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Head of Audit and Risk Management

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Fribourg
  • Salary: Highly Competitive
  • Job reference: KYPH02/21
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Compliance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 21/02/2018
A leading Swiss energy company with HQ in Western Switzerland are restructuring their Middle Office. In order to do that, they are looking for an experienced auditor to become their new Head of Audit and Risk Management.

In this position, you would build up and lead an audit and risk management team as well as lead the whole of the Middle Office function. Little travel is required and French is the main work language.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Build up and lead a small team of auditors
  • Lead the Middle Office function, including corporate and energy risk management
  • Evaluate and analyze opportunities and risks and help the group in reaching its strategic goals
  • Propose risk management strategies on group level and head up the risk committee for energy and Middle Office
  • Plan and conduct internal audits on group level
  • Recommend measures in order to increase the feasibility and efficiency of organizational processes

Your Profile:
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or a similar qualification
  • Several years’ experience in internal or external audit or risk management
  • Experience in people management of advantage
  • CIA, eidgen. dipl. Wirtschaftsprüfer (Swiss CPA) or similar qualification beneficial
  • Business fluent French as well as good German and English skills
  • Previous professional experience in the energy sector highly beneficial
  • Eligibility to work in Switzerland (Swiss or EU passport or Swiss work permit)
For more information, please contact Kathy Pelich at or +41445421287.

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