Experienced Internal Control Officer


Nov 14th, 2022

Experienced Internal Controller (W/M/X)

Welcome at Yuzzu

Our slogan is ‘surprisingly smoothly insured’. The same goes for your career at Yuzzu, the Belgian market
leader in direct insurance. As a new employee, we welcome you to a surprisingly smooth and dynamic
working environment, where we always speak clear language and keep our promises. Without small print,
and with a smile.

Would you like to invest your energy and talent in an insurance company in full growth? Then take a quick
look at this vacancy and apply by sending your CV and motivation letter to [email protected]!

Yuzzu is currently seeking an Experienced Internal Controller.

Direct Reporting to Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
Immediate Permanent Opportunity
Attractive Remuneration package

What will be your main goals?

You will report directly to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Working together, you will follow-up &

develop the second line of Internal Control within the company, in close collaboration with the
managers of the various departments of Yuzzu. This also includes carrying out controls

(evidence collection) on an annual basis relating to activities linked to the internal model for

calculating the Yuzzu Solvency Ratio.

In view of the increasing importance of information security risks, you will have in particular to
closely collaborate with the Chief Security Officer (CSO) as well as with the IT department in

order to support Information Security activities according to the AXA group requirements and

market standards (ISO 27K, NIST).

What will be your core activities and responsibilities?

Disseminate a culture of internal control within Yuzzu and provide support and expertise to the
business lines.

Contribute to better control of activities and risks within Yuzzu by ensuring compliance with

procedures, legislation, regulations and ethics by Yuzzu employees.

Assist the departments in the drafting of their operational procedures
Assist the departments (operational and others) in the implementation of 1st level controls and

insist on the importance of their materialization.

Follow & develop the second line of Internal Control within the different department of the

company. Issue relevant recommendations for any control whose result is insufficient or


deficient. Share the recommendations with the departments concerned and report deficiencies

& recommendations regularly to the CODIR (management committee).
Follow the recommendations of internal/external auditors.

Support Risk Management Team in the annual evidence collection & control process around

Solvency ratio computation & validation. Production in that context of a report (gap analysis)

for the Group Internal Control.

Moreover, you will contribute to reinforce Information Security :

Yuzzu security team performs an oversight (governance) of information security tasks executed
by different interlocutors within and outside Yuzzu.

You will support the CSO and business on cyber-risks and potential vulnerabilities in IT systems
and services. You will therefore analyse possible solutions, propose improvements, and monitor
and or execute controls.

You will :
Support CSO in their objective to comply with security requirements, especially ISO27001

standard requiring continuous improvement and subject to annual assessment.

Perform quarterly reporting on controls related to information security.
Perform recurrent tasks of the Information security practice, such as recertification of

accesses, vulnerabilities assessment, follow up on infrastructure scanning, penetration

test activities coordination, development and revision of security policies and

Promote security awareness and culture within the organization including propose and

manage training activities, maintain Sharepoint site dedicated to Information Security.

Detect potential security vulnerabilities and propose countermeasures considering risk

appetite and Yuzzu business concerns. You can do it yourself and/or rely on experts
within or outside AXA.

Assess how security related principles, requirements, internal processes, and

organisational structures can be optimised to achieve Yuzzu yearly security objectives.
Provide hands-on support for Yuzzu teams on different Information security initiatives.

What are your skills, profile and experiences?

You have a master’s degree in science, economics, business management, or relevant working

You have at least 5 years of experience as Internal Controller, ideally in financial sector.

You want to specialize in the growing sector of information security.

Knowledge of Information Security frameworks and standards (e.g., CISSP, SSCP, ISO27001) is

a plus.
You are able to work proactively and autonomously.

You have excellent analytical skills.

You are a very good communicator with great presentation skills.

You are agile, open for change and thinking outside the box.
Experience as a project manager is plus.

Dutch or French speaker with an excellent knowledge of English.


What do we offer?

An attractive remuneration package
Flexible way of working: home working / office

A professional but friendly and positive working environment

A challenging job with a possibility to work on wide range of topics

Possibility to have a lot of autonomy, in line with your skills and capacity
The possibility of following and passing certifications to acquire knowledge of different security

standards (CISSP, SSCP, ISO27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer, CISA, CISM, SANS, ITIL, etc.).

Who is Yuzzu?

Member of the Axa Group, Yuzzu is market leader in direct insurance in Belgium. Every day, our 170 staff

are on hand to guarantee a quality and personalised service for our 150,000 customers and our partners.

Yuzzu today remains a company that operates on a human scale. At its offices in the Tour & Taxis building

in Brussels and at the 10 shops located throughout Belgium, the atmosphere is friendly and informal,

reflecting the spirit of a young and growing company.

Yuzzu attaches great importance to its staff and the quality of interpersonal relations. Because it takes a

solid team to meet everyday challenges and translate them into effective and innovative solutions for our

customers. Do you want to be part of our team? Apply now!


If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Yuzzu directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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