Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance

Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance, Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus + 10% pension + bens

  • Contact:

    Andy Myerson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Two high calibre Senior Accountants are sought by a leading Financial Services company in the City to join their new Financial Risk & Assurance team. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and has gone from a UK-only business to one with operations in almost 40 countries via organic growth and dozens of acquisitions. They plan to double in size again over the next four years and need to develop a Financial Risk & Assurance team to act as a Second Line of Defence.

Reporting into a very experienced and dynamic Group Head of Financial Risk Management & Assurance, your role will be scope out, define and implement a robust control environment that supports all the OpCos in this entrepreneurial business. This will be done by:
·designing & implementing a new, upgraded global Financial Control Framework. Developing and maintaining this going forward.
·assisting in the roll out of a new system to record (i) attestations (ii) balance sheet reconciliations and (iii) management and reporting of compliance
·performing business reviews to evaluate the existing financial control environment and identify gaps / improvements that may be required.
·working with key partners to remediate any financial control review gaps / improvements identified.
·completing ad hoc requests for senior stakeholders.

The successful candidates for these Financial Risk & Assurance positions will be qualified accountants (ACA preferred) who have gained significant prior experience in an external audit, internal audit or a financial risk management function. An outgoing personality, the desire to overcome challenges & drive change and the ability to take a pragmatic approach will all help you succeed. Significant opportunities for progression exist within both this team and the wider company.