Financial Controls Analyst

Posted 2024年06月10日 03:33
Salary £500 - £600 per day + outside IR35
LocationCity of London
Discipline 金融
Contact NameMark Brown

Job description

A listed, global insurer is looking for an experienced accountant for a 6 month contract working within their Financial Controls team. This role will be a proactive member of the global financial controls team supporting the implementation and ongoing delivery of the group reporting controls framework, with a focus on the control delivery for the finance change programme. Key deliverables will be:

  • Understand and deliver the requirements of the reporting control framework
  • Support the delivery of the financial controls team plan
  • Design, understand and agree key controls to add value and effectively control Finance processes being implemented, leveraging existing mechanisms.
  • Document key controls in line with the framework and internal control best practice.
  • Support and contribute to the delivery of effective process mapping of new and re-engineered processes, with controls identified and overlayed
  • Design and document test procedures to ensure the operating effectiveness of key controls
  • Support the business, namely Finance Change delivery teams, with financial control subject matter expertise to enhance conceptualized controls or encourage implementation of new controls
  • Engage with key stakeholders, namely finance change delivery teams and the global finance team, but also other in scope departments, compliance, risk management, internal audit and third party auditor
  • Be engaged in and support change and transformational activities across the Group, ensuring that internal control requirements are satisfactorily addressed, designed and documented.
  • Participate on projects / initiatives as appropriate, providing advice and guidance in respect of new or reengineered processes, ensuring shared awareness of new system implementations, control change implications, and testing results.
  • Act as control champion when implementing change across the Group to ensure that Control Framework requirements are delivered to relevant parties.

This role requires you to have a qualification in Accounting or Internal Auditing with good working knowledge of balance sheet and income statement dynamics and ability to develop appropriate risk measurement techniques. Experience in public accounting, internal audit, control, risk or other activities that directly align with the specific responsibilities for this position is essential. You will also need a basic understanding of risk management and audit principles and practices with particular focus on financial reporting, operational and business process risks.