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Senior Internal Controls Manager

Venesky Brown
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit a Senior Internal Controls Manager for an initial 12 month contract with option to extend on a rate of £450-£485/day (inside of IR35).


-Develop, build and execute the Internal Controls strategy, build the capability and capacity of the team and work across multiple functions to deliver the service offering
-Design the development, deployment and improvement of the Risk and Internal Control framework
-Develop understanding and critically evaluate key business systems and processes to identify Risks, evaluate effectiveness of existing controls and design and implement new controls as required where gaps identified
-Develop and build strong working relationships across senior managers in the organisation and our wider external stakeholders to support and enhance the delivery of our Internal Controls service, work with control owners to facilitate any improvements, implement any required remediation and promote best practice in effective internal controls. Including overseeing any internal training initiatives
-Develop systems and processes to ensure control effectiveness is regularly tested and monitored following three lines of defence model
-Develop governance processes around managing control failure incidents to ensure root causes are addressed in collaboration with other impacted stakeholders
-Ensure our vision for Internal Controls is embedded into our systems and processes
-Identify opportunities to drive consistency, quality and continuous improvement of business processes and controls
-Plan and build a delivery model that allows us to quickly expand the internal control team to provide assurance and professional advice and support to our stakeholders, integrating technological capabilities into our offerings
-Develop and produce papers, present at meetings, deliver timely and concise communication, including developing and producing management reporting, trends, and remediation of deficiencies
-Provide leadership for the Internal Controls Team and provide professional support to staff

Essential Skills:

-Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) Qualified, or equivalent, with up-to-date CPD
-Experience of implementing, improving and managing systems of internal control
-Experience of managing a finance project in a dynamic/ Agile environment
-Proven ability to work on your own initiative, to deliver high quality outcomes and outputs and to meet deadlines whilst managing competing pressures
-Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with a proven ability to explain financial information effectively to stakeholders and non-finance professionals

Desirable Skills:

-Change Management- experience in impacting and communicating changes to business processes
-Business process modelling skills - Visio or equivalent
-Awareness of GDPR/ Data privacy legislation

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch
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