Job: Internal Control Officer

Salary £20,000 – £23,000
Location Northwich
Job Information

Our clients are a leading International bank and due to recent growth within the company they are now looking to recruit an experienced Internal Control Officer to join there Northwich office.

Why work in Internal Control?
The Bank’s Operational Risk Management policy, is to fully understand all risks to which it is exposed and to proactively manage and mitigate these wherever they arise. Working in Internal Control provides an opportunity for an individual who is looking for a challenging and varied position, working closely with all areas of the Bank, and if achieved successfully could bring fantastic career opportunities.

Your day-to-day responsibilities:
The prime purpose for the role will be to carry out independent audit/review of business operations, regulatory compliance and financial systems within the Bank. The role also involves:

  • Monitoring departments’ timely implementation of compliance recommendations.
  • Working with different business areas to ensure they are compliant.
  • Investigating allocated control failures whilst promoting the robust compliance & risk awareness culture of the Bank.
  • Administration and oversight of the Internal control thematic reviews. 
  • Manage internal audit observations while providing metric and reports to management.
  • Undertake analysis and prepare management reporting on key control remediation activities.
  • Provide support and oversight of all activities that deliver the risk framework.

Person/Experience required:

  • Communication: Appropriate written/verbal communication to effectively carry out role.
  • Team Working: Collaboration with own team and other employees.
  • Results Focus: Drive to achieve objectives/results.
  • Personal Effectiveness: Organising self/teams to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Influencing/Persuading: Ability to obtain agreement and cooperation through consensus.
  • Information Gathering: Collects detailed information from a wide range of sources, using relevant means.


Key skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Good communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent organisation skills with good attention to detail.
  • Methodical and accurate
  • Understands how to treat confidential information
  • Flexible and able to prioritise a changing to do list
  • Friendly and helpful, trustworthy and reliable
  • Good numeracy and analytical ability

For more information or indeed to apply for this exciting opportunity please send your current CV via the “Apply Now” button and one of our team will call you back to discuss the role and the recruitment process in greater detail.

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