Process & Controls Improvement - Senior Associate
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.
Key skills and experience include:
Experience in supporting 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
An understanding of SOX compliance.
Experience of identifying and recommending process and controls optimisation opportunities.
Ability to engage effectively with key stakeholders.
Chartered Accountancy qualification (exam qualified).
You will receive appropriate coaching and training on engagements you will undertake, together with a sufficient level of support on engagement delivery, although it is anticipated you are able to work reasonably autonomously without the need for day to day direct management.
We are looking for a candidate who has a willingness to work across the region and nationally.
Essential skills and experience
The following skills are required for this role:
Chartered Accountancy (fully qualified or exam qualified)
Experience of financial processes and controls
Possession of strong team working skills
Well-developed listening and questioning techniques
Experience of risk-based control identification and assessment methodologies
The confidence to challenge the status quo and desire for continuous improvement
Ability to communicate clearly and confidently with colleagues and clients at all levels, and good report writing skills
A methodical approach to problem solving and delivery of client solutions
Good project management and organisational abilities
Presentation and oral communication skills
Facilitation skills (i.e. risk workshops)
Gatwick, Reading, Southampton, St Albans, Uxbridge