Senior Internal Control Officer

Recruiter
RICHARD JAMES RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS LTD
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
03 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is an International Trading organisation based in Central London, who are actively involved in international trade, both import & export, of a multitude of different products across the EMEA region.

As the Senior Internal Control Officer, you will support the department Manager in the review of the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting; for the group companies in the EMEA region.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct internal control testing in accordance with company methodology guidelines and within an agreed timescale.
  • Perform design and operational testing of internal controls as per the annual audit plan.
  • Review flowcharts, risks, and control matrixwhich have been prepared as part ofJSOX project forthe annual reporting process.
  • Interview management and staff to identifyrelated business unit’s processes riskand controls.
  • Identify control weaknesses and influence process owners to implement agreed changes in a timely and effective manner.
  • Liaise with internal and external clients to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • To support internal control manager with other ad hoc duties as requested.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have experience of working in an accountingor auditingenvironment ideallyin a large corporate/commercial organisation.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Able to communicate fluently in English, both written and orally.
  • Able to self-motivate, organise, and take responsibility for own workload to ensure that deadlines and objectives are met.
  • Ability to work using their own initiative and to solve problems.
  • Good team player.
  • Ability and willingness to travel(up to30%).
  • Degree in Accounting or Financeor part qualified accountant is preferred. Relevant experience in a similar position will be considered where there is no degree or formal accounting qualifications.
  • Exposure to Internal / External Audit or similar background would be beneficial.