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Data Risk and Controls Manager

Job Title: Data Risk and Controls Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car + 30% Bonus
REF: CG2906DRC_1530284154
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an undeniable employer of choice and sought after FTSE Group, is looking to source a top calibre professional for an exciting and pivotal vacancy as Data Risk and Controls Manager. You will be an integral part of the business, working with Department Heads and Directors to increase cross-functional engagement and collaboration, to implement 'smarter' investigations and more efficient ways of identifying risk across more than 1000 sites.

Main duties include:
* Preparing strategy to incorporate an analytical review of data to assist Operational Audit Team and contributing to targeted control testing at sites
* Advise teams to identify where anomalies and trends may highlight needed audit focus
* Provide advisory and execution support in operational audits using analytics output during all relevant stages
* Liaise with other Senior Managers to discuss results and communicate best practice to help drive an improved control environment
* Develop and maintain a suite of reporting including dashboards on audit & action plan progress, level of assurance gained and key risk indicators
* Manage key control self-assessment site reporting, comparing data analytics results and identify inconsistencies
* Mentor and lead 3 direct reports

Key skills and experience required:
* Excellent academic record including ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualification and degree from a highly regarded University
* Experience gleaned either in big 4 practice on in a risk and controls role in a fast-paced, complex blue chip environment
* A broad understanding of business processes, evaluating risks and designing and implementing controls
* Strong leadership and coaching skills
* Highly analytical with an ability to identify core issues and provide assessments grounded in logic
* Confident communicator who can build relationships with ease, equally capable of challenging senior stakeholders where necessary.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a technically strong, analytically-minded risk and controls professional, to make a genuine impact on the business. You'll be given full autonomy to lead the process and leave you own legacy by driving change and implementing new and innovative ways of working.

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