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Risk Manager Financial Controls (f/m)

18.11.2016 | UPC Schweiz GmbH | Wallisellen | 100%

Risk Manager Financial Controls (f/m)

Play an active role in shaping our future!

UPC, a leading TV and broadband provider, grants households in Switzerland and Austria access to the world of entertainment. The company belongs to the Liberty Global Group and inspires and impresses employees and customers alike with innovative products and services. It connects people to the digital world and enables them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.


To strengthen our Risk Management team in the Swiss and Austrian region, we are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person who can begin either immediately or by agreement. In this role you will be performing the following activities:


  • Collaborate in the evaluation of areas of significant risk exposure and in maintaining and improving the control environment particularly with regard to financial reporting and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation
  • Support the quarterly and annual Sarbanes-Oxley certification process and ensure timely preparation and submission of certification program deliverables
  • Work closely with different levels of management and business process owners to ensure key controls are appropriately designed and effectively in place
  • Review and update internal control documentation (e.g. risk control matrix, flowcharts, deficiency tracker, etc.), keeping track with changes in business processes
  • Test a defined subset of controls to assist local management in their assurance function
  • Advise process owners on action plans for remediation of deficient controls and monitor timely implementation of remediation actions
  • Prepare reports for senior management with respect to risk coverage, control performance and progress in control gap remediation
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors and other group entities to improve controls and to ensure efficient testing


Our requirements:


  • Higher educational degree, preferably in Accounting or Business-related disciplines
  • Further education/certification in either of the following areas is a plus: Accounting, Financial Reporting, Auditing
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience, preferably in a Compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley or Internal Audit role
  • Analytical and technical accounting skills, knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to cope with high pressure assignments and meet strict deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy
  • Proficient with MS Office, experience with risk management tools desirable
  • Advanced English and German language skills and willingness to travel


At UPC you will be working in an exciting and dynamic international work environment. We can offer you an attractive salary, good benefits and the opportunity to develop within the company. Take the opportunity to play an active role in shaping the future of television, internet and telephony in Switzerland and Austria. We are looking forward to receiving your complete online application:


For this position we do not accept applications submitted by agencies.


UPC Schweiz GmbH