Internal Controls Manager

Central London
Circa £70k pro-rated or day rate negotiable
17 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

This fast growing fashion business based in London requires and experienced Internal Controls Manager, initially on a 6-month contract to oversee the initial implementation of Group Internal Controls.  The Internal Controls Manager will report directly to the Head of Group Finance.

The role will be responsible for the leadership, administration, governance and implementation of effective and independent internal controls by improving the risk management and financial processes within the 2nd line of defence.  

The role will be involved in all aspects of the delivery of this including understanding the regional controls, writing controls documentation, standardising processes, formalising Group level controls, overseeing the implementation and educating the business.  This is a hands on role working with process owners across the business to improve and implement process documentation, streamlining the number of controls and ensuring the financial risks have been properly identified and mitigated.

Candidates who have been through a SOX or similar controls implementation and have performed controls design and effectiveness reviews will be well placed to do this role.  There is an element of travel to the key markets (Australia/S America/Russia) this is likely to be higher in the first couple of months but average at around 20-30%.  

This is a small, entrepreneurial, high growth business with a relaxed and vibrant culture and the role is offered on a 6-month contract, although there could be opportunities for this to be extended or indeed lead to other opportunities within the growing business.