Assurance Manager
Glasgow, UK
4d ago

About Aggreko plc : Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future. A future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed.

That’s why at Aggreko, we work round the clock, making sure our customers get the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it all powered by our trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge.

From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the world’s busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth.

Every project is different, so we listen first and design a system supported by our service anywhere, to any scale. Transforming the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organisations and communities across the globe.

Aggreko operates a comprehensive compliance framework designed to guide and support the business to ensure that we do not break applicable laws and regulations.

The primary focus of these frameworks is to prevent fraud, corruption or other unethical practices. We are looking for an Assurance Manager to work within the Group Compliance team to design, implement and subsequently manage an assurance framework.

The objective is to provide assurance on the effectiveness of and adherence to key compliance controls to manage risks related to corruption, fraud, sanctions, export control, data privacy and competition laws.

The Assurance Manager will lead the design of this framework providing their expert knowledge on the identification of areas of risk and control and designing a proportionate risk-based schedule of assurance activities.

This will enable the Compliance team to assess the potential risks to which the business is exposed and to understand the effectiveness of key controls designed to manage those risks.

The Assurance Manager will be responsible for delivering the assurance activities under that framework and reporting on key findings from their work to management.

In addition to a standard assurance programme, there is an appetite to develop a continuous monitoring framework using data analytics to enable the compliance team to identify potential areas of risk.

Whilst delivering assurance activities, the Assurance Manager will also be an ambassador for good practices, taking time to guide and support management and highlighting best practices and opportunities for improvement.

From time to time, the Assurance Manager may be called up on to complete investigation work where it is felt they are best placed to support, Finally, the Assurance Manager will work with the Head of Compliance to improve the current Compliance framework drawing on input from assurance reviews conducted.

We are looking for an individual with a curious mind and strong attention to detail to analyse data and to explore potential areas of risk.

The individual will also need to be a good communicator and trainer, able to explain potential risks and the reasons for key controls to influence behaviours.

The individual will need to be a good team worker and able to develop strong relationships with various teams around the business and be willing to travel when required.

We’re Experts. For this role you will need to be a Chartered Accountant or equivalent with the following skills / experience : 2+ years PQE in audit / assurance / advisory services Technical audit capability Data analysis capability Advanced report writing skills Delivering presentations to senior management Experience in completing and leading investigations Designing and implementing training programmes We’re Dynamic & Innovative.

The individual will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operation of the compliance programme and for designing and implementing an assurance programme to provide insights on the effectiveness of key compliance controls and to identify potential areas of compliance risk.

In particular the tasks will include working with the Head of Compliance to : Design a risk-based compliance assurance framework to test the effectiveness of key controls to manage corruption, sanctions, tax evasion, fraud, data privacy and competition law risks.

Conduct targeted risk assessments to identify and monitor emerging risks. Conduct targeted testing of key controls to ensure they are fit for purpose and are consistently applied.

Conduct thematic and country-specific reviews to assess the effectiveness of the compliance framework. Develop recommendations for corrective actions based on review findings.

Write reports presenting the results from assurance activities, the rationale for findings, risks posed, and action required to address the risks.

Work with business owners and management to agree appropriate action plans and ensure that they understand the issues and are accountable for rectification.

Track agreed actions through to conclusion and report on progress upon completion of reviews. Support with the design and implementation of additional policies and procedures.

Assist with the conduct of internal investigations into alleged breaches of policies. Provide training on key controls.

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