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Financial Control Framework Specialist

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lucy Regan

We are currently working with a leading financial services business based in Leeds who have quickly become an employer of choice in Yorkshire. This forward-thinking business have demonstrated impressive growth over several years and offer a fantastic and flexible working environment with exceptional career opportunities.

They are now looking to strengthen their financial control team within their finance department and are looking to recruit a Financial Control Framework Specialist. This role will focus on assessing all the current processes in place and advising on the existing risk mitigation measures and any improvements required.

This role will give you excellent exposure to all parts of the finance function, as it requires someone to get out and speak to the business so you can advise on any areas of concern.

It would be an ideal opportunity for someone within Internal Audit who is looking for their next move into a large, dynamic business.

You will report into the Senior Controls Manager and will include the following duties:-

-Assessing the design adequacy and operational effectiveness of control activities within the finance function
-Liaising across the entire finance function, taking on the role as the go to person for any specialist queries
-Proposing efficient solutions to promote control improvements to their risk management framework
-Reporting on control initiatives to key stakeholders and track resolutions
-Supporting the finance team in maintaining governance documentation, considering risk management during project activities and formulating the correct solutions
-Preparing committee and other ad hoc reporting

The ideal candidate will be/have :-

-A qualified professional (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or IIA)
-Strong financial controls experience
-An understanding of finance processes, risk and controls
-A fantastic communicator who is confident in speaking to senior stakeholders and advising on areas of concern

Please reach out to Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale if you would like a discussion before applying.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.