Controls Over Financial Reporting - Manager

Job Title: Controls Over Financial Reporting - Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Reference: 13993277/001_1555608546
Contact Name: Rebecca Scuffam
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 18, 2019 18:29

Job Description

UK lead responsible for identifying and mitigating business risks relating to financial reporting and internal controls.

Client Details

Our client is one of the largest independent bulk liquid storage providers with more than 4 million cubic metres of storage capacity.

Their people are the key to their success. They aim to recruit and retain the best people they can to provide innovative solutions to business challenges.


  • Discussion and documentation of business processes alongside key stakeholders, ensuring completeness and accuracy
  • Identify and communicate issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk
  • Evaluate and report on remediation work for previously identified issues
  • Develop and execute audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives
  • Obtain and review evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented
  • Ensure adherence at all times to all applicable department and professional standards
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to enhance the service offering of the function
  • Reporting to the Supervisor of Internal Audit and working with one other team member in Canada
  • Working autonomously to timescales and plans set with the Supervisor of Internal Audit
  • Implementing a new internal controls framework
  • Educating the business on the importance of key controls


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, or the equivalent combination of Education, training, and work experience
  • Accounting Qualification:ACA/ACCA/CIA/CIMA
  • Minimum of four years audit experience at a public accounting firm assessing internal controls over financial reports at mid or large size corporations is required
  • Ability to travel within the UK and Western Europe for approximately 15-20 weeks of the year
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments
  • Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change
  • Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently; proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward desired outcome
  • Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with excellent or developing negotiation skills

Job Offer

  • International Travel (15-20 weeks to Europe and Canada)
  • Career Progression
  • Autonomous working with supervision from the Internal Audit team in Canada
  • Liaising with key stakeholders
  • Internal opportunities with the company
  • Surrey base (Redhill)
  • Internal Audit / Internal Controls / Financial Reporting / Financial Compliance