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Financial Controls Senior Assurance Specialist

Leeds, Yorkshire
£41,782 to £44,932
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Our exciting and interesting role would suit anyone who wants to work in a dynamic environment with a desire to develop their knowledge of HMRC s systems, processes and controls. The successful candidate will join a welcoming team, leading on and making a significant contribution to team priorities including: Providing expert advice, challenge and assurance to Change teams to ensure standards for financial controls, financial segregation of duties and finance data are embedded into the design of more complex new and changing systems and processes. Providing assurance over compliance with Financial Controls and Financial Segregation Standards by reviewing existing systems and processes. Working collaboratively across HMRC to reduce the risk of internal and external fraud, error and money laundering in HMRC s processes. The posts do not currently include line management responsibilities, but this may be part of the role in future. Person specification The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who thrives on working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. They will pro-actively manage their own workload and responsibilities, managing deadlines and conflicting priorities to deliver effective outcomes. They will embrace change and will exercise sound judgment (supported by strong analytical and evaluation skills) to identify and resolve problems and make improvement recommendations, including in situations where there is no existing clear precedent, understanding the detail and the bigger picture. They will have highly developed interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence, with evidence of influencing and engaging in a large dispersed organisation. They will thrive on collaborating with others, whether team colleagues or others across HMRC at a variety of grades, influencing stakeholders and building effective relationships to deliver optimal results. They will be proficient at tailoring communications to fit the audience and presenting facts and recommendations verbally and in clear, succinct and persuasive papers. They will take pride in their work and seek to continually improve team processes. They will seek and act on opportunities to enhance the Financial Controls and Finance Data Standards. NOTE: The role will involve some travel with occasional overnight stays and may include HR management responsibilities. The successful candidate is expected to: Remain in post for a minimum of 2 years. Complete training and professional exams to become a member of the Government Counter Fraud profession (if not already a member). Desirable criteria Knowledge/experience of one or more of the following: Risk Management in processes/systems Process controls and assurance Control Frameworks Internal Auditing Membership of the Government Counter Fraud profession Experience of working collaboratively: Across grade and business areas In geographically-dispersed teams Benefits Learning and development tailored to your role An environment with flexible working options A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity A with an average employer contribution of 27
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  • Job Reference: 707259565-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: HMRC
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £41,782 to £44,932
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent