Finance Manager - Group Control Framework (Flexible Location)

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
01 May 2021
17 May 2021
Approved employers
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Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Flexible - Any Sainsbury's Store Support Centre and Home

In a nutshell

As a key member of the Control Team, this is a great opportunity to not only ensure that the Retail 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

Provide strong leadership to the Control Analysts and develop colleagues to progress their careers

Maintain the internal control framework for the Finance Operations team

Manage the coordination of all external audit enquiries

Manage the coordination of and reporting on Internal Audit actions

Support the Senior Finance Manager and team with coordination of the Group Authorisation policy ensuring all transactions are appropriately governed

Support the Senior Finance Manager with the review and maintenance of relevant Risk documentation

What you need to know and show

Qualified Accountant with large corporate experience

Internal audit experience and / or experience of operating under Sarbanes-Oxley (Sox) highly desirable

Experience of large-scale payment processing and financial accounting operations

Good knowledge of financial controls, end-to-end accounting processes and the drivers of process efficiency

Previous experience with finance systems is desirable

Previous experience or leadership of small to medium size teams

Excellent communicator and relationship builder with financial and non-financial stakeholders

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

Directly or indirectly manages

2 Control Analysts

Support we will provide

Access to personal development tools e.g. Bitesize talks, online self-development tools, internal mentoring etc.


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