Financial Process Assurance Manager

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Financial Process Assurance Manager

Hybrid - Hook

6 Month FTC

Full Time

£65,000 - £75,000 (depending on experience)


Serco's purpose is to impact a better future - we bring together the right people, the right technology, and the right partners to create innovative solutions that deliver positive impact and address some of the most urgent and complex challenges facing governments globally. Our services are powered by more than 50,000 colleagues working across multiple sectors including defence, space, migration, justice, healthcare, transport, and customer services in four regions: UK & Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.


We're currently seeking a Financial Process Assurance Manager to join our Group Finance Team on a six-month fixed-term contract. Reporting to the Head of Financial Compliance, you will play a key role in supporting our financial processes and controls, ensuring they align with Serco's standards and best practices. You'll work closely with various process owners and stakeholders to develop, document, and enhance financial processes and controls in accordance with Group standards. You will support projects that integrate facilities management applications into Serco's ERP and financial applications.


As part of the broader assurance program, you will ensure that financial controls comply with Serco's Group Standards, the Internal Control Framework for Financial Reporting (ICFR), and other financial assurance requirements, including fraud prevention. This role demands a comprehensive understanding of these standards and the ability to interpret, explain, and apply them within our financial processes.


As part of this you'll:

  • Analyse finance processes and identifying key risks and controls or control gaps contributing to design discussions.
  • Communicate and influence acceptance of financial controls which meet good practice and Group Finance requirements.
  • Develop process and control documentation meeting Group standards working with process owners, stakeholders, technical and design teams.
  • Contribute to development of appropriate testing programmes to ensure controls are designed and operate effectively.
  • Analyse and conclude on testing activities with respect to effectiveness of controls.


What you'll need to do the role:

  • Ideally you will hold a professional accountancy qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).
  • Previous experience in an auditing or financial controls environment.
  • Proven experience of developing and implementing finance processes, risks, and controls.
  • Up to date knowledge of IFRS accounting standards.
  • Experience of documenting business and operational processes and controls.
  • Experience of audit or assurance of processes and controls.
  • Experience of financial audits or financial control testing programmes such as Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Experience of implementing or managing aspects of a GRC application.


What we offer:

  • Bonus - 5% on target, 10% exceeding.
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Occupational Health and Wellbeing Services, Employee Assistance Programme, Health Cash Plans, free flu jabs and more.
  • A wealth of career development training to suit your future aspirations. These range from role specific training, career coaching, formal study and much more to support you to build your career with Serco.
  • A safe and supportive culture.
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion.


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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05/06/2024 01:15:00
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