Director Internal Controls EMEA
My client is a leading leisure and entertainment company based in central London. This is a newly created permanent job vacancy for a Director Internal Controls EMEA, reporting to the VP of Internal Controls. You will provide focus and training for Financial Controls and Financial Policy compliance across the EMEA region, working with both SOX in-scope and non-SOX affiliates for the EMEA subsidiaries, supporting finance leads in ensuring financial compliance obligations are managed and reported timely. Working in partnership with affiliate CFO's and Finance Directors, you will manage remediation items which arise through Internal Audit reviews for both the Sarbanes Oxley programme and for the review of non-SOX affiliate across the EMEA region. Additionally, you will support the evolution and development of new control environment for business changes through periods of change, working with project implementation teams to ensure that both business process and controls change are efficiently and effectively implemented. Travel is in the range of 0-25%, depending on business needs, typically for 2-4 days.
The successful candidate will be an ACA / ACCA / IIA qualified accountant (or equivalent through experience) with Big 4 training, followed by experience in working in the Internal Controls function for a large organisation.You'll have experience and knowledge of processes and controls within shared service operations, and of supporting new processes and system implementations. Please note that the client is keen to find a candidate from the commercial sector, and is not accepting cv's of candidates from the financial services sector for this particular role.