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Senior Strategic Risk Manager

Michael Page
West Midlands, Birmingham, England
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + car allowance
Closing date
13 Feb 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
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Job Details

Support the development of the Strategic risk management approach and the continued maturity of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Client Details

The country's leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels in towns, villages and city-centre high streets across England, Wales and Scotland.


  • Continued development of the ERMF bringing best practice from external sources including other industries and professional bodies
  • Support senior managers and Executive members in developing their strategic risks including running workshops, horizon scanning sessions and risk reviews
  • Support senior managers and Executive members in development of mitigation strategies and understanding their risk exposure including risk assessments
  • Support the Head of Risk in maintaining and improving the ERMF including the implementation and use of a corporate risk tool, review and updating the risk policy and framework
  • Developing supporting guidance and training for users
  • Developing the risk champion forum to aid information sharing across the business
  • Working with the risk team to improve their knowledge of strategic risk management
  • Supporting the transformation programme and PMO in the identification and management of risk
  • Identifying business processes that need risk management methodology embedded within the process (e.g. strategic planning, investment approval, M&A activity)
  • Supporting the Head of Risk in risk reporting to Risk Committee, Executive team and Board meetings and CKAH.


  • Audit qualification, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or equivalent

  • Previous experience as Head of Audit in a large corporate or equivalent in complexity

  • Accountancy qualification would be an advantage

  • Ability to work as a member of a team and as an individual

  • Strong Word and Excel skills

  • Strong analytical skills
  • An ability to cope and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment with varied and multiple demands
  • Personal drive to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident in challenging senior management
  • Professionalism at all times maintaining integrity and independence
  • Ability to communicate at all levels to provide support and suitable challenge to functional leads
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • Ability to influence decision making
  • Attention to detail & accuracy

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary of up to £65,000 plus car allowance


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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