Central Audit, Controls and Compliance Manager

Central Audit, Controls and Compliance Manager Royston, Hertfordshire (additional UK sites with flexible working) Permanent Circa. £75-90K base salary bonus pension benefits Circa. £100-120K package Johnson Matthey are actively seeking a Central Audit, Controls and Compliance Manager to work flexibly from our Royston Office on a permanent basis. The role can also be based from our office in Teesside. Role: The Central Audit, Controls & Compliance Manager will be part of the ERP CoE managing across BSD teams to ensure audit and control compliance across our systems landscape. This role will be accountable for ensuring that all audit, control, and compliance requirements are understood and adhered to across the various BSD applications landscape. This role will be required to work alongside other JM teams including internal and external audit teams, infrastructure and security teams to ensure that the systems and processes are compliant with audit requirements and that controls are being adhered to and monitored in a controlled way. Key responsibilities: Reporting to the Global Head of ERP CoE, the Central Audit, Controls & Compliance Manager will be responsible for the following: Audit & Controls Management Accountable for managing the Audit, Controls & Compliance function across all BSD teams and liaising with other key stakeholders within Infrastructure & Security to ensure alignment with internal audit and other JMIT stakeholders. Contribute to the creation and execution of the ITGC (IT General Controls) Framework. Primarily accountable for ensuring the smooth deployment of the agreed audit schedule. Work with Internal audit to prepare/approve the audit scope, work program, and testing plan for each IT audit assignment. During each audit, provide day-to-day and on-site support to ensure quality of IT Audit services provided. Review draft audit findings, and ensure issues are appropriately vetted and constructed given the circumstances. Review audit output and recommendations and create remediation plans as appropriate. Liaising with both internal and external audit teams, managing audit responses and working and mentoring teams to remediate any actions identified in audit output. Managing both JM Internal teams and outsourced teams to deliver clear controls compliance within JMIT Continuous Improvement Review, Define and Implement process and system improvements to provide efficiencies and better ways of working across the applications landscape. This will include management of remediation of system, O/S and DB actions as per audit findings. Liaising with the business teams to ensure security controls are provided in line with business expectations, particularly SoD and utilising system controls where applicable Monitoring and reviewing compliance with internal controls across all JM SAP systems, and where necessary co-ordinating and managing any necessary corrective actions Ensuring the ITGC Framework is maintained and mentoring other BSD teams to ensure compliance to this framework Work with other teams within JMIT and the Business to ensure Audit & Controls compliance in line with JM policies and frameworks Work with CoE's and Deployment Teams to provide support and solution delivery as required in line with Security and Audit requirements Provide ongoing coaching to BSD teams of various levels and experience. Monitoring & Reporting Responsible for ensuring monitoring and reporting is being completed for Control compliance purposes Managing monitoring and reporting for Control compliance purposes and ensuring that any security issues are identified and mitigated in line with the ITGC framework and audit requirements across the BSD teams Provide reports to team managers on the effectiveness of their departments ITGC control structure along with recommendations that improve the effectiveness and/or efficiency of a control or process. Evaluate the adequacy and timeliness of management's response and the corrective action taken on all significant weaknesses noted in the reports. Coordinate with other risk management functions to minimize duplication of effort and to ensure that issues raised as a result of their reviews are appropriately addressed. Projects & Programmes For Projects, as assigned: Participate in activities related to systems development, new products, mergers, and acquisitions, and analyse new policies to ensure that control considerations are evaluated in the early stages of these activities. Provide control consulting services to management to assist in redesign efforts that improve the control environment. Are you the ideal candidate? You will have: Strong knowledge of Audit & Controls Compliance across business systems regardless of technology. SAP, MOM and Corporate systems would be an advantage. Previous experience managing ITGC and remediation activities. Experience working with and managing audits and associated remediating actions. Must be able to liaise at Senior Exec level. Experience working with both Internal & External audit teams. Able to communicate with various global stakeholders. Able to deliver key milestones in a timely manner. Able to work in a team and build strong relationships. Ability to influence others to move towards common goals and purposes. Solutions oriented with the ability to regularly overcome obstacles whilst maintaining a positive 'can do' attitude. How to apply: If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. Closing date for applications: 26 July 2021 Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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