IT Control Assurance Officer

  • Competitive
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Booking.com
  • 19 Apr 19

IT Control Assurance Officer

Booking.com BV (the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online hotel reservation service in the world), is in search for a number of a IT Controls Assurance Office rs who will be part of our growing Risk & Controls organization.
We provide a fast growing working environment, where continuous learning is key for your and Booking.com's development and growth. You will collaborate with other professionals that are experienced in the fields of Risk & Controls, IT Security and Internal Audit, who will help you to learn, grow and provide you the freedom to experiment. Such is also part of the culture of Booking.com.
B. responsible
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IT Controls, Governance & Change Management, or Audit Management. The responsibilities differ for each of the Officer roles that we are recruiting for:

IT Controls:

  • Support process and control owners to understand risks within SOX, PCI or GDPR, business continuity etc. and assist them in determining optimal controls to mitigate risks
  • Identify controls based on risks for compliance areas in each of the IT and business processes
  • Provide support in the design, implementation and amendment of controls
  • Enable continuous improvement, maintaining our Booking.com controls catalogue, by providing general and technical guidance on how to maintain relevant controls
  • Monitor control performance of IT controls across the business for timely and effective execution

Governance & Change Management:
  • Report on risks and control effectiveness to internal and external risk / audit committee boards
  • Set the standards, operating procedures, templates and tooling
  • Maintain risk register and track risk exposures against risk appetite
  • Escalate any challenges in executing change (e.g. stakeholder commitment, technical complexity or resource limitations) in a timely manner
  • Embed ownership and awareness in 1 st line of defence via training and communication to control owners
  • Foster an intelligent risk culture across B.com through communication, training etc.
  • Update management on change progress

Audit Management:
  • Support coordination of Internal Audit and External Audit efforts with the business
  • Lead the program management of testing cycles and engagement with internal and external
  • Track the mitigation of confirmed deficiencies from Internal and External audit, working closely with business partnering team
  • Communicate and agree on control objectives with stakeholders to determine optimal and scalable solutions to mitigate relevant risks
  • Obtain stakeholder commitment for implementing the required changes
  • Escalate any challenges to meeting audit cycle timelines in a timely manner
  • Coordinate & monitor implementation of changes by business units and functions
B. skilled
  • 5+ years of experience gained within compliance, internal controls or audit;
  • Business or IT degree / certificates (CISA, CISM)
  • Audit or operational risk background (client-side experience in addition to consultancy experience is preferred)
  • Practical IT / Business integrated SOX framework, program experience, maintain risks & controls, familiar with control procedures, automation, monitoring, testing, collecting evidence and remediation activities
  • Hands on experience with large e-commerce or tech companies preferable
  • Familiar with ServiceNow, Google Suite, Jira tools (or similar)
  • Knowledgeable on DevOps tools like Puppet, Git, Docker, or Kubernetes.
  • Excellent program management skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills (control/process owners, audit)
  • Demonstrates the ability to make decisions, assess and resolve problems effectively
  • Enthusiastic, self-starting and enjoys change
  • Fully comfortable working in English, both written and spoken
  • Independent & autonomous, while still a strong team player
B. offered
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.