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Non-Financial Risk Specialist

Posted 2 Feb 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)
1 May 2024 23:59

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As a Business Controller, you are part of the Business Control Non Financial Risk team and responsible for first-line risk management for ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance (ABF). You have an interest in all topics related to operational risks and you are familiar with the following concepts and processes: Control Framework, REM, IMAT, MC&T, Root Cause Analysis, Operational loss, Near Missess... . You will have an advisory role to the MT ABF. Your responsibility is to have oversight on operational risk topics for the 1st LoD and to create and maintain ongoing dialogue and close collaboration with the 2nd LoD I&ORM . In doing so, you will work closely with your colleagues from Business Control, the commercial organisation, 2nd and 3rd line parties and other stakeholders within and outside ABF.

Your job

As a Business Controller, you are jointly responsible for shaping an effective and efficient 'first line of defence' for ABF within the 'three lines of defence' model in the field of operational risk. Within ABF, based on your expertise, you advise the business on operational risks, weaknesses in internal controls and related quality improvements in reports and documentation in accordance with statutory frameworks and requirements, and regulatory guidelines. You optimise the reliability of models and reports, and you shore up the control framework. You support the business by providing advice on those matters. Furthermore you support the part of the business in your area of attention by designing, monitoring, implementation and securing the1st line of defence. Within your area of attention, you have knowledge of risk and processes, the risk (model) framework of the bank. In addition, interacting with the various stakeholders, being ABF departments, Commercial Banking and second- and third-line parties (I&ORM, SIM and Audit.....), is part of the daily work. Futhermore, coordinating investigations and following up on results is an important part of the task package.

You are sometimes an expert, sometimes a helpline, sometimes a booster, connecting people with each other, but always the eyes and ears of the MT ABF regarding opreational risks. All with the aim of adequately managing compliance matters in order to monitor and further improve ABF's reputation inside and outside the bank. In doing so, you take into account customer interests and risks for the bank, aimed at optimising the performance of the ABF organisation.

Working environment

ABF is active in Germany, Great Britain, France and the Netherlands, Your place of employment is Beneluxlaan in Utrecht. Once a week, the whole team meets in the Utrecht offices and works on site. Naturally, we are open to the new way of working which allows you to work at other locations and times within arrangements. You are part of the Business Control Non Financial Risk team, which consists of about 7 Non Financial Risk Officers. Together with them, you create the atmosphere! You will report to the Director of Business Control.

Your profile

You "live" the five culture principles (Crazy for Clients, I am Team, Be a Columbus, Give Trust and Are you in) and carry them out in practice to clients and colleagues! You are client-focused and have a drive to innovate and improve. You have an eye for risks and the necessary control mechanisms. You are creative and come up with control methods that are both effective and commercially acceptable. You want to continuously improve yourself and are open to the changes that will make us better as a team. You are a team player and "I am team" is something that drives you. You take working with others for granted.

Does this appeal to you? Then check your profile:

HBO/ WO working and thinking level;

About 3 years' experience in Non-financial Risk Management;

You have knowledge of the ABN AMRO vision and strategy and ABF and CB in particular;

You have knowledge in the field of operational risk and non-financial generic risk;

What we offer

We are offering

As an employee within ABF, you are constantly working to better yourself. In this role, you help build ABF very directly. We offer you a lot of freedom to get the best out of yourself, to work flexibly in an enthusiastic team where there is direct communication with each other and where you have room to grow. Naturally, we offer you the ABN AMRO collective labour agreement consisting of attractive employee benefits. This is a job for a minimum of 36 hours per week.

We offer you the freedom to get the best out of yourself, flexible working hours and plenty of room to grow

We help you stay fit & vital

A benefit budget of 11%, with which you can buy employment benefits flexibly

A personal development budget of € 1,000 per year

An annual public transport pass or transport budget

A good pension scheme


Does this sound like something you’d be interested in? Send us your application as soon as possible via the apply button. In case of any questions please don't hesitate to contact Charles Vanquickenborne via mail:

We look forward to meeting you!

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

De financiële wereld is nog nooit zo in beweging geweest als nu! Technologie evolueert razend snel en de kracht van innovatie heeft veel invloed op het financiële systeem. We hebben jouw talenten nodig om onze bank toekomstbestendig te maken. Wat je interesses of achtergrond ook zijn. We bieden een werkomgeving vol ondernemerschap en vrijheid om jezelf te ontwikkelen, zowel op professioneel als op persoonlijk vlak.

Finance & Banking
Active in 19 countries
19,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 38 years

What employees are saying

Deji Adeyemo

Financial Analyst

Deji Adeyemo

Bij ABN AMRO krijgt iedereen de kans om zijn talent te benutten en om te groeien, ongeacht afkomst. En als werknemer krijg je een bepaalde vrijheid om je werk uit te voeren, waardoor je een goede balans tussen werk en privé kunt creëren.

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Stephanie Jorissen

De mogelijkheid die ABN AMRO mij biedt om achter de schermen te kijken bij veel verschillende afdelingen en tegelijkertijd ervaring op te doen in de praktijk, geeft mij het gevoel dat ik mezelf professioneel kan ontwikkelen tijdens mijn stage.