5d ago

Operating within a demanding and changing statutory and regulatory environment, the role requires high professional standards and energy levels.

This role is key to the UK Financial Control team supporting compliance with relevant RSA and IFC Group policies, underpinning the Canadian NI52-109 regulatory standard for internal financial controls.

Your work must therefore be undertaken with high degrees of professional excellence, diligence and tenacity. You will work closely with the Financial Control Business Partners providing support and driving improvements with the financial control environment of the UK business.

You will spend your time undertaking controls design and operating effectiveness testing and supporting the business through any required remediation activity to ensure an effective financial control environment.

As part of the quarterly reporting cycle you will support the UK&I Financial Control Team Leader in the collation of reporting MI.

You will add value through your flexibility, understanding of how things work in RSA and your pragmatic approach to testing and remediation.

Role Requirements

  • Liaising with Business Partners to agree quarterly test plans to ensure compliance with Group Policy
  • Planning and performing Financial Control tests in order to give robust and trusted assurance as to the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment
  • Supporting the Financial Control Team Leader in preparation of quarterly MI reporting
  • Testing will cover a wide variety of processes and business areas and will involve liaising with colleagues at all levels of the business.
  • Providing recommendations and advice on control activity and any improvements which can be made. Ensuring information is presented clearly, unambiguously and in a readily comprehensible and appropriate format for the audience and business purpose
  • Contributing to a wide variety of projects and initiatives as required
  • Providing support to regional colleagues as required.
  • Responsibilities

  • Strong accounting / auditing experience with relevant qualification(s)
  • Financial Controls experience in the financial services environment would be desirable, but not essential (training will be given)
  • Effective and robust presentation of information (oral, written and graphic)
  • Ability and confidence to assess controls performance and opportunities to further improve / remediate
  • Financial Control range of knowledge
  • Ability to understand a process in totality, identifying and assessing key financial reporting risks and therefore the appropriate controls requirements and design
  • Self starter who has a confident ability to work under tight timescales, dealing with various stakeholder groups and manage and deliver expectations robustly
  • Adherence to RSA protocols and procedures eg confidentiality, Legislative or Regulatory requirements
  • About Us

    A welcoming, diverse and inclusive culture is an important element for RSA in our best-in-class ambition. RSA thrives when everyone feels comfortable bringing their best self to work.

    We celebrate difference, whilst striving to create an environment where colleagues feel respected and valued for their unique potential.

    Our commitment to diversity is sincere, continually growing and led right from the top. If you require flexibility in when, where or how you work, we’d love to hear from you.

    We also want to ensure that you are supported throughout the application process to enable you to be at your best. If you require adjustments during your application process, please flag this on your application form.

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