Risk Manager - Financial & ESG Risk (m/f/d)

  • Contract Type: Experienced
  • Start Date: as soon as possible
  • Location: Hamburg

The Group Risk & Control Team manages the ABOUT YOU group wide risk management and internal control systems. We ensure that AY risk and control systems are appropriate and effective at any time. Beyond the team is also responsible for the ABOUT YOU Risk Governance as well as for the risk reporting in all public AY reports e.g. annual report. We work in cross-functional settings and in close interaction with our Directors, the Management Board and external Auditors.

As our new Risk Manager – Financial & ESG Risk (m/f/d) you will be in charge for the group wide risk and control activities.You are the go-to Person on the ABOUT YOU Group level for all topics related to risk management and internal control systems.

About Your Projects

You will play a key role in ABOUT YOU’s Holding second line of defense. The operational activities related to the day-to-day risk management activities and the supervision of the group wise internal control systems, will mark your day-to-day business at AY. Beyond you act as a subject matter expert and sparring’s partner for various stakeholders in the area of risk management and internal control. You also act as a key stakeholder in our ESG related activities, e.g., German Supply Chain Act.


  • Plan and operate risk loops for half- and full year reporting

  • Supervision and Coordination of all Group wide Internal Control Systems
  • Act as Administrator for ABOUT YOU’s GRC Software
  • Plan and run new projects related to the AY GRC Software
  • Cover part of the risk and control perspective in the AY German Supply Chain Act set up
  • Lead and implement key strategic and operational projects in cross-functional settings.
  • Own and monitor the Group wide Risk Governance
  • Act as a sparring partner for Risk and Control activities to Top Management of ABOUT YOU and it’s Management Board
  • Communicate and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. auditors)
  • Identify and analyze relevant KPIs and deduct concrete actions to develop our company


  • Above average university degree at a top university

  • Practical experience in Risk Management / GRC environment, in a leading consultancy/financial service firm or industry
  • Stellar stakeholder and project management skill set, proven track record in working with top management stakeholders
  • Strong holistic strategic thinking
  • Intrinsic motivation to actively drive Risk & Control area across AY Group
  • Stellar analytical skills and distinctive understanding of numbers
  • Strong personality to work in a fast-moving scale-up environment
  • Quick perception and structured working methods
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel) and GRC Software (a plus)


  • Hybrid working

  • Fresh fruit every day

  • Sports courses

  • Exclusive employee discounts

  • Free drinks

  • Language courses

  • Company parties

  • Help in the relocation process

  • Mobility subsidy

  • Central Location

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Company pension

  • Professional training

  • Dog-friendly office

  • AY Academy

  • Feedback Culture

  • Job Bikes

Because of our strong growth, new challenges and possibilities arise all along to further develop oneself and the company. Our team consists of people from different areas of expertise – fashion, marketing, business and tech – we are driven and united by our passion. We motivate and support each other, we share our know-how and we are open towards different opinions and new ideas.

We are looking forward to receiving your application – preferably via our online application portal! Thus, we can ensure a faster process and for you it is very easy to upload your application documents. :-)

HR Contact

  • Giulia


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