Controls and Compliance Analyst

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
3 months
From:
Elevate Direct
Place:
West Midlands
Date:
08/30/2018
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1623225

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Controls and Compliance Analyst - Coventry - £300 - £350 Per Day - 3 months

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Controls and Compliance Analyst to be responsible for the delivery of a Controls work plan which supports Financial and Candent Controls compliance frameworks including, internal policies, regulatory reporting standards, external compliance standards and the requirements of PCAOB or Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) level controls.

Key Tasks & Accountabilities:

Supporting the Controls and Compliance Team Manager

Performs and evaluates detailed technical financial controls testing

Working with the Process Owners and Control owners and any external Service Providers to identify on-going assurance requirements and ensure all relevant documentation is kept up to date and maintained to an appropriate standard

Performing a detailed and accurate review of monthly reports produced on all activities which impact on compliance

Interfacing with external auditor to ensure the Compliance and Controls team continues to deliver to audit requirements and that implementation of audit points is carried out by process owners and control owners

Identifying key compliance weaknesses and proposals to implement remedial action as appropriate.

Mindful of any changing requirements in legislation and external standards and highlighting these to Controls and Compliance Team Manager for onward communication and consideration.

Supporting the methodology and monitoring plans for continuous controls monitoring (CCM)

This would include the following activities:

o Scoping activities for key financial processes

o Quality Assurance over process documentation

o Annual cycles of design and operational testing

o Evaluation of our control environment

o Communication compliance

o Maintenance of documentation repositories and infonet sites

Experience Required:

One or both of the following:

o Sarbanes-Oxley compliance experience (execution, testing and consolidation)

o Experience and/or knowledge of regulatory or operational controls, or wider internal control frameworks

Ability to understand and critically assess and map business processes and controls

Strong technical accounting or auditing skills with a working knowledge of tax and company law

Knowledge and experience of other internal and external compliance frameworks

Experience of writing Process Flow Commentaries, Risk and Control Matrices (RACM) & test scripts.

Proficient use and knowledge of business systems and analytical tools (Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proactive self-starter with ability to manage own workload, to time and desired levels of quality

Qualifications Required:

Part qualified or qualified accountant or audit specialist.

Candidate can demonstrate experience and understanding of a controls and compliance framework this may be acceptable

Additional information about the process

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

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