head of audit, risk & compliance in city of london

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£ 55,000 per year
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city of london, greater london
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accountancy & finance
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£ 55,000 per year
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About Our Client
Muslim Aid are an international relief and development agency, committed to supporting the poor overcome natural disaster and lack of life's basic necessities. Operating in over 70 countries worldwide, Muslim Aid helps those in need regardless of gender, religion, nationality or political opinion. Whilst responding to emergencies is one of their major priorities, they are focused on providing and implementing long term strategic programmes to eliminate poverty facilitated by a partnership-community based approach.

Randstad have proudly partnered with Muslim Aid to offer a unique opportunity to lead the Audit, Risk & Compliance (ARC) team and provide leadership and supervision to their work. The Head of ARC will drive the Internal Audit function, manage the global Audit function and be responsible for safeguarding the organisational intellectual property across the globe.

Job Responsibilities:

- Internal Audit: developing annual audit plans, providing system and control assurances, building an internal audit function globally.

- Governance: Own the process of registering entities overseas, Oversee the Intellectual property and brand assets.

- Risk & Compliance: Set a risk and compliance framework for Muslim Aid, Manage the overall GDPR and Information security framework, develop and maintain regulatory awareness amongst all staff.

- Leadership & Management: Lead and manage the global audit team, legal function and information security officer. Deputise for the COO on a rotational basis with other HODs.

Preferred Skills:

- Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors/ Certified Internal Auditor
- Qualified or Part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA)
- Demonstrable and successful audit, risk management and assurance experience
- Established track record of producing high quality, effective oral and written communication for a wide range of audiences
- Ability to delivery quality reports to tight deadlines

Personal Attributes:

- Strong communicator
- Ability to work both strategically and operationally
- Willingness to undertake overseas travel under difficult conditions in some of the most undeveloped parts of the world
- Adaptability with resilience

If this sounds like the role for you then I would love to speak with you. Please send through your CV and I will arrange a time to call and speak with you.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003






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