This job will provide you with an opportunity to further your career alongside some of the best and most passionate technology experts from around the world in a leading company within the test, measurement and data analytics industry. You will be a strong contributor collaborating closely with colleagues from various business functions.At HBK, we live up to our three values: Be True, Own It and Aim High. We believe in absolute integrity – it’s how we win for stakeholders, the environment and each other. We believe in teamwork and keeping our promises – to ourselves and others. Finally, we believe in being bold and positive. This is how we perform at our best and achieve greater success.The positionDo you want to have an impact on our global organization as a part of our transformation journey? Are you passionate about ensuring due process through internal controls and risk management? And are you the owner of a structured and results-oriented mind-set? Then this might be the opportunity and next step you have been looking for in your professional adventure!As a part of HBK transformation journey, financial compliance and the quality of our financial reporting is increasingly important. To support this, we need a new colleague with a strong understanding of internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) and the ambition to drive changes. In this role, you will become a strong sparring partner to our global organization within HBK, but also within the Spectris group. Although you will initially work mainly within HBK, you can expect to get the opportunity to share your knowledge and impact on a Group wide level at a later stage, further developing your roleAs a Senior Risk and Control Partner, you have a key role in our journey to improve and standardize controls. It offers exposure to senior stakeholders across all levels of the Group.You thrive driving changes by finding simple solutions to complex problems together with relevant stakeholders and feel comfortable collecting input and putting forward recommended decisions.Your primary responsibilitiesYou will be in charge of design, continuous improvement, and implementation of HBK Risk and Control framework.Working with key stakeholders in the HBK business, Group Finance, Spectris group and external partners to continue the development/improve and document effective internal controls over financial reporting, to include:Performing a detailed risk assessment of existing internal controls over financial reporting in key entitiesIdentifying and helping to mitigate gaps in internal control and driving process efficiency, automation and standardisationCooperate with the Finance GPO (BPE) on risk and control assessment/design/implementation in connection with the upcoming S4 Hana implementation, and continue the process work related to global controls to support the ICFR and the developing requirement of UK SOXWorking with the advisors developing controls and being the key link to the businessEvaluating, reporting, and resolving control deficiencies to ensure the adequacy of internal controls over financial reportingActing as an internal control champion for the wider business and helping to create an internal control compliance culture within the businessWorking with IT specialists on appropriate IT general and application controls, including access control management and segregation of dutiesWorking with the Internal Audit team and external audit to ensure an appropriate programme of assurance over internal controls and to identify area where additional controls development work is requiredAd hoc involvement in projectsQualifications to shine this jobYou hold a Bachelor or master’s degree in auditing or equivalent and you have most likely worked as an external/internal auditor. You have a keen interest in business processes and a strong understanding of ICFR combined with hands-on experience within this area, maybe as a consultant.Qualified accountant/auditor with at least 5+ years PQE working with companies reporting under IFRSSolid risk & control management experience and high performance in previous positionsProcess and controls and/or ICFR experience (not essential) and/or UK sox (could also be other SOX regulations)Experience in SAP or ERP implementation or access management is a further advantage.Excellent numerical, problem solving, written and communication skills with high proficiency in EnglishA structured, analytic and fact-based working approach with the ability to work both individually and as part of a team and to plan and meet deadlines. But also, the ability to see “big picture” and prioritise deliverables accordingly.Process improvement mindset, with the ability to understand and analyse the quality of existing processes and identify areas for improvementGood at influencing, at all levels of the organizationSelf-motivated and able to take full ownership of the roleAre an ambitious team player who see and appreciate the challenge in questioning status quo on your way to find the right solution for us as an organization, balancing a variety of interests.You will be part of small and ambitious team, where you will be reporting to the Finance GPO and Head of Financial Compliance.