The IT Risk Officer has a strong working knowledge of IT risk and controls impacting financial processes, reporting, and compliance, with ERP IT controls expertise, preferably with SAP.
The Officer is responsible for partnering with process and control owners in the Financial Systems function (FS) to ensure they have the knowledge, tools and support to deliver on their first line of defense responsibilities, which is in-line with the Risk & Control function’s (R&C) goal to embed a risk and control mindset across Booking.
com. Furthermore, the Officer contributes to R&C’s aim for continuous improvement and ensuring our Booking.com controls framework is aligned to leading industry practices, by providing general and technical guidance on how to maintain relevant controls.
The Officer reports to the IT R&C Manager focused on the Finance & People (HR) organizations within Booking.com.
A successful risk professional at Booking.com requires a dynamic personality and ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
Furthermore, the Officer should be able to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, be able to balance multiple competing priorities, and strive for continuous improvement to drive beneficial business outcomes.
B. responsible : key areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to
Support process and control owners in FS to identify and understand IT risks related to compliance (e.g., SOX, PCI, GDPR) and critical financial / business processes, as well as assist them in determining optimal controls to mitigate risks
Provide support to process and control owners in the design, implementation and amendment of IT controls and processes
Support FS to understand and address IT and SDLC related risks during system implementations, changes, and initiatives
Support the business to maintain comprehensive documentation including flow charts, process narratives and risk and control matrices, SoD matrices and any others required
Maintain a risk register and track risk exposures against risk appetite
Embed awareness and ownership in the first line of defense via training and communication to process and control owners
Report on risks and control effectiveness to Internal and External risk / audit committee boards
Lead the program management of testing cycles and engagement with internal and external auditors
Support the R&C and the Internal and External audit teams to ensure that remediation plans are implemented on a timely basis for any deficiencies found
Escalate any challenges in meeting audit cycle timelines or executing change (e.g. stakeholder commitment, technical complexity or resource limitations) in a timely manner
Collaborate & participate within R&C to continuously improve the R&C’s capabilities and governance
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IT Risk Management, IT Frameworks, Governance and Controls
5+ years of experience gained within compliance, internal controls, and / or audit
Practical experience with ERP (SAP S / 4 HANA and SAP ECC preferred) systems
Practical experience with other SAP technologies (e.g., HANA DB, GRC, Security Weaver) is a plus
Familiarity with SOX and auditor testing methodology
Familiarity with financial processes is a plus, specifically period end accounting and reporting, and understanding of taxes, treasury, procurement processes
Experience with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a plus
Strong stakeholder management skills (control / process owners, auditors)
Ability to multitask and successfully manage multiple priorities and projects
Enthusiastic, self-starting, adaptable and enjoys change
Independent and autonomous, while still a strong team player
Fully comfortable working in English, both written and spoken
We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonus. We also offer what is called the Booking Deal with competitive benefits.
This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in The Netherlands.
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