Compliance Manager-SOX

Central London, UK
20 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
• Global advertising network - you want to work here!
• Senior role with broad exposure
• Some travel in Europe, less than a week a month
• Perfect first step out of Audit

Key Areas of Responsibilities:

• Provide portfolio of advertising agencies and regional management with an expert point of contact across all auditing, governance, risk and compliance processes
• Assist local and regional management in designing and implementing effective and
efficient workflows and processes across key business cycles including Purchase to
Pay, Revenue & WIP, Accounting & Reporting which mitigate the risk of error and
fraud and fully comply with regional guidelines and expectations
• Support Internal Audit and regional management in planning and scheduling
internal audits and annual business reviews for your portfolio of agencies
• Provide accurate, reliable and consistent advice to local and regional management on
the interpretation and effective implementation of business control processes, group
policies and control bulletins, local GAAP and IFRS guidelines
• Assess and evaluate any process or workflow weaknesses within your portfolio and develop documented remediation plans
• Provide regular updates and executive reports to local and regional management on
internal and external audit observations and recommendations including tracking the
status of remediation and the effective implementation of new processes and procedures.
• Organise, collate and provide leadership on the submission of Business Risk Maps, Business Continuity Plans, Related Party Declarations and various Self-Assessment
• On a monthly basis along with regional finance colleagues validate and verify the
integrity and accuracy of local accounting and corporate reporting processes including reviewing, analysing and reporting on key B / Sheet and P & L Account variances
• Coordinate within each quarter the submission to regional management of financial reporting packs & documentation from more than 50 business units. Validate the accuracy and the quality of the submissions by performing detailed and analytical reviews and analysis of key balances.
• Along with regional finance perform on an ad hoc basis B / Sheet and business reviews and report findings observations and recommendations to the Group's Internal Audit, local and regional management in a clear and concise manner.

Candidate Profile

• Technically competent in accounting and auditing; preferably with a minimum of five year's Big 4 experience
• Naturally inquisitive and tenacious; resourceful and solution focussed
• Good verbal and written communication skills; able to collaborate and influence successfully across all levels of the organisation
• Excellent analytical, organization and time management skills, ability to successfully manage competing and conflicting timescales
• Confident, self-motivated, ability to work without supervision and must be a strong team player
• Mature with confidence, ability and technical knowledge to make good decisions

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