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Specialist Internal Control Services - PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam
You provide services to national and international clients in the areas of risk management, compliance, governance and internal audits.

Job Description & Summary
You are interested in advising a wide spectrum of companies in the area of risk management, compliance, governance and internal auditing. You are experienced in setting up, monitoring and/or evaluating internal control systems (ICFs) such as SOX at organisations. You consider it important to go beyond just supporting companies in setting up and implementing the internal control systems as part of SOX compliance. Instead, you seek to provide the management with valuable and continuous feedback regarding the effectiveness of the internal control systems that they have implemented or wish to implement as part of their corporate strategy.

You’re also energised by engagements that vary in terms of their nature, scale and complexity. You find it enjoyable and challenging to build and maintain significant client relationships and to be part of teams you find inspirational. You are interested in our efforts to constantly develop and improve our services to clients. 

Do you have the relevant experience or is it your ambition to become a valued specialist in these areas? If so, consider applying for the position of Internal Control Services Specialist at PwC

PwC’s internal audit professionals provide services to national and international clients in the areas of risk management, compliance, governance and internal audits. To provide these services effectively, it is essential to understand the objectives, risks, risk management priorities, relevant legislation and regulations, as well as the various needs of critical stakeholders including management, the management board and the audit committee.

You will also conduct risk assessments, define risk frameworks, spar with management teams and train clients to improve their own risk management skills. You will often collaborate intensively in multidisciplinary teams, which consist of IT audit professionals, sustainability experts and forensic advisers, in order to arrive at the best solutions for complex issues. You will learn on-the-job and develop into a valued specialist in these areas.

You are enthusiastic, ambitious and ready to take the next step in your career. You want to acquire new knowledge, share what you already know, expand your network and pursue your maximum potential as well as that of your colleagues.

  • A Master's degree in Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics or another related Master’s degree programme;
  • You also preferably have a post-graduate title (e.g. RO, RA or RE) or CIA, CPA or CISA certification, or are prepared to obtain these;
  • You have no more than five years’ relevant work experience, preferably in internal auditing, internal control systems, risk management and improving internal audit functions;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of complex financial, operational and compliance-related services;
  • Corporate governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act’s (SOx) regulatory measures and requirements, including compliance implementation/readiness services;
  • Setting up, implementing and running SOX;
  • SOX reporting and project management;
  • Direct reporting to external accountants with respect to SOX-specific reporting stages;
  • Contributing to projects focused on current ‘hot topics’ for the head of the Internal Audit department, chief audit executives, chief compliance officers, audit committees and risk management teams;
  • Experience in contributing to the various aspects of internal audits, control assessments and testing methodologies and other financial and operational internal control framework methodologies such as COSO;
  • You have a good command of Dutch and English (both spoken and written);
  • Ambitious, hands-on and you have a critical attitude;
  • You are a team player and are able to perform in complex situations under time pressure;
  • Prepared to travel abroad if necessary.

What we are offering
Working at PwC means working with a range of customers and inspirational colleagues under extensive employment conditions that have been put together with due consideration for your future growth and flexible approach to work and life.

  • An open working atmosphere, where you can practice a lot of feedback and receive feedback;
  • A knowledge organization where you can learn from, and grow into, a top specialist;
  • Flexible work;
  • Team events;
  • The ability to work abroad after a number of years;
  • Many trainings, both focused on soft skills and subject matter;
  • A coffee bar for relaxing (with colleagues)
  • The ability to employ you within the regular working hours for Corporate Responsibility, different networks, diversity, innovation and / or recruitment;
  • A lot of coaching and an eye for your personal development;
  • Lease car;
  • Laptop, iPhone;
  • At least 32 holiday days.

Information and application:


Please send your application for Specialist Internal Control Services at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

02 februari 2019
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If you have any more questions are are you interested in this job please send an email to

Marieke Swaneveld
t. +31 88 7922129

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