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Controls and Governance Analyst - Glasgow / Western central belt

Up to £45,000 + Benefits - Professional Services - Qualified Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 2320 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 May 2024

W&A is partnering with a global business based in Glasgow city centre as they seek to hire a Controls and Governance Analyst. This role will operate on a hybrid basis.

This is a global role working with key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, across sales and all core functions to ensure the Risk, Controls and Governance Framework is effectively deployed and operated.

This is an excellent opportunity to support a business deliver critical risk & control activities as well as producing management information, KPI analysis and reporting for the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and deploy enhancements to the Risk, Controls and Governance Framework for all functions across the organisation
  • Support the Risk and Control Owners to maintain the Risk and Internal Control registers, ensuring best practice guidelines are followed and quality standards are adhered to
  • Provide SME assessment of the effectiveness of the Control Environment, gap analysis and plan remediation with the Risk and Control Owners where required
  • Maintaining all Risk, Controls and Governance Framework documentation
  • Operation of key Controls and Governance Internal Controls
  • Process change management requests for the Group Authority Matrix    
  • Support Controls and Governance initiatives, and partner with key stakeholders in transformation and continuous improvement activities in line with key risks identified
  • Support all programs and change management initiatives to ensure effective controls review and improvements are in place
  • Work closely with SAP IT, IT Service Desk and Functional Role Owners to run and maintain the SAP Access review process
  • Produce the Risk, Controls and Governance KPI and Reporting packs as per key deadlines
  • Produce the Internal Audit open item reports

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant or Part Qualified finalist studying their professional accounting qualification or a minimum of 3 years of relevant internal experience
  • Experience within a similar role (Assurance, Internal Audit or Internal Controls Design and Deploy)
  • Knowledge of Risk Management and Internal Control Frameworks (i.e. SOx , COSO)
  • Strong background of multi-functional end to end process review and controls design
  • Background in building effective Financial, Controls and Governance framework
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Strong Office 365 including Microsoft Excel experience
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle conflicting priorities
  • Excellent analytical, communication, problem-solving and team working skills are essential
  • Identifying when to escalate issues for resolution / action
  • Continuous improvement mind set, driving process excellence
  • Self-Starter, pro-active approach essential