Head of Financial Compliance and Risk

Michael Page
London, City of London
£60000 - £61000 per annum
18 May 2018
06 Jun 2018
Olivia Scales
Job role
Public sector
Contract type
Part time

You will be heading up the Financial Risk and Compliance team, within the Financial Controls and Operations function. You will be responsible for the establishment of the Risk Management Framework, will lead on the implementing of Anti-Fraud and Corruption standards and manage all Risk Management processes throughout the business.

Client Details

Our client plays a crucial part in the effective running of our country. It is responsible for advising the Prime Minister and working with other areas of government, in order to ensure the effective running of the country. It also takes the lead in certain critical policy areas. 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

In this role, you will perform highly significant work that will have a direct impact in how our country is run. You will gain high-levels of exposure, invaluable experience in leading and managing audit and risk management processes and work for an organisation that is central to our country's government.

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