Process & Controls Improvement Manager
Who we're looking for
The successful candidate will join our growing Governance, Risk & Controls (GRC) team in the South East. The team has grown exponentially over the past 4 years due to the large market opportunity across the region. Our team has vastly experienced Partners, Directors, Senior Managers and Managers offering Governance, ERM, Compliance and Process & Controls improvement advice to our clients. We have a huge wide variety of clients across industries from large listed companies and global businesses to private and private equity backed high growth companies. We’re looking for a candidate that has significant financial process and controls improvement experience to fit into an ever expanding part of our team.
Experience in facilitating the capture of both current and future state business processes, risks and controls, including process mapping and risks and controls matrices (RACMs)
Experience assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and controls
Experience and understanding of SOX compliance.
Experience of acting as a business advisor or consultant in identifying and recommending process and controls optimisation opportunities.
Ability to engage effectively with senior stakeholders (e.g. CFOs).
Ability to manage projects on time and to budget.
Chartered Accountancy qualification.
We are looking for a candidate who has a willingness and flexibility to work across the region and nationally.
Essential skills and experience
The following skills are required for this role:
Fully qualified Chartered Accountant
Strong subject matter experience in financial process and controls.
Experience in a business advisory capacity (e.g. professional services, consultancy or transformational change/project roles in industry)
Experience of working in teams and supervision/coaching of junior members of staff including developing teams
Experience managing senior stakeholders, and good report writing skills
Experience of risk-based control identification and assessment methodologies
Commercial acumen with strong analytical, logic and problem solving skills
The confidence to challenge the status quo and desire for continuous improvement
Strong project management and organisational abilities
Facilitation skills (e.g. client workshops)
Presentation and oral communication skills
Leading and growing teams
Lean six sigma
Leading proposals/pitches to prospective clients
Location: This position can be based in Reading, Gatwick, Southampton, Uxbridge or St Albans