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Risk and Control Manager

Ref: 921247

  • €50,000 - €62,000
  • 18 Jun 2019
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Perm

Our client is a global leader in the Financial Services sector based in Cork. The Risk and Control Group is a group wide resource, which covers all of the divisions within the Group. The Risk & Control strategy is to support the organization's risk management and internal control framework. The successful candidate will support the organization in the maintenance and development of an effective and efficient risk management and internal control framework.

Job Duties in Brief

Reporting to the Risk and Control Global Manager / Senior Manager, cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with management, external auditors and staff. Manage the day-to-day execution of the annual audit report in a quality manner including the design and documentation of the control framework; and timely work paper completion and review. This will include liaising and working with management across the various divisions and supervision of staff working on the audit / risk report. Work closely with external auditors to assist the auditors in their review of testing performed by Risk and Control. Prepare project status reports for manage­ment covering both the audit report projects and other business process reviews. Manage the execution of control effectiveness reviews in an effective and efficient manner. Work closely with the business to investigate and document the internal risk and control framework. Provide direction, guidance and motivation to staff including goal setting and appraisals. Evaluate resource needs to effectively execute the annual scope of the Risk and Control. Contributing to the development of Risk and Control policies and procedures.

About You

Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college / university. Professional qualification as an accountant, certified internal auditor and / or equivalent level within Risk Management is preferred, but not required. A minimum of 3 years work experience in risk management / internal controls / internal audit function of a financial institution / Big 4 audit firm ideally with experience in the financial services and/or alternative investments industry. Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio Experience of automated internal audit applications / tools, HP Quality Center, ACL, SharePoint, etc. Confident work approach and ability to maintain successful relationships with both external and internal stakeholders. Pro-active with excellent project management and organisational skills. A team player who can work well within the R&C function and also collaborate successfully with other R&C team members and peers within the team . Ability to negotiate and influence senior / middle managers to facilitate change and improvement. Reliable and prepared to undertake international travel.

What We Offer

A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business. Opportunities for personal and professional career development. Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support. Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence. If you’re interested in this or other accountancy jobs, please contact Tom Wilkinson on 021 422 1000 or email