We as NTT Global Data Centers EMEA are one of the leading and largest data center providers and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of more than 1000 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Great Britain and expanding into further markets.

We are looking for the next possible date in Frankfurt am Main for an

Internal Control Manager (m/f/d)

In this new role as Senior Energy Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for the non-DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) of our power business. You are experienced in the grid market, particularly in the United Kingdom (UK), and preferably gained professional experience in developing power sourcing strategies in other European markets as well. The successful candidate will be creating and implementing a new concept to connect our Data Centers to the power grid network and will be also leveraging margin opportunities for the company and its clients. Within our Procurement Department, you will be joining a team of experienced colleagues for Power Management and you will be reporting to the Director of Strategic Procurement.

  • Independently drive the expansion, maintenance, further development, and updating of the GDC-wide Internal Control System (ICS) and the associated documentation
  • Actively monitor and review the ICS, including compliance with control objectives and elimination of deviations together with Compliance and Quality Management
  • Coordinate and execute the annual ISAE 3402 Type II (SOC I) and ISAE 3000 equivalent SOC II audits, as well as the addition of new data centers to the ISAE scope as the business grows
  • Coordinate and support the annual Internal Control Audits conducted by NTT Group
  • Ensure that various internal certification, client, and organizational requirements (e.g., J-SOX) are integrated into the ICS
  • Engage actively in the J-SOX testing and monitor the implementation of recommendations to ensure that GDC has adequate controls in place to deliver accurate financial reporting
  • Contribute to promoting a holistic understanding of ICS, thereby enabling synergies between Internal Control System and Compliance Management to be used effectively
  • Actively contribute to maintaining and expanding the good relationship with all Data Center sites and other departments in NTT GDC
  • Drive forward the standardization of the ICS within GDC
  • Represent the point of contact for topics related to ICS
  • Advise all employees and departments on ICS matters
  • Support the Commercial unit on client requests, contracts, and audits
  • Support the Senior Manager of Compliance and contribute to a positive team culture

  • Successfully completed university degree (Master/Diploma desirable) or comparable professional experience
  • Knowledge in the field of ICS and relevant standards (e.g., ISAE/SOC, COSO)
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial reporting processes
  • Experience with SOX, J-SOX, or equivalent control testing is a plus
  • Additional professional training/qualifications and experience in Internal Control Systems (ICS) are desirable
  • Several years of professional experience in a governance department, consulting firm with a focus on internal control, audit department, or comparable
  • Fluent in English. Multilingual skills are an advantage
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Strong analytical skills and creativity
  • High awareness of quality and continuous improvement
  • Structured and conscientious way of working
  • Ability to work well in an international team environment

  • A permanent employment relationship in a highly professional working environment with challenging tasks in a future-proof industry
  • Flat hierarchies and a pleasant, appreciative working environment
  • Structured induction by experienced colleagues and a personal mentor
  • Individual personal and professional development opportunities through our internal and external offers
  • Capital-forming benefits for the company pension scheme