Internal Controls Manager

Dublin, Ireland
29 Dec 2020
29 Jan 2021
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

This is a new role to the business which will give an outstanding and unique career opportunity to join an exciting and fast-growing value fashion retail group. The role is based in our impressive International Headquarters in the heart of Dublin city. Our Internal Controls team is part of the Finance function and services the Primark business.

What the role will involve;

  • Managing people, coaching and team development
  • Support the documentation of E2E processes using Process Maps, creation of RACMs and the development of recommendations for remediation and improvement
  • Manage relationship with third party provider in delivering same
  • Support Process Owners in implementing control improvements and change management
  • Development/Implementation of a repository for process documentation
  • Plan, manage and deliver multiple projects simultaneously
  • Support the implementation of an Internal Controls Target Operating Model
  • Present findings and status updates to management in a clear and concise format
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Other related ad hoc activities, as required
  • Education and Training Required

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent)
  • Project Management qualification would be an advantage
  • Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Approx. 7 years experience (preferably in a retail environment)
  • Experience in managing people
  • Experience in at least one of the following:
  • Big 4 practice, running Finance Transformation or Controls Programme Advisory projects
  • In industry, in an Internal Controls specific role
  • In a U.S. multinational, directly involved in implementing SOx requirements
  • Implementing large scale Change Management projects
  • Experience in Change Management is key
  • Experience in flow-charting and associated rules is essential
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously is essential
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales (ensuring third parties do the same)
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in using a flow-charting tool, preferably Microsoft Visio
  • Experience with Data Analytic tools would be an advantage
  • Oracle Financials would be an advantage
  • Why work with us?

    There’s the competitive salary, of course. But our team in Dublin covers many different countries, giving you the opportunity to work with colleagues from all over the world. We give our people the freedom and space to grow and do things their way. And we have a huge programme of structured learning and development to help with that, covering everything from mindfulness sessions to developing your presenting skills. What’s more, you’ll also be part of a busy, friendly work environment with a gym, café, canteen, choir, book club, running club and plenty of open space to think.

    For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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