Group Internal Financial Control Manager - 39 hours per week

Ref: 26571

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3RN


Join Our Team as a Group Internal Financial Controls Manager!

Are you an expert in internal controls with a passion for process improvement? We are seeking a Group Internal Financial Controls Manager to play a key role in enhancing our financial governance and supporting our business transformation initiatives.

About the role

The role will require you to work on a hybrid basis (two days per week) from our Support Office in Handforth (Cheshire)

Key Responsibilities will include;

  • Managing and implementing the Group's Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) in line with the UK Corporate Governance Code
  • Acting as a subject matter expert on ICFR, ensuring robust internal controls are designed and implemented
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to assess and mitigate risks impacting financial reporting
  • Leading the testing and evaluation of control effectiveness, managing remediation actions for deficiencies
  • Developing and maintaining ICFR documentation, including process narratives, flowcharts and risk matrices
  • Delivering training and guidance on ICFR best practices to control owners and operators
  • Supporting the management of our Governance Risk and Compliance software, ensuring accurate documentation and reporting
  • Communicating compliance status and trends to Executive Management and the Audit & Risk Committee

About you

  • Experience in internal/external audit, internal controls, risk management or regulatory compliance within a FTSE Listed group
  • Strong knowledge of balance sheet and income statement dynamics
  • Experience documenting business processes and controls
  • Proven ability to evaluate Design and Operating Effectiveness under Internal Controls Framework
  • Sox/Internal audit/Big 4 experience preferred
  • Process improvement qualifications (e.g., Lean Six Sigma) are a plus

What We Offer

  • A pivotal role in shaping our internal controls and governance framework
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • A collaborative and high-profile team environment

Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you.

Apply Now! If you’re ready to make a significant impact and help drive our financial controls to new heights, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today to become our next Group Internal Financial Controls Manager and be a part of our journey towards operational excellence and compliance.

Join us and be instrumental in strengthening our internal controls and supporting our business strategy!


Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 22-07-2024

Expiry Date: 27-07-2024