Internal Controls Manager

Michael Page
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Healthcare & Pension
20 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
JN -012022-4580457
George Wearden
Job role
Internal audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

To support the Head of Internal Controls in the design, implementation and evolution of internal controls to mitigate risks.

Client Details

The business are a FTSE 100 listed organisation based in Lancashire.


The Internal Controls Manager's key responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Ensure that the controls programme covers all material risks to the business through scoping and analysis of the business process, designing of appropriate controls and testing against the risk and control matrices and COSO principles
  • Ensure further development and improvement of our internal controls environment in a rapidly growing global business
  • Work with the Group and Subsidiary teams to ensure our controls are appropriately designed, standardised, documented, that controls map to the correct risks and the COSO framework
  • Develop a deep knowledge of business activities to ensure the control structure is well targeted and designed
  • Support the Head of Internal Controls to provide leadership with the wider business, and within the controls team, demonstrating best practice in delivery of an internal controls programme and engaging with wider business
  • Support and champion remediation efforts to ensure controls remain robust
  • Be part of the business meetings, read updates and collect the key trends for the period, be inquisitive, match the information gathered to your understanding of the business and challenge when something doesn't feel right


The successful Internal Controls Manager should have;

  • Accounting qualification - ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a senior capacity either within a business that is subject to SOX reporting or as an auditor at a manager/senior manager level covering clients in the same space
  • Awareness of how to audit and drive efficiency in control designs and the requirements and challenges associated with that
  • Experience of either developing or auditing a control framework from risk identification through to control design and maintain an effective RACM aligned with the COSO principles
  • Be a strong communicator, lead meetings and possess an ability to develop trusting and credible relationships at all levels of the business and across various teams
  • Strong Excel skills
  • An understanding of IT systems and operation will be helpful

Job Offer

The successful Internal Controls Manager will receive;

  • Competitive salary of 55,000-65,000 depending on experience,
  • Discretionary bonus,
  • Excellent discounts,
  • Competitive package

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