Project Controls Accountant

Michael Page Finance
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£35000 - £40000 per annum + plus benefits
04 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client a large business based on the outskirts of Cardiff is looking to hire a new role into the business. This role is a Project Controls Accountant.

Client Details

Our client is a large business based on the outskirts of Cardiff


Working within the finance department the role will have responsibility for the control environment with particular focus on the documentation of regulatory controls and compliance with control methodologies. The Controls Accountant will be responsible for the local adoption, review and progression of finance controls and will work closely with all members of the finance team reviewing and making recommendation on key processes. The controls accountant will foster a climate of controls best practice with process notes, process flows and narratives in place where appropriate.

Participation in the review and evaluation of existing and proposed internal controls, of both manual and automated operations, to safeguard company assets

Lead the process of control documentation in line with regulatory requirements, providing coaching across the team to ensure a consistent approach.

Ongoing overview of regulation to ensure consistent compliance throughout the year

Interview finance staff to prepare written narratives, findings and recommendations for internal controls and reviews

Management of monthly control self-assessment routines and communicating regularly with other markets to ensure best practice is shared and applied

Maintain a high level of output and seek process improvements.

Provide support to the department in its Business Process Management (BPM) activities; providing regular feedback to key stakeholders.

Prepare process maps to document key business processes, procedures and controls

Engagement with relevant stakeholders in the business to ensure appropriate controls are considered for new projects and process documentation updated accordingly

Works with internal and external auditors to ensure an efficient approach. Responsibility for implementation of all audit recommendations.

Assist in the ongoing development of accounting processes and procedures under standards developed by financial management.

Develops a sense of 'professional skepticism.'

Support the finance project manager and input on finance led projects

Understanding and promoting the policy on Treating Customers Fairly (TCF).

To ensure ongoing adherence to all relevant compliance regulations that may govern the GMF UK business and complete all regulatory knowledge training where applicable in a timely fashion.


Accountant -ACA,CIMA orACCA

Experience of working in a dynamic finance environment

Experience of control documentation and assessment

Advanced Excel

Experience of SAP advantageous

Excellent verbal and written English language skills

Job Offer

Upto £40,000 plus benefits

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