Head of Financial Compliance and Risk

London, City of London
£60000 - £61000 per annum
12 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Olivia Scales
Job role
Public sector
Contract type
Part time

In this role, you will mainly focus on risk management, particularly around fraud-investigation. You will lead on all projects and deliver findings to the board.

Client Details

Our client ensures the effective running of the government, supporting and advising different to ensure stability. It is central to government and highly influential.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Maintain the Strategic Risk Register and co-ordinates departmental and manage the associated external audit.
  • Provide Secretariat support for the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Establish a framework of prudent and effective controls, in order for risks to be assessed.
  • Provide training and support for junior members of the team.
  • Lead on developing the Audit and Risk Committee annual work programme.
  • Manage and monitor the financial approvals process.
  • Lead and manage the implementation a anti-fraud and corruption standards.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Be fully-qualified and a professional accountancy qualification.
  • Have a minimum of post-qualification experience (or equivalent).
  • Have proven leadership capabilities and be able to give examples of these.
  • Have strong technical credibility with the proven ability to work with financial and non-financial colleagues to deliver high quality results.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to provide insights for senior level audiences.
  • The ability to develop productive relationships and effective networks with senior stakeholders across government organisations.
  • Well-developed general business and commercial skills that enable you to play a central role in successful project or operational delivery.
  • Experience in one or more areas where strategic, leadership and commercial skills can be developed.

Job Offer

The chance to play a highly significant role in an enviable position, working for a central organisation within our country.