Interim Finance Risk & Controls Consultant

Location London
Discipline: Risk & Quantitative Finance, Audit, Finance & Accounting
Contact name: John Nestor

Contact email: john.nestor@greshamhunt.com
Job ref: 973

Gresham Hunt have been engaged by a Leading Banking Group who are looking to bring on an Interim Finance Risk & Control professional to support the wider Finance team.

Essential Skills –

  • Qualified accountant with experience in Risk and Control or external audit
  • Experience of performing controls testing in line with annual test plans
  • Working with Finance to ensure that risks and issues are well understood and action plans are completed
  • Updating risk and controls logs and systems to ensure that they are recorded correctly
  • You will have delivered accurate MI and have experience of the process of ‘Review and Challenge’
  • Experience supporting risk assessments and documenting process flows
  • Naturally, you will have great communication skills and be confident driving change and making recommendations on how we can improve our function

Project Commentary –

  • This position is responsible for Finance controls testing and documentation and making sure we continually improve our risk framework and controls
  • Assisting in the preparation and co-ordination of the Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) across Finance
  • Leading on controls testing programs and test of effectiveness
  • Assessing both design and execution of controls
  • Ensuring appropriate closure of action plans developed in response to ineffective controls/control gaps
  • Developing Finance policies and procedures to address the areas of risk/control gaps
  • Looking after a library of key process documentation across Finance
  • Making recommendations to improve the quality of the first level control framework
  • Updating risk and controls logs and systems to make sure that they are recorded correctly
  • Working closely with the whole Finance team to understand risks and issues and create appropriate action plans