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Compliance and Controls specialist - Internal Audit

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry, Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits

  • Consultant:

    Selina Weldon

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a senior specialist who is an expert in internal controls. A global investment bank based in Manchester, they are currently in a period of transition and therefore are looking for enthusiastic controls specialist to join their team. The business has rapidly grown within the UK through organic growth and boasts a range of impressive services and clients.

Reporting into a senior specialist, you will have the independence to perform the necessary assessments of internal controls with the support of the wider team. They have recently changed the way the team operates and are they are now looking for individuals who can understand the finer detail of each and every area of the reports and therefore become a specialist in reporting.

Not only assessing the compliance of the reports you work with, you will also be assessing their accuracy and whether they are fit for the purpose intended. This is truly the next step in internal audit, taking the controls further.


* You will be responsible in providing thorough and accurate identification of in-scope reports including documentation, planning, testing, documentation and assessing the effectiveness

* Develop and sustain control and compliance initiatives looking to improve and evolve frameworks, risk management approaches and operational effectiveness

* Co-lead the planning and delivery of compliance and control initiatives looking to ever evolve the process

* Provide guidance on how to integrate internal controls within any given regulatory processes

* Liaise with multiple senior stakeholders at a range of levels within the organisation and understand any pressure points within their areas and assist them with these projects

You will support senior team members in the execution of the assessment program, providing thorough and reliable identification of in-scope accounts and locations, planning, testing, documentation and reporting of the effectiveness of financial reporting. With minimal guidance, you will have the ability to develop your skills identifying control deficiencies and recommendations for senior partners.

The person

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/ICAS) either making their first move from practice or coming from a similar role, with experience within a controls environment.

Due to the nature of this position it is necessary that the successful individual will have good understanding of controls testing with the ability to evaluate and access risk severity. You will be a motivated and forward thinking individual who is looking to add-value to a growing team.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, driven individual, who can demonstrate the above skills then we would be pleased to hear from you.

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