Manager Risk Management & Internal Control

Finance en Accounting Boxtel 32 - 40 uur

Are you keen to take up a new challenge as business partner in a growing, professionalizing organization? We are currently recruiting  strong, agile professional to join our finance department.

The purpose of this position is to further design, implement and maintain guidelines for our Risk & Control framework, which includes controls for ESG activities. You will provide clear guidance and reporting requirements to all business units and corporate teams and will work closely together with the internal audit team. You will be part of the Risk & Compliance Committee in which you will provide relevant insides in risk development, compliance to internal risk and control policies and further development of the Risk & Control framework. 

You report directly to Antwan van Engen, our Director Group Control. The position is based in Boxtel, hybrid working is an option.


Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Coordinate the Risk & Control framework at group level and throughout the group, bringing together the various elements of the framework (operational, financial, internal control and ESG);
  • Provide periodic reporting of compliance of the Risk & Control framework and advise and / or assist in mitigate risk & control deficiencies and recommend on process improvements;
  • Manage relationships with both business units and corporate teams with respect to their risk management, internal control and ESG agenda. You support BU management in reviewing and updating risks, controls and mitigating actions and in monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of internal controls, including controls on ESG.
  • Develop and maintain the disclosures in the annual report and serve as point of contact to handle requests in the execution of the (internal) assurance plan to cover ESG KPI’s;
  • Work closely, but independently, with the Director Group Control on the further professionalizing of the Risk & Control function.

We are eager to come in contact with a candidate that has broad technical Finance know-how in Risk Management and Financial Control and a track record for delivering results in fast-paced organization. You believe in your own ability to achieve results and feel responsibility to make a significant contribution in the further improvement and optimisation of the finance function within a large international organisation in a proactive and forward-thinking way.


Competencies required for the job:

  • Master’s degree in Finance or other quantitative discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience;
  • Experience in Risk Management & Internal Control preferably within an international company and/or a Big 4 environment;
  • Knowledge of ESG processes and controls are a big plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, documentation and organizational skills;
  • Partnership qualities, both towards external partners as internal stakeholders;
  • No nonsense, ‘can do’ mentality, self-starter;
  • You are able to constantly switch between tactical day-to-day operation and complex long-term strategy considerations;
  • Your Dutch and English are fluent both orally and in writing, while German is a big plus.


About Vion

Headquartered in Boxtel in the Netherlands, Vion is an international food company with production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium and sales support offices and representatives in sixteen countries across the globe. Our Pork, Beef, Food Service, and Retail Business Units produce fresh pork and beef meat, meat-products, and plant-based food products for the retail, food service, and the meat processing industry. We are positioned at the mid-point of these supply chains, balancing demand and supply and, together with our chain partners, are driving the transition towards future-proof protein chains. In doing so, we as Vion strive to take a frontrunner position in our industry and provide ‘Food that Matters’ for a world where people enjoy safe and healthy food from sustainable sources.


What can you expect from us?

In our company you will have an attractive, versatile and permanent position, with around 12.400 employees worldwide, innovative market concepts and clear core values. We offer excellent working conditions and an inspiring environment to work in and an enthusiastic team.

Sharp, Connected and Brave. Those are Vion’s core values. We challenge you. We motivate you, we coach you. To get the best out of yourself and your colleagues, to be distinctive. To develop yourself and to make the difference in the international Vion world. We give you room to grow. Do you have the guts to give your ambition free rein?


Are you interested?

For more information about the position you can contact Antwan van Engen (antwan.van.engen@vionfood.com)

For more information about the recruitment process you can contact Jolanda van der Putten (Jolanda.van.der.putten@vionfood.com)

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