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COE IC & JSOX Compliance Junior Specialist

POSITION SNAPSHOT

JobReq ID:  51931
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time
Location: 

Poznań, PL

OUR COMPANY

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Purpose

As a member of the Center of Excellence Internal Controls & JSOX Complaince (COE ICC), the person works on all aspects of internal controls throughout the Bridgestone EMEA (BSEMEA) Group organization, including JSOX Compliance. Effective Internal Controls are necessary in the organization to provide reasonable assurance that material errors will be prevented or timely detected and remediated.  

The role holder cooperates with other COE ICC Team members, to develop and maintain effective internal control framework within the Group. The IC&JSOX Compliance Junior Specialist helps to identify potential finance process risks, contributes to their assessment, and participates in the set-up of adequate internal controls that would remediate internal control gaps across BSEMEA organization, with support from more experienced COE ICC Team members.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to high quality and timely execution of standard J-SOX processes within BSEMEA Group with strong support of other COE ICC Team members
  • Supports updates of J-SOX documentation on regular basis, to ensure it accurately reflects current processes, risks, and controls
  • Contributes to the assessment of risks (high/low) and (re) design of JSOX key controls in cooperation with other COE ICC Team members
  • Performs the tasks of COE ICC in BSEMIA self-assessments activities of low/ moderate complexity in cooperation with assigned local entities
  • Cooperates with other COE ICC Team members to identify root cause for identified deficiencies of low/moderate complexity and propose remediation action
  • Monitors progress of remediation of JSOX deficiencies & provide timely status update to COE ICC Team Leader (all Class A&B)
  • Cooperates with different stakeholders to resolve open issues and queries of low/moderate complexity
  • Executes transactional part of Internal Control testing activities
  • Addresses requests during finance & JSOX compliance audits (internal and external)
  • Oversees work of COE ICC Intern

 

Requirements:

  • Master's degree (Finance/Accounting)
  • Professional certification in progress (e.g.: ACCA, CIA), as an advantage
  • C1 English is a must (oral and written), additional language is an advantage
  • Understanding of accounting principles (IFRS) and basic understanding of internal controls frameworks (COSO, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of internal control objectives and financial risks
  • Basic understanding of SOD rules
  • Basic knowledge of SAP
  • MS Office tools good knowledge
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Problem identification, analysis and problem solving
  • Customer oriented and focus on needs
  • Able to work with sensitive data
  • Focused on self-development & ability to learn new things
  • Performance driven
  • Travel ability up to 10%

 

Why should you apply?

  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning
  • You will have the opportunity to i.e. Smartworking (max. 3 days a week in Home Office)
  • We offer you attractive Benefits from sharing the costs of sports activities to day off on Christmas Eve
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects
  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone

MORE INFORMATION

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

DISCLAIMER

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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