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This position within the Operational Governance group will play a proactive role in helping to manage the Company’s Integrated Control testing programme for processes impacting legal entity financial integrity of UK entities.
The responsibilities of this role include:
The incumbent will be required to support in developing and maintaining strong relationships with multiple stakeholders, and work with them to strengthen financial integrity and control environment. Primary responsibilities include
o Support in coordination with all process owners to plan and schedule in testing cycles and remediation work.
o Responsible for control testing as per the requirements of the Company’s Integrated Control testing programme.
o Support in assessment of risk on new and existing processes; mapping and documenting the end to end controls for in-scope processes; assessing and identifying controls to mitigate risks and designing of tests and evidence to mitigate the risks.
o Management of issue tracking for items that require remediation from the testing process.
o Support & advice business partners to ensure legal entity control and governance for new initiatives/process changes.
o Critically look the overall UK controls testing framework and identify options to make the process simpler and more efficient.
o Support in managing end-user administration of key applications that support the governance programme (e.g. – LAN Network Folders, LE Governance Share Point site and CGA Documentum site).
o Support in co-ordination for SAO (Senior Accounting Officer) certification, who provides assurance to HMRC (UK Tax regulator) from a financial integrity perspective.
• CA Required
4 years of post-qualification experience preferably with one of the Big 4 accounting firms
o Results oriented, must be flexible and have good work prioritization skill • Ability to multi-task and think creatively
o Ability to collaborate across geographies in a Matrix structure and deliver on customer expectations
o Strong verbal and written communication skills
o Strong team player, and self-motivation with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously Excellent management skills
• Strong Public Accounting, Internal Control & Audit, SOX or Operational risk experience
• Good understanding of control testing – must be able to design, document and assess tests of financial processes
• Understanding of financial process risks and ability to make control recommendations to successfully mitigate such risks
• Good level of proficiency in MS-Office applications
Enterprise Leadership Behaviors
• Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
• Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential
• Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 27, 2019, 10:54:21 AM