Internal Controls and Risk Manager

45000.00 GBP Annual
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Internal Controls and Risk Manager

Permanent - London/Home Counties with travel to various client sites

About the role

The Internal Controls and Risk Manager will report to the Head of Finance and Accounting, covering all contracts serving local government customers on transactional finance and Revenue & Benefits.

About Capita| Local Government Services

We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

Capita Local Government Services (LGS), a branch of Capita Business Services Ltd, specialises in providing support, advice and resources to local authorities throughout the UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Setting up and maintaining a risk and control framework across all services the department provides to its clients

  • Support Operations Managers to ensure controls are adequate and cover the business risks

  • Ensure, with management, that controls are carried out and documented appropriately

  • Liaise with internal and external suppliers to ensure adequate controls are in place covering the process end-to-end

  • Install a framework of continuous control monitoring

  • Support new projects and new business wins from a control point of view

  • Assist in wider areas of risk management and compliance

  • Support internal and external audits

  • Another key focus of this role will be to establish effective business relationships within the company and other stakeholders, including external auditors and the global IC COE, and assist management in the understanding of corporate control and risk and the adaptation of internal control principles and risk mitigation plans.


  • Degree qualification or equivalent qualification

  • Business/Finance Specialization - preferred

  • Demonstrable experience in (financial) Audit or Controls (internal or external)

  • Strong knowledge on concepts related to 'internal controls' (e.g. COSO Framework).

  • Strong knowledge of SOX control requirement, control review and audit technique

  • Experience of accounting, using spreadsheets, word processing and email software programs

  • Ability to interact with management at all levels and build solid relationships

  • Self starter, self motivated, able to work independently across a variety of contracts which are geographically spread

  • Analytical, with a professional curiosity and a drive to get things right

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