Financial Risk Manager

Reed Finance
United Kingdom
45000.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is one of the largest Financial Services companies in the UK. Due to a structural change in the client we are seeking a Financial Risk Manager to join our client on a permanent basis. We have an opportunity for a Finance Risk Manager to join our client located in our Southampton.Our client would like a Finance Risk Manager to provide robust assurance on the internal financial controls framework and it's underlying business units to the Head of Finance Risk.Key Responsibilities and Scope of roleProvide robust assurance on a portfolio of predominantly financial controls and its underlying business units.Develop an annual testing strategy and plan for the delivery of control testing in co-ordination with other testers, Head of Finance Risk and the business / finance.Manage and deliver allocated internal control assignments (end to end) including planning, testing, and report delivery.Test the design and operating effectiveness of controls in order to provide assurance of the control environment to senior management and to inform the Audit Committee.Provide constructive challenge to finance and the business and work with them to enhance existing processes and develop new processes that are efficient, well controlled and fit for purpose.Provision of assurance information such as assurance reports, finance control reports, risk reporting and input to Audit Committee papers.Build and maintain trusted relationships within finance, the business, risk, internal and external audit, supporting them to improve controls.Report to senior management on key issues on a timely basis in a clear and concise manner. Undertake other duties, as required.Support the Managed Separation process and relevant work streams.Required to travel up to 30%.Qualifications required:Educated to degree levelProfessional qualification in accounting or control (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA,IIA, CISA, QICA) or overseas equivalent. Experience required:Strong background in Internal Audit / External Audit or Risk.Highly experienced with working with financial control, operational control, IT audit. SOX experience is desirable.Experience working with the Financial Services sectorExcellent communication skills and Stakeholder management.Highly competent in the use of Microsoft Word, particularly Excel and Powerpoint.Proven experience of building and maintain positive working relationships Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business