Internal Controls Advisor

Job Title: Internal Controls Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Reference: 3694704_1571039853
Contact Name: Robert Warwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 14, 2019 08:57

Job Description

Your new company

Your new company is a leading offshore Oil & Gas drilling company, with impressive offices set in London, as well as operations around the world, and now looking to hire you as an Interim Internal Controls Advisor, within their Internal Controls function which has headcount split between London and Liverpool. They are a large business with quite a corporate feel at head office level - as well as owning over 50 drilling rigs. Their versatile fleet of rigs comprises drillships, jack-up, semi-submersibles and tender rigs for operations in shallow to ultra-deepwater areas in both harsh and benign environments.

This Internal Controls Advisor role is now being hired whilst they recruit for the position on a permanent basis and is expected to last around 3 months.

Your new role

In your new role as Internal Controls Advisor, you will be primarily responsible for assisting with the directing, planning and monitoring of programs that the company has in place to ensure that their directives, procedures and policies that are being practiced comply with company directives as well as Sox. This will require you to spend time working closely with the finance teams in order to aide them in managing effective internal controls over financial reporting, and to address deficiencies with the teams and the Head of Internal Controls.

This role will report directly to the Head of Internal Controls, and you will be assisting them with the design and implementation of internal controls over financial reporting (ICOFR) to ensure that they are compliant with the requirements of PCAOB standards and Sox. You will then need to perform quality reviews certain controls that are implemented to provide assurance on reliability of the Risk and Control Matrix (RACM).

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience and knowledge of auditing principles and internal control frameworks, ideally this will be COSO 2013
  • Demonstrated experience in a commercial compliance or audit role.
  • Experience of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements
  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA
  • Strong understanding of internal controls, compliance & risk assessments and process improvements.

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