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Group Controls Accountant

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~~Robert Walters – Group Controls Accountant – Permanent – Hybrid – Redditch - £50,000 - £65,000 per annum~~ An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and engaging Accountant to join a growing team within a leading business in its industry. This role offers the chance to blend accounting rigour with a commercial mindset, providing the second line of defence for financial, reporting, operational and compliance controls. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help build and grow the internal controls environment, support projects with risk assessment and mitigation, and advise on risk and control matters.

Key responsibilities of the Group Controls Accountant:

  • Monitor and maintain the risk and controls matrix in collaboration with the wider Controls Team
  • Lead quarterly risk discussions within respective business process areas
  • Stay informed with business transformation projects
  • Review current processes to identify risks and recommend controls
  • Identify control weaknesses, non-standard processes, and manual workarounds
  • Ensure there is appropriate debate, discussion and challenge of risks and mitigations
  • Partake in projects where a Financial Control representative is required
  • Process and respond to risk and control change requests
  • Ensure timely closure of recommendations

Key essentials of the Group Controls Accountant

  • Qualified accountant or Internal Auditor (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, MCIIA, CIA or equivalent).
  • Exposure to and an effective understanding of internal controls over financial reporting and controls testing.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

At the Robert Walters Group, we endeavour to contact all candidates to register their details. However, due to the high number of applications we receive, if we have not reached out to you within 72 hours, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Internal Auditor

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Location: Redditch

Job Reference: YGLE0M-BC8E7617

Date posted: 22 May 2024

Consultant: Beatriz Fernandez-Conde Catala N

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Beatriz Fernandez-Conde Catala N

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