Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
3 - 5 Years
Senior Internal Control & Assurance Specialist
Abbott is a global health care company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of health care. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 160 countries and employs approximately 107,000 people.
Senior Internal Control & AssuranceSpecialist
The Senior Internal Control & Assurance Specialist will participate in building and maintaining an Internal Financial Control framework within all Abbott entities in the Netherlands. This will include promoting awareness of risks and (necessary) internal controls, implementing/improving internal controls in current processes, conduct audits on controls and processes and advising management on remediation of identified risks.
The areas of responsibilities include:
Internal Controls and SOX;
Dutch GAAP statutory reporting;
Local and Corporate Financial Policies and Procedures
Tasks and responsibilities
Building and maintaining an Internal Financial Control framework for Abbott in The Netherlands;
Write/Coordinate the writing of/Assist in writing local Policies and Procedures for financial processes;
Assist the Dutch entities in their yearly SOX process. Conduct internal SOX training and testing;
Coordinate with Corporate Internal Audit to determine the focus of upcoming Internal Audits, act as liaison between Corporate Internal Audit and the entities in scope and assist the entities in the follow up on any findings from the internal audits;
Provide support to the anti-fraud programs. Identify potential areas of risks and work with the entities to limit these risks.
Knowledge & Experience
You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant internal control or (external) audit role in an International environment or Audit firm (preferable Big 4).
You are a certified RA.
You have technical accounting expertise as demonstrated by experience with statutory reporting (Dutch GAAP) and demonstrated SOX experience. Knowledge of or experience with US GAAP is preferable.
You are familiar with operational and financial procedures.
Experience in working in a global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows.
You speak English and Dutch fluently.
Willing to travel domestically approximately 20-30%.
What can we offer you?
Abbott provides a varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective. We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests and opportunities.