Information Management Officer - Finance
Industry Focus Roles function hiring in: Bulgaria
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): Work From Home | In Office | Hybrid

We are looking for a highly-motivated Information Management Officer to join Ascent in our Sofia office!


About the role

The Information Management Officer is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining effective corporate information and records management practices across the BDO Global Office.

The Information Management Officer will consult and coordinate with stakeholders across the BDO Global Office to incorporate operational requirements, drive organizational effectiveness, and support strategic capability.

The role will work closely with the Senior Manager (Global Corporate Network) and Global Office Management, the Information Management Officer will provide advice and recommendations to BDO Global Office departments on information management standards, policies, and best practices, to better align information management practices with strategic objectives.


What you’ll do

Working within a dynamic technological environment, the Information Management Officer is responsible for maturing the end-to-end cycle of information and record management across the BDO Global Office, including corporate information workflows, system design and implementation, incorporation of relevant standards and best-practice, and management of an overarching approach to information and records management.

Strategy, Planning, and Governance

  • Develop, maintain and embed an information and record management strategy and practice,  establish and manage a range of initiatives to better align information and record management practices, and support organizational capability.

Operational Practices

  • Implement initiatives to integrate knowledge within internal and shared systems, including portals, websites, document repositories, and document management systems, and formulate policies, processes, and procedures across the end-to-end lifecycle of information and record management, to better guide, shape, and direct organizational practices.

Stakeholder Management

  • Engage, consult and coordinate with key stakeholders across the BDO Global Office to design, develop and communicate information and record management practices that address firm-specific requirements (where appropriate), to improve consistency and maturity.

Culture, Education, and Training

  • Define and promote a corporate culture aligned to the principles and objectives of information and record management, to encourage openness, proactive collaboration, and security, and cultivate and distribute appropriate knowledge resources detailing information and record management requirements, practices, and objectives.


Skills and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, information technology, data science, information management, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Certifications in security, records management, information management, or similar, will be well regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, maintaining, and embedding information and record management policies, processes, procedures, and standards, ideally within a large organization.

You need to have experience leading information change management initiatives within a large organization and experience in professional services/finance or similar would be advantageous. 

It is essential to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a broad team to spearhead initiatives and deliver organizational outcomes, project and change management skills, and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures. It is good if you are familiar with relevant information/privacy practices, legislation and regulation.


Working at Ascent

This is a hybrid role, where you can spend time at the office or work from home. This is a company where your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review.

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favorably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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