Finance Analyst - Group Control Framework (Flexible Location)

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
06 Dec 2021
15 Dec 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Qualified accountant

London (Holborn) or Manchester & Home

Reporting to
Finance Manager, Group Control Framework

In a nutshell
As a key member of the Control Team, this is a great opportunity to not only ensure that the Group Financial Control environment is effective, but also to add value through liaison with a wide variety of stakeholders across the business to further develop the Financial Control Framework.

What you need to do
  • Provide guidance on the design and deliver testing of controls across all relevant areas and functions of the business to ensure that they are designed and operating effectively
  • Liaise with business stakeholders to understand key business changes that impact financial reporting and help design effective controls to mitigate the risks
  • Strengthen the control environment by enhancing and standardising control documentation
  • Support the maintenance of the internal control framework for the Finance Operations team
  • Support with the coordination of all external audit enquiries
  • Support with the coordination of and reporting on Internal Audit actions
  • Support the team with coordination of the Group Authorisation policy ensuring all transactions are appropriately governed

What you need to know and show
  • Qualified Accountant / studying towards an accountancy qualification
  • Internal audit experience and / or experience of operating under Sarbanes-Oxley (Sox) highly desirable
  • Experience of large-scale payment processing and financial accounting operations
  • Previous experience with finance systems is desirable
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience using Blackline an advantage
  • An understanding of Supply Chain, Logistics and Retail processes an advantage
  • The ability to proactively engage with the business and motivate and influence others
  • The ability to communicate clearly and to influence a range of stakeholders effectively

What decisions I can make including budget
  • Assess and recommend areas for further control and process efficiency improvements

Support we will provide
  • Access to personal development tools e.g. Bitesize talks, online self-development tools, internal mentoring etc.

What we offer

If being part of a hugely influential team wasn't enough, you'll also receive a host of great benefits. As well as a competitive salary and a huge range of learning and development opportunities, you'll also enjoy a bonus scheme, holiday allowance, pension, a save as you earn scheme and staff discounts at Sainsbury's, Argos and Habitat.

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.


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