Due to the dynamic development of our organization we are now seeking for the best candidate for the position of Assurance, Risk and Internal Control (ARIC) Demand Manager.
Your role will help write the future by actively supporting and guiding management in shaping the next level of Assurance, Risk and Internal Controls.
You will also be actively involved in the set up and development of ABB Group's Center of Expertise (CoE) for Assurance, Risk and Internal Controls which will serve as a second line of defense in providing oversight, expertise and process improvements to the business.
You will serve our internal customers comprising of Local Business Units, Local Product Groups and Corporate Functions in a geographical and management dimension.
In addition, you will support global Assurance, Risk and Internal Controls projects based on special requests.
Provide oversight as 2nd line of defense to ensure operational management maintains a robust risk and control environment;
Provide risk management and control design expertise;
Support process design enhancements to standardize processes and controls (in coordination with Global Finance Process Owners) to simplify and rationalize the control environment;
Support process reviews to identify sustainable control improvements;
Perform quality reviews to ensure high quality risk awareness and control execution;
Assist in the implementation of Group wide methodology changes;
Support and guide local management in the design, development and maintenance of effective risk and control management practices;
Ensure that the Internal Control methodology is strictly implemented and maintained;
Coordinate the timely planning and execution of management testing of controls in line with the Group's methodology and timeline;
Support and oversee the remediation and deficiency assessment process and proactively work with the Process and Control owners to establish proper remediation plans;
Support the assessment of deficiencies and their underlying root causes;
Monitor and guide management in the timely and sustainable remediation of deficiencies;
Deliver periodic training and expertise to Process Owners, Control Owners and Control Performers to ensure successful execution of roles and responsibilities;
Support and educate all levels of local organization on the importance of risks and controls;
Establish constant and transparent communication with ARIC Hub Manager and Group ARIC team on relevant matters;
Participate in global Assurance, Risk and Internal Controls initiatives and projects.
Service-oriented mindset; solid commitment to quality and continuous improvement can do attitude;
Strong communication skills - both written and oral;
Strong intercultural skills;
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to independently draw conclusions;
High degree of flexibility;
Intermediate level of problem solving skills;
Proven ability to effectively work under pressure and within tight deadlines;
Courage to confront difficult issues with the appropriate response;
5-8 years' experience in finance, audit or internal control related areas;
Good business knowledge and working experience in the area of process improvements;
Solid understanding of internal controls methodology, practices and US GAAP;
Sound working knowledge of ERP systems preferably SAP;
Fluent in English and Polish language (spoken and written); additional Eastern European languages are beneficial;
International business experience is an advantage;
Good project management and coordination skills;
Professional qualification equivalent to CPA / CIA / CISA is an advantage;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence both internally and externally.