Finance Manager Compliance

Ernest Hunter Green
Branston, Burton-On-Trent
£50,000 per annum
06 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a career move into a leading Global Hospitality business? I am recruiting for a Manager of Global Financial Governance whose main responsibility will be to perform testing of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls across several different processes. This will include Group and Regional Financial Reporting, Treasury and Insurance.

This could open up a career path to you if you are seeking your first move from Practice into Industry. The role requires c 12 weeks of international travel a year.

Job Description

As the Manager of Global Financial Governance you will identify control gaps within the processes and recommend practical, cost effective methods to reduce exposures identified and increase the effectiveness. You will need to communicate the control issues with the process owners efficiently and effectively.

With responsibility for testing controls you will be required to travel globally (approximately 12 weeks per year). You will also perform testing of IT General Controls and testing of group and regional Entity Level Controls.
In addition, you will be responsible for the process of SOX compliance for the Company processes including delivery of testing processes in line with the Global plan agreed by the Director Global Finance Governance.

Key responsibilities as the Manager of Global Financial Governance will include:
  • Defining, implementing and monitoring standards and policies to ensure adherence to SOX requirements to minimise liability and risk.
  • Maintaining appropriate records suitable for research and internal or external audit in accordance with audit requirements.
  • Creating a process to ensure proper controls are in place for the team and ensuring the team productivity is measured, scored and communicated according to standards.
  • Overseeing the resolution of discrepancies and advanced systems issues.
  • Assisting in documenting results and conclusions as required for SOX; this may also include working on solutions with the control owners.

Desired Skills & Experience
  • The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA,CIMA, CPA or equivalent) and will demonstrate progressive work experience gained in a similar role, possibly a first move out of practice with an audit background.
  • You will have a good working knowledge of GAAP principles and practices as well as SOX and IFRS guidelines.
  • You will have demonstrated project management experience in organising, planning and executing small to mid-scale projects and proficiency in recognising and resolving problems or inconsistencies in transactions and systems