IT Compliance & Controls Manager

VML Enterprise Solutions
05 Jun 2024
25 Jun 2024
Job Type
IT Compliance
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Compliance & Controls Manager needed to join our team in Watford.

The opportunity:

You will be a key member of our IT Team, helping to ensure there is a robust data & technology controls framework. This role offers an excellent opportunity to make a genuine impact on the company's risk and compliance frameworks across the EMEA region.

What you'll be doing:

This position will involve the following tasks/deliverables:

  • Establishing, embedding and enhancing a comprehensive data and controls framework across the EMEA region that reflects WPP guidance;
  • Conduct regular checks and operational audits to ensure adherence to the data and controls framework;
  • Identifying potential risks and control deficiencies, and recommending appropriate actions to mitigate these risks and deficiencies;
  • Preparing detailed audit reports, highlighting findings, recommendations, and opportunities for continuous improvement;
  • Collaborating with stakeholders from across the business to foster a culture of compliance and risk management;
  • Monitor and track the implementation of audit recommendations, ensuring timely and appropriate remediation actions are taken;
  • Staying updated on changes in regulations, industry best practice and WPP guidance to ensure the data and controls framework remains effective and up–to–date;
  • Provide training and guidance to internal staff on internal controls, compliance and risk management principles.
What we want from you:
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, regulations and auditing standards;
  • Proficient in conducting audits, risk assessments, and control evaluations.
  • Excellent analytical and problem–solving skills;
  • Proficient in using audit software and other tools like Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely present findings and recommendations to stakeholders at various levels;
  • Strong organisation and time management skills to effectively prioritise tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as independently.
What we can offer you:

Alongside the opportunity to work with some of the most exciting brands around the world, we'll also prioritise your career development and help you grow your skills. We'll empower you to make a difference, allow you to be yourself, and respect who you are.

We offer a great benefits package including hybrid working that works for everyone, a discretionary bonus scheme, training opportunities, competitive pension, medical insurance, life assurance, social events, opportunities to buy and sell holidays, family friendly policies, discounts with hundreds of retailers and much more.

Our personality and behaviours: We believe that we are what we do, not just what we say. Our shared values and behaviours show how to bring the VML Enterprise Solution's culture to life through the actions we all take every day:

  • Connect Meaningfully
  • Inspire Creatively
  • Include Purposefully
  • Approach Positively

Our brilliant, talented people are what makes VML Enterprise Solutions what we are. That's why we look for people who go beyond and always push our thinking to be better than yesterday.

AT VML Enterprise Solutions

Our Enterprise Solutions division houses strategic consultants, creative and technical architects and skilled developers and operators that together help some of the world's leading organisations to deliver outstanding digital experiences across all major routes to market worldwide: marketplaces, online retailers, D2C, B2B and social platforms. With over 4,200 experts in 55 operational centres across 34 countries, our capabilities span the entire buying journey from customer acquisition, through engagement, to conversion and loyalty, driving multi–channel growth for world–leading brands.

We work with some of the most exciting brands such as The Coca–Cola Company, EY, Bosch, Unilever, Ford, DFS, Mercedes–Benz, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, Sainsbury's, Selfridges, Shell and Tiffany & Co. We've built over 500 platforms for brands and retailers and generate in excess of $29bn annually for our clients and work with over 50 strategic partners including Adobe, SAP, Salesforce, HCL, Shopify, Sitecore, BigCommerce, commerce tools and Acquia. Our reputation is based on our people, and we believe we have some of the best in the business.

As our business grows internationally, we're looking for new people to join us on our journey to inspire and take a key role in shaping some of the best commerce solutions, services, and websites in the world. Working as a team, no problem is insurmountable; we share in our client's successes and believe that anyone can show creative bravery no matter what their role is in the team.

At VML, we are committed to fostering an all–inclusive work environment that is both rewarding and career–forward. Our Inclusion, Equity & Belonging initiatives, alongside the VML Foundation, reflect our dedication to giving back and making a positive impact in our communities and beyond. Our people are the heartbeat of our organization–creators, doers, innovators, makers, and thinkers–who drive not just marketing, but meaningful experiences that resonate in every action and interaction.

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