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Risk Manager

Brentford, Middlesex, United Kingdom, £ £ 575.00-615.00 Daily Daily, Contract


Risk Manager
GSK House, Brentford (initially remote based)
3 Month Contract
Pay: £615/d (via umbrella ONLY)
Please note: Candidates must be within a commutable distance from GSK House (TW8 9GS)

Who Are We - GSK?

We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline plc was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc, although our history can be traced back more than 300 years to London's Plough Court Pharmacy in the 1700s.

Our goal is to be one of the world's most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our strategy is to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture:

  • Our values are Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity
  • Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork
  • Own the Archer tool support model and manage the business administrator
  • Lead updating the manuals in FRMC governance to support the FR initiative
  • Responsible to ensure all issues (control queries, exception requests and change requests) raised via Service now are resolved within the time frame of Service level agreements
  • Manage internal control framework tools, to standardize, simplify and strengthen GSK Finance control framework and provide guidance for non-standardized processes
  • With a global remit across finance, responsible to work across GSK fostering a network of compliance champions across global finance (through multiple forums), providing global training material and global communications and providing sox testers, Compliance Champions, CoE team members and key personnel control change updates, including roll-out relevant training for future monitoring and testing, as well as leading practices and general risk mitigation/control advice.
  • Responsible for gatekeeping and maintaining an appropriate financial internal control framework(s)- including the fraud framework.) through following set governance and agreed steps. Required to: do the below prior to submitting changes for the approval of the VP:
  1. Initiate (design due to identifying a gap),
  2. approve or challenge (review change requests) or
  3. optimize (where improvement opportunities are highlighted), controls that mitigate risk.
  • The above requires performance of due diligence on control changes including review of control documentation, process maps, and interacting with internal global process owners, Risk operations managers, compliance champions, and external auditors where needed.
  • Support global projects as an SME on global controls framework including Vaccines
  • Manage team member who is responsible for administratively maintaining the resource centre (Intranet page), Watson, helpdesk' facilities and administer the GSK SOX tool Archer
  • Update the SOX resource sites with relevant information and Self-help enablers for in-house customers to access independently (SOX/IBM testers, finance controllers, finance directors etc.) Maintain the FRMC global website with guidance, training materials to support the finance community in managing risk.
  • Support Financial Risk and Controls Operations team by holding dedicated forums of discussion on control challenges, design and updates with the team as well as third-party testing providers.
Ideal Candidate
  • Qualified accountant, 5+ years PQE (ACCA/CPA or equivalent)
  • Control Design experience
  • Audit experience
  • Previous use of Archer would be beneficial

Job Details

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Brentford, Middlesex, United Kingdom
£ £ 575.00-615.00 Daily Daily