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Reference Code:  76041

Compliance Officer

Richemont

Fribourg, FR, CH

Permanent
  

Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.

"Manage compliance and risk environment while joining us on the journey to new Finance" (Séverin E., Head of FP&A)

 

Be part of an exciting journey within our Richemont International SA (RISA) financial team in Fribourg! In charge of supporting our need for compliance, fraud resilience and risk management, you will be following our strong organic growth and our transformation into a data driven company.

 

As part of the RISA Finance team, you will guarantee that our business processes and transactions follow all relevant legal and internal guidelines. Your duties will include assessing risk environment, conducting actions plans and training, developing company policies and fraud awareness.

 

HOW WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT?

 

GENERAL

 

  • Assess company operations to determine compliance and inherent risks
  • Promote critical mindset within teams and build finance control tower approach
  • Ensure fraud resilience and create awareness around company policies
  • Advise management on the company’s compliance with laws, group guidelines and procedures through detailed reports
  • Ensure roles and responsibilities are properly known and owned by all stakeholders
  • Proactively monitor risk environment and increase vigilance within the company
  • Leveraging on data driven analysis, audit, on regular basis, company procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risks
  • Implement effective finance compliance programs and pre audit reviews
  • Create and monitor effective action plans to manage identified risks and responses to fraud attempts, audit report points and compliance violations
  • Ensure proper knowledge sharing and that all employees are educated on the latest guidelines, procedures and processes.
  • Establish, maintain and report on company risk matrix and associated remediation controls, especially on fraud strike-back
  • Coordinate with Group functions (Finance, Security, Logistics, Procurement HR, Legal…)
  • Liaise with Internal Control Systems Leader on existing ICS framework

 

Tools

 

  • Review, assess, identify risks linked to deployment of targeted tools and automation for each process (external and internal solutions)
  • Verify that proper methodology/standards/use case delivery lifecycle are deployed and adhered to for consistent quality
  • Ensure proper documentation, communication, role definition, maintenance, efficiency, emergency drills, audit back-up plan of tools and associated procedures

 

HOW WILL YOU EXPERIENCE SUCCESS WITH US?

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, finance, business management, or a related field
  • 2 to 3 years’ proven experience in a compliance officer role
  • Big 4 audit or similar background focused on internal controls and risk assessment
  • Proactive, curious with an excellent risk acumen and strong vision on existing and potential threats (laws, compliance, security, cybersecurity, guidelines…)
  • Strong leadership and proven experience to culture change management
  • Must be a highly analytical and critical thinker, capable of understanding and analyzing problems and finding creative solutions.
  • Recognized Project Management qualification. Proven ability to make decisions around things such as requirement prioritization, scope, assessing viability of solutions etc.
  • Passionate about technology, change and eager to push it forward while managing expectations
  • A natural communicator, able to explain complex topics in understandable language to different stakeholders (ability to communicate complex technical issues to non-technical stakeholders)
  • A role model and 'go-to person' with high emotional intelligence, demonstrated facilitation skills.
  • You are fluent in English and French, any other language is a plus

 

HOW DO WE KEEP YOU SMILING?

 

By providing you great opportunities to become part of a dynamic and diverse environment, where passion is not scarce and where you can count on your team to go that extra mile to reach success. This will also be your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of luxury whilst enhancing your expertise in accounting. Finally, we offer a plethora of opportunities within the Richemont Group and our Maisons to ensure your healthy career development and progression. 

 

YOUR JOURNEY WITH US :

 

  1. If your application is selected, we will reach out to you ASAP for an informal introductory call.
  2. The next step from there would be a personal meeting with the Manager and our HR Business Partner.

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