Head of Assurance & Risk Job

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Covent Garden
Salary
£500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Assurance & Risk, London
3 Month interim role
£500 - £600 per day (In scope of IR35)

Hays Senior Finance is supporting a partnered organisation to appoint a Head of Assurance and Risk on a short term interim basis, whilst they appoint permanently. The successful applicant on the interim side will be considered on a permanent basis, if this is an aim.

The organisation is a Government owned company, based in the city with a direct relationship with the energy market. Their current contractual impact will increase from £17million to over £900million in the next few years.


Role responsibilities:

  • Manage available resources to ensure assurance activity is sufficient to deliver all internal assurances and risk management requirements.
  • Owns and maintains the organisation's strategic risk register, managing the process by which business risks are identified, assessed, prioritised and mitigated.
  • Reviews and assesses the current and planned approach to controlling identified risks and regularly reporting to the high profile Board and the Audit and Risk committee on the status of the risk management programme.
  • Ensure maintenance and improvement of the company's internal control framework, conducting control testing activity, and reporting to the audit committee on the design and operational effectiveness of key controls.
  • Responsible for oversight of key process controls operated by strategic third party partner, as well as providing guidance on risk management to outsource providers.


Ideal candidate:

  • Qualified accountant or comparable risk management qualification Experience leading an internal assurance and risk team
  • Experience the energy sector.
  • The ideal candidate with have a mixture of commercial sector experience and knowledge/experience of public sector
  • Experience managing engagements with third party / outsourced assurance providers
  • Knowledge of the UK Electricity Market and how it operates
  • Knowledge of the UK Corporate Governance Code
  • Experience of interacting with senior management is a must, and at audit committee / board level advantageous

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