Finance Risk & Controls Manager

25 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Risk & Controls team has started the search for 2 Finance Risk & Controls Managers to support delivery of risk and control assessment activity within the UK Finance function, looking at all aspects of the control environment in Finance, including but not limited to, financial reporting.

The role can be based in York, London or Norwich and involves playing a key part in driving forward our Financial Reporting Control Framework (FRCF) and Operational Risk & Control Management (ORCM) Framework assessment activities.

The position provides an opportunity to support our Finance community in continuously raising the bar on the quality of our control environment. It also potentially involves provision of support to several key transformation programmes within the Finance function such as IFRS17.

Some key aspects of the role involve:
  • Timely and high-quality delivery of FRCF and ORCM across the UK based Finance function, involving ongoing business engagement with key stakeholders
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with key members of Finance teams
  • Establishing, monitoring and maintaining industrial strength internal controls which meet both internal and external policies and standards
  • Engaging with key change initiatives within Global Finance to ensure that risk and controls is appropriately considered at all stages of delivery of key change initiatives
  • Delivering specific, ad hoc projects and reports around the Group Finance in respect of the control environment as required

Skills & experience you’ll need:
  • Excellent knowledge of Risk & Controls with a proven record of delivery
  • Knowledge of financial risks, financial reporting controls and operational risk & controls
  • Proactive stakeholder management skills with the ability to build positive relationships and stand firm under pressure
  • High level of integrity and trusted and respected by peers, colleagues
  • Forward thinking and solution focused
  • Excellent planning and organisations skills with the ability to prioritise own workload, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and driven with an energy and passion for driving better outcomes through good risk and control management
  • Ideally a qualified Accountant/Auditor/Actuary
  • Knowledge of life insurance/actuarial processes desirable
  • Knowledge of common Microsoft office packages (.xls, word, Visio)

What will you get for this role?
  • A competitive salary depending on location, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take responsibility, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too. We always ‘Care More’. It’s our thing! We’re all about our people â€" that’s you â€" so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you!

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Just send us an email once you’ve applied stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll make sure we interview you.

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

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