Internal Controls Analyst

Posted 25 May 2023
Salary £35000 - £39000 per annum + Hybrid + Excellent Benefits
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
Contact NamePaul Butterfill

Job description

Internal Controls Analyst

You will be responsible for client related Internal Controls and Quality Assurance. This team ensures controls remain robust and resilient to the changing operating environment

The successful candidate will provide support across the Group on all matters concerning the Internal Controls Framework

Key responsibilities:

Internal Controls

  • Provide insight and drive best practice in relation to the internal control environment
  • Design and deliver checklist/control updates and new procedures in response to areas such as changes in regulation/legislation, feedback from the business and new risks / incidents identified
  • Undertake a systematic review of all policies, procedures and checklists to ensure they are robust, scalable and meet the changing business requirements
  • Work with project teams to provide advice on the controls to be implemented as a result of ie technology changes
  • Assist with the delivery of audit programme's with the external auditors

Quality Assurance

  • Assist with the design of testing
  • Review and analysis of testing undertaken by other team members
  • Analyse findings to provide thematic feedback and recommendations for control and other improvements
  • Work proactively with key stakeholders to help drive measurable improvements against areas identified in the reviews, to include specific training and development needs


  • Demonstrate effective communications with the team and the business providing regular reporting feedback so that all targets are met and stakeholders are engaged
  • Contribute towards the business as a whole, for instance, in identifying improvements and efficiencies that could apply across the business and liaising with the Business Improvement Team, IT and Risk teams to implement
  • Ad-hoc tasks that may be required to be undertaken as the business may require

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

  • 1-2 years work experience in an internal controls / quality assurance / internal audit role
  • Very high level of integrity and dependability
  • Strong internal and external communication and excellent interpersonal skills, together with the ability to develop good working relationships within the business
  • Positive and proactive approach
  • Some practical experience in developing policies and procedures would be an advantage
  • Logical approach and ability to analyse data and strong excel skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and proactively identify and deal with problems
  • The successful candidate would be expected to be studying for or have obtained professional qualifications supportive of the skills, knowledge and expertise set out above.

There is a requirement to travel to various locations for this role, for both team management purposes and for building relations with colleagues and teams in other Group jurisdictions