Accountor is the largest Accounting, HR and Financial Management Services Company in Northern Europe. We have over 100 offices in seven countries, with over 2,400 passionate employees helping our clients to succeed.
As Accountor is continuously growing and developing business we are now looking for an enthusiastic
Data Protection Manager
to ensure that our data intensive operations are compliant with applicable data protection laws.
You have overall responsibility to ensure implementation of data protection in our Finnish outsourcing operations. You will advise unit’s management on requirements arising on data protection and applicable laws, and performing necessary activities to address thereof. Group wide policies will be customized by you to reflect nature of our outsourcing business in Finland. Part of your role is to have always an up-to-date overview of processing activities carried out in the unit. You will also monitor processing activities on regular intervals and conduct audits, and where necessary, address potential issues proactively.
You will collaborate within the business unit to enhance their operative duties, such as drafting privacy notices and agreements as well as with data breach reporting. You will manage the identification and assessment of the risks related to data protection in our existing operations, or in development projects, as well as manage and co-ordinate appropriate mitigating activities.
You will act as a point of contact with supervisory authorities and data subjects locally. You will deliver and co-ordinate trainings to our staff locally to increase awareness of data protection requirements and measures.
To be successful in this role you should have in-depth knowledge of applicable data protection laws and be familiar with our industry and the nature of its data processing activities.
Ideally you have:
Appropriate MSc degree in relevant field (law, technology or equivalent)
3+ years of appropriate work experience in data protection
Solid knowledge of applicable data protection laws
Knowledge of data processing operations in the company’s sector is an advantage
Minimum basic understanding of IT infrastructure and technologies
Excellent management and communication skills
Fluent spoken and written English
The Data Protection Manager will be member of the Accountor group data protection governance management team and report to Accountor Data Protection Officer. The location is in Accountor Headquarter in Espoo.
Interested to join a company where data protection is a recognized foundation of sustainable business? Please apply no later than 29.10.2018.
For further information about the role, please contact Accountor Data Protection Officer Päivi Konttila-Lokio at +358 40 590 6315 on 17th of October at 2pm – 3 pm or on 24th of October at 2pm – 3 pm.