Senior IT Controls Specialist (IT SOX / IT Audit / IT Risk)

London (North), London (Greater) - Hybrid 3 days h
£60,000 - £70,000
07 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is one of the fastest-growing FTSE 100 blue-chips - on a quest to find a Senior IT Systems Controls Specialist (IT SOX / IT Audit / IT Risk / Technology Risk).

Working in a fast-paced, dynamic and commercial environment, you will take ownership for all aspects of the design, development and monitoring of the Group's internal controls framework and system-related controls including but not limited to ITGC and JML controls. This will entail implementing the governance and monitoring of IT and system-based controls, documentation of the associated risks and controls, training of a wide range of stakeholders and providing deliverables and liaising with the Group's auditors.

The role is based in Hertfordshire, North London offering flexible hybrid working (2 days/wk in the office and 3 days/wk work from home).

Responsibilities range from:

  • Identifying, designing and ongoing monitoring of all IT general controls (automated and process level) system-generated report controls and Joiners Movers Leavers controls
  • Responsible for design improvements, ongoing maintenance and monitoring of the Group's Financial Controls Framework
  • Liaise with Finance, and the wider business, to deliver training and embed processes and controls
  • Responsible for ensuring that all risk and control matrices and process flows remain up to date and well documented
  • Presentation to Senior Finance Leadership in relation to Financial Controls
  • Identification of control deficiencies and leading on the design and delivery of remediation plans
  • Responsible for continuous monitoring of controls using the compliance tool and designing new control monitoring routines within this tool
  • Responsible for working, as a member of the Financial Controls and Process Improvement team, on change projects across Finance and the wider business to embed processes and controls
  • Liaising with external Auditors, addressing requests and assisting with driving improvements raised by external stakeholders

This opportunity will ignite your IT controls / IT audit / technology risk career, unlike any other. The role has arisen due to an internal promotion and there will be a number of fast-track career progression opportunities available.

Whether this represents your first move out of practice, or a switch in industry, your number one quality must be confidence and the ability to work in a constantly changing and rapidly growing environment.

Skills & Experience


  • Systems controls / IT Controls or IT SOX experience - CISA qualification preferable
  • ITGC controls experience preferable
  • SoD / JML experience preferable
  • Experience of Oracle is desirable but not required

This team will help YOU to shape YOUR career.

If you are looking for an IT controls role with a genuine purpose this is it!

For further details and to register your interest please apply with your full CV details.


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