Internal Controls, Risk Management and Compliance Manager

Kyiv, Ukraine
VEON – Finance
Full-time
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Our VEON Internal Controls, Risk Management and Risk Assurance Transformation team works globally with stakeholders across all departments, geographies and levels to embed risk and control thinking into the organization and create value as a business advisor on strategic transformations.

As Internal Controls, Risk Management (ICRM) and Compliance Manager you will be responsible for contributing to the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) across VEON, supporting the delivery of VEON’s strategic and business objectives and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

You will provide expertise, support and advice in areas of governance, policies, internal control and compliance. Additionally, you will ensure the effectiveness of VEON’s internal control framework and will support local companies to ensure effective risk management and successful embedding of controls in the organization.

You will manage the BWise risk and control management tool and will conduct trainings on risk management and internal controls methodology and practices across the Group when required.
This position is based in Kiev, reporting to the Head of ICRM and Compliance Center of Excellence, with direct report to HQ. Extensive travelling across the Group companies is required. 
 
 
Within 30 days you will:
·        Become part of a global and multicultural team, working on different initiatives
·        Get familiar with the VEON Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Controls processes, frameworks and tools
·        Build relationships with your colleagues both locally and internationally and start exchanging information
·        Start maintaining risk management and internal control information and tooling (BWise)
 
Within 60 days you will:
·        Support /participate in thorough risk assessments; collect and analyze risk data to prepare meaningful risk reports to Group Enterprise Risk Management
·        Travel to your 1st operating country to conduct a walkthrough / quality review of internal control testing and prepare your first summary on how internal control framework could be improved
·        Help prepare your first report to management, audit committee or other relevant committees with regards to the effectiveness of the SOX control framework including recommendation on required improvements and related actions
·        Become a key-user for BWise and start providing BWise functional support on configuration, testing tool, training materials
 
Within 90 days you will:
·        Support the embedding of the Enterprise Risk Management process in all BU/OpCo’s and functions
·        Provide support to business units in the area of control design and optimization
·        Manage annual cycle for Group SOX compliance in line with RACI
·        Contribute to the development and delivery of risk management and internal controls training to all BU’s/OpCo’s and functions
·        Showcase your dynamic approach, and will to challenge the status quo by identifying opportunities for efficiency, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement
·        Champion a culture of risk and control culture to and actively work to embed it within the business
 
About you…
·        You hold a relevant Master’s/Bachelor’s degree (RO, RC, MBA or other) and a CPA certification (or equivalent). Risk Management/ IC/ Compliance/ CFE qualification is a plus
·        You have at least 6-8 years of total work experience, preferably within a Big4, Telco or similar
·        You have work experience in business analysis, auditing, risk advisory, compliance, anti-corruption; experience with GRC type of tools (such as BWISE) is a plus
·        Knowledge of BWise, in particular BWise Risk Management process and Business Objects reporting is a plus
·        You have proven knowledge of industry economics, COSO, Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC/PCAOB regulations and FCPA
·        You have in-depth understanding of Internal Control and an understanding of which issues are relevant for SOX compliance
·        You have a strong technical/management background in Risk Management and best practices (ERM, ORM, COSO etc.)
·        You have strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SharePoint skills
·        You are results oriented and accurate, you are skilled at planning and organizing and are able to see the big picture
·        You are a pioneer. Your pro-active, can-do-attitude, your strong team spirit and natural leadership potential inspire positive energy and motivation within your work environment
·        You’re a fast learner with ability to adapt to change quickly
·        You are used to working in international, cross-functional environments and are willing to travel extensively
·        You are a great communicator and have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English  and Russian and you produce and deliver high quality review reports suitable for presentation to executives
·        You demonstrate a high level of integrity, compliance and professionalism
 
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