IT Internal Control Specialist

Full-Time Position


LUMICKS is looking for an Internal Control and Compliance Specialist for our office in Amsterdam, to help the Finance department to create and maintain an Internal Control Framework. You will get a unique opportunity to be closely involved in the decision-making process of a rapidly growing international business. You will work closely together with the Head of Internal Controls and Compliance and support the finance team in many aspects, including but not limited to the documenting process and test controls. You will be an important player in the European team, reporting to the Head of Internal Controls and acting as an intermediary between process owners and external auditors. To be successful in this role you need to have a clear understanding of what drives our business and be able to communicate effectively within all levels of the business. You require good stakeholder management skills to become a sparring partner for managers & decision-makers. Furthermore, you are driven in delivering the best and most efficient result. You are innovative and have a strong capability to digest complex information.

Location: The Netherlands

What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Update understanding of process flows, risk assessments and control descriptions, walkthroughs (TOD) according to COSO framework, for the company business processes.
  • Assess control environment and recommend changes with the aim of contributing to a  stronger control environment and companies objectives.
  • Advise and assist first-line managers during implementation or change of policies, procedures and controls.
  • Perform a test of operational effectiveness (TOE).
  • Perform TOE for IT general controls, and IT-dependent controls.
  • Document test results, assess compensatory measures, and determine appropriate remediation.
  • Track remediation progress and report status frequently.
  • The act has an intermediary between process owners and auditors in matters of internal control.

What about my skills & competencies?

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in risk management, internal control, or audit.
  • Desired significant experience in ITGC.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in business management or economics.
  • Professional certification CPA, or CIA, or CISA.
  • Profound knowledge of COSO and IFRS.
  • Experience with flowcharting and GRC tools.
  • A solid understanding of financial reporting and financial processes in an international environment.
  • Good general knowledge of MS Office is essential, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • The drive and enthusiasm that makes you stand out from the crowd
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Very strong analytical skills with a result-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work independently and accurately under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency in English (required) and Dutch (nice-to-have).
  • Flexible and energetic person, hands-on mentality.
  • Assertive, team player, and an international mindset.


LUMICKS has come to market as the supplier of instruments for dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity research – a rapidly evolving niche in the fundamental biology research field. Our high-performance instruments allow for the investigation into the fundamental cause of disease and the potential for drug optimization. With our tools, researchers can visualize and quantify the interactions between proteins and DNA in real-time, and perform high-throughput screening of molecular and cell-cell interactions using sound waves.

We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With the ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes from all over the world, including Max-Planck, Rockefeller University, and ShanghaiTech, LUMICKS is now expanding its team.

Why Join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

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