Risk and Compliance Director - FTSE 100

Carlyle Kingswood Global Limited
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB),
25 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
7+ Years
Experience Level
Mid Level

Our client is a FTSE100 listed company that has grown rapidly over its 30-year history. While it has a strong and experienced executive team, plus a fully resourced internal audit function, with its progression to FTSE100 and continued growth, the company now feels it necessary to recruit an experienced leader for this critical “second line of defense” position within the company.

The intent is to help the company further enhance its compliance and risk framework, as they continue to grow and evolve as a company. In the process, better managing process level risk, enhancing assurance and helping to drive consistency and risk management through periods of change, working alongside the relevant Process Owners and Control Owners to do so. Based in London with flexible working.

You will be: 

  • Responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the business operational and financial risks and related internal controls
  • Monitor and facilitates the implementation of effective risk management practices by operational management and assists the risk owners in reporting adequate risk related information up and down the organisation
  • Refresh the risk management process company-wide, ensuring Risk and Control Matrices (RACM’s) exist, and perform risk assessments with the relevant executive and control owners delivering consistency and quality throughout
  • Reporting to the Audit & Risk Committee / Board on all relevant matters
  • Coordinate and lead relevant training and serve as the reference point of contact for all risk management and controls-related queries
  • Serves as a subject matter expert and point of contact for all controls-related queries
  • Work closely with the General Counsel, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy officer on related projects
  • Coordinate and lead training on financial controls and compliance as required

You will have:

  • 10+ years relevant experience in risk management and controls, preferably within a software environment, with a proven track-record of delivery 
  • Experience working with publicly traded company in the UK or US
  • Understanding of UK Corporate governance code and COSO framework
  • Independent self-starter, confident to exercise judgement and work with limited day-to-day oversight
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work across all levels/functions of a global company
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Hands-on approach, comfortable working within a small focused team

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