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Compliance Analyst

  • Salary: £160 - £200 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Risk & Compliance
  • Date posted: 10/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358081A

My client, a well known global media company based in the city of London, is currently seeking a Compliance Analyst to join their team on a 6 month contract.

You should ideally be available or on a maximum of 2 week's notice.

This position will act as a member of the Corporate Compliance team (International Region) ensuring that internal controls are adequately designed, documented, tested and compliant with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 act.

The position will be responsible for validating and executing the Corporate Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance strategy, and will assist in the implementation, coordination and execution of Sarbanes-Oxley 404.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Provide the business units with guidance and a framework for implementing SOX 404, based on Corporate strategy
  • Ensure that the business units in the region comply with the provisions of SOX 404
  • Guide and assist the business units in their evaluation/design effectiveness, summarization and documentation of controls to address process risks
  • Guide and assist the business units with process/control review and update, in-line with relevant business and change initiatives
  • Develop and review control test plans
  • Manage and perform testing of controls to evaluate operating effectiveness
  • Provide support during external and internal audit process
  • Ensure that the SOX repository tool is maintained/updated on a timely basis for the region
  • Guide and assist the business units, in the region, to utilise SOX as a means of implementing best practices.
  • Drive project initiatives under guidance of the Director, Corporate Compliance for a wide variety of tasks including, financial process transformation and Sarbanes Oxley initiatives.

Skills & Competencies

  • Educated to degree level
  • Part/Newly qualified in a recognised finance qualification
  • Minimum 4 years of finance experience
  • Experience in internal controls compliance
  • Familiarity with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other regulatory compliance is essential
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to present to senior level management
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Personally motivated and able to work under pressure