Controls and Compliance Analyst

  • Location:

    Coventry, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    Up to £43000.00 per annum

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

JOB TITLE: Controls and Compliance Analyst


Location: Coventry
Salary: £43,000pa

Clearance: N/A

Role Purpose

This is an exciting role and represents an excellent opportunity for career growth and development as a Controls Analyst within the heart of Cadent's CFO function. Working with Process and Control owners and third-party external Service Providers to identify key financial risks and mitigating controls, whilst ensuring process documentation are kept up to date and maintained to high standards.

As a respected point of contact you`ll regularly interface with external auditors and third parties on planning and scoping of key controls and processes to ensure the Controls team continues to deliver to audit requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supporting the management team with risk assessments, end to end process reviews, remediation plans, design & implementation of key controls and agreeing annual testing cycles.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality assurance over process documentation.
  • Identifying and promoting best practice and communicating where process improvements can be made, both within the team and in the wider business.
  • Identifying key compliance weaknesses and communicating results to key stakeholders.
  • Mindful of any changing requirements in legislation and external standards and highlighting these to Controls and Compliance Team Manager for onward communication and consideration.
  • Interfacing with Cadent Finance, IT and HR teams, when performing Risk Assessments along with regular reporting of key issues and key control testing.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of regulatory or operational controls, or wider internal control frameworks both Business and ITGC
  • Ability to understand and critically assess and map business processes and controls
  • Strong technical accounting or auditing skills with a working knowledge of tax and company law
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance experience (execution, testing and consolidation)
  • Experience of writing Process Flow Commentaries, Risk and Control Matrices (RACM) & test scripts.
  • Proficient use and knowledge of business systems and analytical tools (Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


At Cadent we've got a whole host of standard and flexible benefits. You'll get 25 days holiday + statutory days with the option to buy/sell also, a generous pension plan as well as the opportunity to earn bonus. Flexible benefits include: cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car, insurance and healthcare packages plus access to our Occupational Health services

Controls and Compliance Analyst

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