The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers worldwide (as at October 2019). Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments – Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won't just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You'll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development.
About the role
As a Finance Controls Analyst you will perform the annual Financial Controls scoping process to ensure appropriate control coverage for the Quilter Group. You'll manage walkthroughs of high risk and changed processes to assess adequacy of control design. You will take ownership for performing operational effectiveness testing across Finance for the Group Finance function and the Business finance teams.
You'll maintain robust evidence of testing work undertaken, including ensuring that the controls testing tool and testing tracker are up to date at all times. You'll also prepare to a high standard, written deliverables for internal committees in respect of testing progress and status, deficiencies, action items, un-remediated deficiencies and items of concern.
You'll support the Head of Finance Risk with month end controls and risk reporting to the Business, and partner and collaborate with our Businesses, acting as a Subject Matter Expert in respect of financial reporting controls, risks and issues.
You'll deliver elements of internal control training across Finance, support creation of an environment of continuous learning and growth, support the maintenance of the controls system and manage and deliver ad-hoc small projects within the Financial Control Team across various finance teams.
You'll hold, or be working towards a professional qualification in accounting or control (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/IIA) or equivalent. You're likely to hold a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field.
You'll have experience within a large financial services company environment or a Big 4 accounting/audit firm, ideally with external audit or Sarbanes-Oxley experience.
You'll have experience in process and controls mapping and analysis, strong stakeholder management skills, strong analytical, problem solving and issue resolution abilities, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to deliver to tight deadlines.
Desirable experience would include people management, process improvement and experience of running small projects.
No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.
At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.