Risk Specialist

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Recruiter
ACCA
Location
London / Flexible working
Salary
£50,000 + benefits
Posted
17 Mar 2021
Closes
16 Apr 2021
Ref
499371
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent, Temporary
Hours
Full Time

ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We're the world's most forward-thinking professional accountancy body. Since we were founded in 1904, we have expanded to over 1500 staff in 50+ countries, meaning we’re a truly global organisation.  Our people enjoy a working environment that is dynamic, human and connected, and have a strong focus on creating value for our students and members.

We’re currently looking for a Risk Specialist to join our Corporate Assurance team on a 1-year fixed term contract, based in our London office.

The job

Reporting to the Risk Manager, on a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Providing support, advice and challenge to first line functions globally in relation to the management of Strategic, Operational, Compliance and Reputational risks
  • Developing good working relationships and working closely with risk co-ordinators to continually improve and enhance the risk management process, providing expert advice as required
  • Supporting the Risk Manager with enhancing and embedding the global Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Developing, designing and delivering risk management training and awareness workshops in order to further embed the risk management process across the organisation
  • Monitoring, evaluating and challenging ACCA’s control environment through collaboration with colleagues in the Corporate Assurance team (which includes Internal Audit, Legal and Information Security)
  • Providing subject matter expertise for the business-wide risk management system (Protecht ERM), advising and helping teams and individuals with any related queries, trainings and system walkthroughs
  • Supporting with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports for submission to senior leadership – Executive Team, Audit Committee and Council Board

The person

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has proven risk management experience gained from working in a 2nd line of defence risk management role
  • Has an ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders whilst inspiring confidence through a clear, concise and supportive approach
  • Has an understanding of the key risks facing a global organisation
  • Can demonstrate a good understanding of Enterprise Risk Management principles and their practical application
  • Has excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and challenge effectively and confidently at all levels within the organisation

 

The perks

And in working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Core benefits including private healthcare, pension, life assurance, employee assistance programme and Nudge (a financial wellbeing platform)
  • Customisable benefits including health assessments, healthcare cash plan, dental cover, gadget insurance and much, much more
  • Flexible working arrangements to support work/life balance (our UK offices are currently closed until 2021 so we're all working 100% remotely)

Interested in this role?  Click Apply to submit your application.  

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