Group IT Controls Manager

Oxford (2 days per week)
£80,000 - £100,000
01 Feb 2023
03 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

The Audit and Risk Recruitment company are working exclusivly with a British Industrial company to help them source a Group IT Control Manager. This is a key role within the business. Group Finance has a high profile and visibility within the business, and internal control transformation and ‘UK SOX’ is a key focal area of the Group in the next few years.


The role involves focusing on strengthening the internal control environment, developing and enforcing the group framework and standard for controls in the Group Controls Framework (GCF), and monitoring of compliance. In addition, with the expected implementation of regulations and requirements around the new ‘UK SOX’, this role will be responsible for supporting the strategic and tactical planning, project management and implementation of Group directions with the individual divisions and business units.


Working in small team with all Group operations, this role requires strong planning and organisational skills to drive initiatives. Work will involve internal/external meetings, close liaisons with divisions and various senior stakeholders, data analysis and significant report writing. Therefore, strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required, as well as the ability to build rapport and strong relationships with stakeholders. The role needs to be a good team player with strong influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse business groups.


This position works closely with and reports to the Head of Internal Controls in developing the strategic plan and roadmap for the company to adopt the upcoming ‘UK SOX’ requirements, and support the implementation of the required control standards. A significant part of this role will be involved in IT controls.


Experience Requirement:

  • 2+ years of managerial experience ideally in Big 4
  • Strong financial control and operational/compliance audits experience
  • Significant level of experience in IT controls
  • Excellent writing & verbal communication skills
  • Strong influencing & negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage team effectively and inspire higher potential of team members
  • Experience of large scale multi-site manufacturing operations
  • Experience of working internationally in different cultures
  • Experience of building and managing relationships with senior stakeholders

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