Internal Controls Specialist

Kindred Group
London - Hybrid Working
Competitive Salary and Benefits
21 Aug 2023
30 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

The role of the Internal Controls Specialist is to support the Business Process Manager in building an ESG Controls Framework and supporting on the Financial Controls Framework. 

What you will do 

  • Support in building up the ESG controls framework. 
  • Walkthrough and documentation of processes and controls 
  • Test design and operating effectiveness of controls. 
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and proactively communicate these to the Business Process Manager. 
  • Monitor and support stakeholders with remediation of controls.  
  • Escalate control issues to the Business Process Manager timely. 
  • Produce templates for policies and procedures and review ones created by stakeholders. 
  • Prepare first level reporting for Executives to be reviewed by the Business Process Manager. 
  • Support in components of the Group's Financial Internal Controls programme such as documenting controls in new areas, testing controls, and reviewing self-assessments.   
  • Support the delivery and maintenance of all areas including entity level controls, process narratives, flowcharts, Risk & Control Matrices, other procedural documentation and the development of an efficient testing methodology.  
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the organisation including, the Head of Sustainability, HR, Finance etc.   

Skills and Behaviours 

The ideal candidate for this position will have prior experience of designing and implementing Internal Controls for a large corporation. 

  • ACA, ACCA or CIA (or equivalent) qualified professional. 
  • 3+ years' experience in internal audit or internal controls. 
  • Strong understanding of internal controls and SOx concepts. 
  • Ability to work autonomously. 
  • Display excellent attention to detail. 
  • Excellent writing & verbal communication skills. 
  • Proactive stakeholder management and ability to influence. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. 

Desirable Experience 

  • ITGC testing experience. 
  • Experience using data analytics. 
  • Experience in building ESG Controls Framework.

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