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Programme Lead - Internal Controls

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Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
Listed on: 28th January
Location: Bristol
Salary/Rate: £900 - £930
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Programme Lead - Internal Controls
Location: Bristol - Hybrid - 2-3 days a week in the office
Duration: 12 months
Rate: £900 - £930 a day Inside IR35


The role will lead the Phase 2 programme delivery for internal controls across all the relevant UK systems to the required delivery plan and internal control standards. This includes the definition of process controls, ITACs and ITGCs. The role will have significant cross-function engagement firstly within the team primarily i.e. GPOs, business architect, Digital team and (along with the Business Adoption lead) will lead the embedding of the internal controls within the Group Accounting functions, GBS, FSSC and CFUs.

Key Responsibilities:Define and deliver the internal control environment for the Phase 2 Programme, including Process, ITAC and ITGC controls.Working with the BAU GPO - R2R lead for internal controls to define the delivery plan, documentation standards, reporting, testing and involvement of the external auditors.As part of the overall control environment, define GRC requirements including business roles and SOD. Deliver all user access requirements to ensure a successful go-live (working with the Programme GPO - R2R.Work with all the GPOs to define detailed internal control frameworks, ensure these are agreed by the control owner (and if required support the creation of new control owner roles)Ensure the overall control environment is effective based on the detailed GPO control frameworks.Work with the Business Adoption lead to ensure that that internal controls are effectively embedded in the business i.e. documentation, training, performance monitoringSet-up and manage the internal controls team, optimising the team to performBe the Programme lead for approval of the control environment and manage the sign-off process in finance (in-line with the governance structure) and with the BAU GPO R2R

Skills Required:Extensive internal controls experience (systems and process), Enterprise scale, SAP/HANA and ideally Oracle.Excellent communication skills, in simplifying complex accounting issues to facilitate decision making for senior leadersHave knowledge of internal controls "best practice" to ensure this is incorporated in the design of the control environmentExperience of leading and managing multidisciplinary teams under pressure.Able to work at pace, producing accurate quality deliverables on time.Work collaboratively with peers in the programme and senior stakeholders in the business to overcome issues.Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA). If this role is of interest to you please submit your CV for review.