Internal Controls & Assurance Specialist (80-100%)

Kurfürstendamm 119, 10711 Berlin, Germany | Full-timeApply Now

A bit about the role

Join our dynamic global team, reporting directly to the Co-Heads of Internal Control and Assurance. As a crucial team member, you will contribute to shaping Avaloq Group's internal controls’ environment, play a key role in the issuance of Service Organization Control (SOC / ISAE / PS880) reports, and coordinate customer audit requests.

Your key tasks

  • Drive the SOC reporting process and efficiently manage the engagement between the auditors and the control owners
  • Develop strong working relationships with SOC auditors and risk management officers from Avaloq clients
  • Take a proactive role in enhancing the internal control culture within the organization
  • Perform controls’ testing and provide advice on how to design effective controls
  • Support internal control improvements and initiatives across businesses towards a consistent and state-of-the-art internal control approach
  • Monitor timely remediation of deficiencies identified during SOC audits, client’s internal audits and internal controls’ testing

A bit about you

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in risk management or internal audit of an IT company, audit firm or in the financial industry
  • Sound knowledge in the field of SOC reporting (ISAE 3402 / 3000, PS 951, PS 880 etc.) and good understanding of outsourcing requirements of banks / financial institutions
  • Proficient in identifying control weaknesses and supporting business units in developing robust and effective controls
  • Relevant Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree (Business Administration, Audit/Assurance related discipline, Economics, Information Technology, Business Informatics, or similar) and/or professional certification (CIA, CISA, CISM, etc)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to confidently interact with internal and external stakeholders at various levels
  • Fluency in both written and spoken German and English

It would be a real bonus if you have

  • Proven ability to navigate and complete tasks across complex organizational structures
  • Excellent negotiation skills

Additional information

We realize that managing work life balance is a challenge we all face in our daily lives and in order to support with this we are pleased to offer hybrid and flexible working for most of our Avaloqers to maintain work life balance and still continue our fantastic Avaloq culture in our global offices.

In Avaloq we are proud to embrace diversity and understand the success of our business is built on the power of different opinions, we are whole heartedly committed to fostering an equal opportunity environment and inclusive culture where you can be your true authentic self.

We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other fantastic traits that make us all unique, we have done our best to write this advert in an inclusive and neutral way.

Please be aware that we will not accept speculative CV submissions for any of our roles from recruitment agencies, and any unsolicited candidate submissions will be exempt from any payment expectations.



Annual bonus

At Avaloq we work hard to remain an industry leading provider and we love to reward our colleagues with a share of that success with an annual bonus, you will even remain eligible for annual bonus while you do the hardest job of your life – taking care of your children during parental leave.

Flexible working

We understand that fitting your life around your job can be challenging which is why in most roles we offer flexible working to allow you to thrive both in and out of work.

Instant recognition

We love to see people thriving in their roles and we have an instant recognition scheme at Avaloq to help managers reward the great work our colleagues deliver with a gift to say thanks.

Access to Udemy for professional and personal learning

We think it is important to learn and grow professionally, but if you are someone who likes to learn outside of work we give you access to online learning for both professional and personal learning, with over 210,000 courses to choose from.

A bit about us

Founded and headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq is continuously expanding its global footprint with around 2,500 colleagues in 12 countries, and more than 160 clients in 35 countries. We are an industry-leading provider of wealth management technology and services for financial institutions around the world, including private banks and wealth managers, investment managers, as well as retail and neo banks. Our research led approach and continual innovation is powered by the passion and creativity of our colleagues.
We are always looking for talented people to join us on our mission to orchestrate the financial ecosystem and democratize access to wealth management. Avaloq offers the opportunity to work closely with some of the world’s leading financial institutions as we jointly develop and shape careers. Championing a collaborative, supportive and flexible work environment empowers our colleagues to reach their full potential.

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