Internal Controls Manager

Recruiter
Firefly Human Capital Ltd
Location
Slough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
1222731461
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Internal Controls Manager

Firefly have an exciting opportunity for a driven finance individual, within an exciting pharmaceutical environment, as an Internal Controls Manager, which is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and detailed candidate to manage the internal control framework at a leading healthcare company in Slough.

Key Responsibilities
  • Defines, documents and monitors a framework of internal controls across all of the companies finance processes within UK & Ireland entities under CFS control.
  • Identifies the need for, requests and maintains deviations to the company's corporate finance policies where appropriate.
  • Ensures that finance policies across all UK & Ireland entities under CFS control have a comprehensive, accurate and up to date suite of finance policies.
  • Acts as central coordinator for both internal and external audits ensuring that the audit process runs smoothly and efficiently and that all deadlines are adhered to.
  • Ensures that access within ERP systems (Symphony and SAP MD) is appropriately segregated and role appropriate. Monitors processes around system access to ensure updates for job changes and system role changes are made on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for maintenance of Symphony SRM routing tables for all applicable UK & Ireland entities.
  • Leads more widely in the area of Finance compliance encompassing such requirements as Corporate Criminal Offence, Modern Slavery, Anti-bribery and Corruption and other similar legislation that impacts finance processes.
  • Takes ownership of driving all aspects of finance process improvement. Acts as a change agent driving a culture of continuous improvement by constantly challenging existing processes and providing change tools to the CFS UK & Ireland team to help drive success.
  • Assist in projects as defined by the Affiliate Finance Director.

Ideal Candidate
  • Qualified accountant with relevant post-qualified experience specifically including significant internal control related responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey technical accounting and taxation issues in straightforward language to both Financial and non-Financial managers
  • Previous SAP experience required
  • Proven ability to manage projects with minimal supervision

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