Internal Controls Lead

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Greater Manchester, Bury
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted
23 Sep 2022
Closes
23 Oct 2022
Ref
JN -082022-5710259
Contact
George Wearden
Employer Sector
Retail, Wholesale & FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
0-25% Travel



To partner with the business, finance, IT and Multichannel teams across the Group to enhance the quality of the controls environment.

Client Details

This Plc are a leading international retailer of branded sports, fashion, and outdoor brands, they are an industry leading retail business with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across a number of retail fascias in 32 markets around the world and offices in Bury.

Description

Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support the controls managers in partnering with the business and Group IT and Multichannel teams to identify improvements in controls and ensure control deficiencies are tracked and remediated in agreed timelines.
  • Lead the controls stream on Business and IT led projects.
  • Support the end-to-end internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) programme.
  • Lead the tracking and reporting of ICFR control deficiencies.
  • Document key financial processes end-to-end, identifying risks and controls and creating a suitable matrix.
  • Support the rollout of the internal controls framework to new acquisitions in the Group

 


Profile

Skills/Knowledge/Experience needed:

 

  • Accounting qualification - ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Audit experience, preferably controls-testing focus
  • Exposure to and an effective understanding of internal controls over financial reporting and controls testing.
  • Be a strong communicator and possess an ability to develop trusting and credible relationships at all levels of the business and across various teams
  • Strong Excel skills
  • An understanding of IT systems and operation will be helpful

 


Job Offer

The Internal Controls Lead will receive;

 

  • Competitive salary of up to £55,000
  • Bonus
  • Benefits of up to 40%