Senior Internal Controls Lead – Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

Senior Internal Controls Lead

James Fisher and Sons plc.

Bamber Bridge, Lancashire


Senior Internal Controls Lead
Hybrid working between home and one of our Northwest offices 
Permanent, Full-time

Who we are
James Fisher and Sons plc is a leading provider of specialised services to the marine, renewables, oil and gas and other high assurance industries worldwide. As an innovative and fast-growing organisation, our highly skilled team and 170-year heritage enable us to deliver solutions to the most demanding operational and technical challenges faced by our customers around the world. 

About the role
We are recruiting for a Senior Internal Controls Lead to support the Head of Internal Controls in improving financial, operational and IT control and risk management processes across the James Fisher Group. We are flexible on where you work and will consider hybrid working from home and one of our offices in either Barrow, Bamber Bridge, St Helens or Knutsford.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  1. Promoting and supporting the deployment of the Internal Controls Framework
  2. Guide and facilitate individual James Fisher Group operating companies in remediating control gaps identified through the internal controls assessment process, self-assessment and internal and external audits.
  3. Lead the embedding of a new internal control framework within individual James Fisher Group operating companies including through innovative process and system re-engineering.
  4. Facilitate and participate in an internal testing programme within the operating companies to demonstrate ongoing compliance with control requirements.
  5. Provide regular reports on progress towards remediation, embedding of controls and testing outcomes.

What do you need?
We are looking for individuals with experience of risk basedInternal Control, Internal Audit or External Audit or similar role either from practice or industry. You must have change management experience and have acted as a project or audit lead. You should be able to influence across of levels of finance and operational management and be an excellent communicator.

Whilst it’s not essential it would be highly advantageous if you have experience of working in a US SOX environment, ideally in an implementing role and have previous experience of Lean principles roll-out.

If this sounds like the ideal next step in your career, then click ‘apply’ now! 

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment. 

James Fisher and Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and strongly encourage applications for candidates from all backgrounds. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and recognise that our success depends on our talented and diverse workforce. For more information Click here  



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