are a leader in the global business and financial software market. What makes us stand out? We combine the energy of a start-up with the advantages of a multinational. Our aim is to create the best business software with the most innovative software solutions. Over 550,000 entrepreneurs and accountants trust our software and use it on a daily basis.

As an employer, we accept our social responsibility. This is important to us and we genuinely believe in it. We think green in everything we do, whether it's by reducing paper consumption, encouraging digital working and minimising travel by plane and car. We also support employees who want to contribute to the (local) community.  Exact celebrates differences and views them as a learning opportunity. We assess ideas based on merit, rather than source. It’s passion, dedication and ownership that earn you a place at the table. 
 
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