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Finance Analyst - Treasury

Salary:

£25,000 - £35,000 per annum

Location:

North Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire

Industry

Manufacturing

Qualification

None specified

Market

Commerce & Industry

Salary

£35,000 - £40,000

Job Discipline

Treasury

Contract Type:

Permanent

Description

Working with an exciting organisation who are looking for an Finance Analyst who is able to offer support across the Treasury activities.

Reference

BBBH165028

Expiry Date

01/07/21

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Group Treasury Accountant

Salary:

Negotiable

Location:

North Yorkshire

Industry

Consumer & Retail

Qualification

None specified

Market

Commerce & Industry

Salary

£40,000 - £50,000

Job Discipline

Treasury

Contract Type:

Permanent

Description

Marks Sattin is currently recruiting for a Group Treasury Accountant where you will be helping to establish a brand new treasury function

Reference

BBBH165018

Expiry Date

24/06/21

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Senior Group Internal Auditor

Salary:

£38,000 - £45,000 per annum + Car

Location:

South Yorkshire

Industry

Business Services

Qualification

Fully qualified

Market

Commerce & Industry

Salary

£40,000 - £50,000

Job Discipline

Internal Audit

Contract Type:

Permanent

Description

Marks Sattin is recruiting for a Senior Internal auditor to work for a business who has proven capability of offering career progression.

Reference

BH163316

Expiry Date

23/06/21

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Assets & Liabilities Analyst

Salary:

£26,000 - £35,000 per annum

Location:

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Industry

Insurance

Qualification

None specified

Market

Financial Services

Salary

£35,000 - £40,000

Job Discipline

Treasury

Contract Type:

Permanent

Description

Marks Sattin is partnering with a leading Financial Services client who is currently recruiting for an Assets & Liabilities Analyst.

Reference

BBBH164857

Expiry Date

17/06/21

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IT Audit Manager - Security & Cyber

Salary:

Negotiable

Location:

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Industry

Business Services

Qualification

Fully qualified

Market

Commerce & Industry

Salary

£60,000 - £70,000

Job Discipline

IT Audit

Contract Type:

Permanent

Description

Marks Sattin is working with a firm based in Leeds who are recruiting a newly signed off role in the Audit Team.

Reference

DCL16902250

Expiry Date

17/06/21

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Auditing corporate governance: what direction are we heading in?
Auditing corporate governance: what direction are we heading in?

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Governance

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20/05/21

Summary

The UK government recently published a policy paper, aimed at holding directors at large companies accountable and maximise transparency to ensure the prevention of fraud, or any other financial crime .  We welcome the recommendation to include an annual resilience statement setting out how directors are assessing the company’s prospects and addressing challenges to its business model over the short, medium and long term. As a niche technology risk consultancy, we see embedding resilience in services and products is increasingly a key focus for our clients. The loss of consumer trust that follows service outages can have a material impact on the long-term viability of an organisation. Any additional focus on this, as part of a broader approach to enhancing transparency and trust in audit and corporate governance, can only be seen as a positive change.” Rob Johnson, Senior Manager | dcr partners What are the key points from the audit and corporate governance policy paper? Public interest is at the heart of reformsThe Public Interest Entities (PIEs) are governed by the account legislation and are focused on audit, corporate reporting and governance. PIEs relates to a range of different businesses, including insurance firms, professional services firms , banks and publicly listed companies. The government wants to reform measures to make them more effective and to create a much more robust regulation, so companies have clearer guidance when carrying out audits. The new reforms will have an impact on the way organisations manage their finances and accounts.Directors’ accountabilityLarge companies must have strong internal controls. As a result of poor risk management from many large firms, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Review outlined recommendations to strengthen the established internal controls framework. Multiple options have now been identified to increase the effectiveness of internal controls, one of which would require a directors’ statement, which would cover all aspects of the company’s risk management procedures and internal control. All of the new reforms will be in relation to capital maintenance and dividends.Corporate reportingWhen it comes to new corporate reporting, greater transparency on payment policies and practices are needed. The Brydon Review has recommended that for companies to remain competitive and relevant over the long term, reporting needs to showcase more evidence of a director’s plans for the company. Two new reporting requirements have been proposed, which includes an Audit and Assurance Policy and a Resilience Statement. Overall, as a result of the uncertainty in recent times, there’s now an increased appetite for businesses to be more transparent about their finances, operational risks and plans.Strengthening the power of reportingThe government has set proposals to strengthen the regulator’s corporate reporting review that reflect the recommendations outlined by the Brydon Review. Some of the key measures being taken into consideration include the power for companies to direct changes to company accounts, as well as the power to publish CRR correspondence. The government intends to give more power back to the ARGA, and that there’s a more rigorous and consistent approach to discussing documentation and reporting.Company directorsThe role of a CFO , and many other company directors, is to oversee the business’ accounts. They have complete control, and regulators don’t have the authority to intervene if a director breaches any procedures related to the accounts. Therefore, the government aims to give the regulator the power to make directors of publicly listed companies accountable. This would be a major change for regulators, enabling them more authority over their relationships with company leadership. The new regime will allow regulators to take enforcement against directors for any breaches of duties relating to corporate governance.Audit reformsThe government proposes to introduce a new corporate auditioning profession, as well as new principles, duties and obligations for directors and auditors. It’s been accepted by the Brydon Review that the auditing process needs to be improved and with more focus on aspects beyond financial statements’ compliance, to help the audit practices become more transparent and secure. The Brydon review has ambitions to make the audit process more informative and useful. This may include the introduction of a professional body for corporate auditors, which would help create more structure and an established framework for auditing.Safeguarding shareholdersIn response to the Bryon Review, the government is set to give more requirements to the audit committee’s role with the aim of safeguarding shareholders and other account holders in a business. There’s also set to be new measures that will bring in a greater dialogue between a company and its shareholders, which in turn, can improve the quality of audits in this changing financial landscape . The audit committee protects the interests of the company’s shareholders. It acts as a professional liaison that can help tackle a range of issues.Changes to the audit marketAs a result of the CMA Market Study, the government intends plans to increase competition, choice and resilience of the audit market in the UK. The reforms will include a range of measures, such as greater regulatory powers and duties, an operational separation between audit and non-audit arms of different firms, as well as renewed statutory powers for the regulator. The objective of the plan is to give the regulator new powers as the audit market evolves over time and to ensure greater enforcement and security.Audit supervisionMoving forward, there will be much closer monitoring of audit quality, with regular inspections and reviews at least once every three years. This gives regulators the chance to act more effectively when quality issues are identified. In response to recommendations made by the FRC review, the government also plans to offer regulators new powers that will enable them to check auditor’s papers, giving the regulator greater freedom in how it chooses to monitor the quality of audits.The future of the regulatorIn order to strengthen the regulator, the ARGA will replace the financial reporting council, aiming to promote and protect the interests of investors, wider public interest and corporate reporting. The future of the regulator will revolve around having established roles and powers to exercise judgement on business audits. The regulator will also be funded through a statutory levy and the ARGA will be established as a company limited by guarantee. The government believes that ARGA should have broad objectives to remain relevant and flexible as the ARGA carries out its policy-making functions. Overall, there’s a range of proposed objections for the regulator, including quality objective and competition objective.The role of the regulatorThere’s a range of additional changes to the regulator’s role. For example, there are proposals for the regulator to have a more proactive role, which includes assessing any serious issues related to a company’s auditing process. The new responsibilities are all about preventing issues from happening, such as problems with corporate reporting or any concerns relating to the Public Interest Entity’s audit. The role of the regulator is set to change with the new measures being introduced. All of these new measures will help the ARGA achieve the aim of becoming an independent regulator.Speak to a member of the teamMarks Sattin is a specialist recruitment and executive search firm. We have over 30 years’ experience finding professionals their next exciting opportunity and our people are committed to keeping abreast of the latest developments in our key markets. Should you have any questions or wish to discuss further, please feel free to reach out to me.

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Operational Resilience Whitepaper
Operational Resilience Whitepaper

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Governance

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General

13/05/21

Summary

We recently co-hosted a virtual roundtable on Operational Resilience, in partnership with DCR Partners. The session was attended by business leaders from various industries, and we were able to benefit from a diverse range of perspectives and experiences, both within and outside of financial services.The aim was to discuss approaches organisations are taking to become operationally resilient, sharing lessons learned and how obstacles have been overcome. We have summarised this conversation in an easy to read whitepaper, covering the following:What does Operational Resilience mean to your organisation? Defining important business servicesControlling the scope of business servicesImpact tolerances Download the whitepaper  Should you have any questions or wish to discuss further, please feel free to reach out to me.

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We recently co-hosted a virtual roundtable on Operational Resilience, in partnership with DCR Partners.

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Roles in demand across Specialist Markets
Roles in demand across Specialist Markets

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Professional Services

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06/10/20

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2020 has been an unexpected year across the world, and it has been crucial to monitor and deal with all the effects of the Covid pandemic in business and in our personal lives. Amidst this crisis we have also had the uncertainty surrounding Brexit looming over us, which has left many businesses trying to deal with the immediate challenges to society and the economy at large. The effects of both have been felt, and we can see this within the jobs market.   As experts within specialist markets we have been privy to fluctuations within specific industries. Below are some of our observations across the market.Custom and duties tax specialists We have seen an increase in activity and growth across custom and duties tax specialists for large import/export FTSE businesses. Particularly businesses are looking for candidates on an interim basis to make sure effective processes and controls are implemented. This is an evolving space and once we have further clarity we expect demand to increase. In the last 6 months, we’ve seen an increase in recruitment activity from businesses in industries such as food manufacturing and FMCG that have had an increased demand for their products on the back of lockdown. In addition to this, businesses that do a significant amount of importing and exporting see customs and duty as a key area of focus with Brexit looming, and we have advised and recruited for several clients who have required specialist knowledge. This is a niche skill set that can be provided at premium rates by consultancy firms, but there is a recent trend to bring this expertise in house. The cost of doing this would be in the region of £40-50k for a perm hire and c£250 per day for a temp hire - watch this space if you're a candidate within this market.  Audit and riskAudit and risk have also experienced an increase in resource on both the temporary and permanent markets. As organisations seek to learn effectiveness lessons from the crisis they require resource to conduct and undertake Covid specific reviews. In addition, the offering of flexible working arrangements also provides a great opportunity to test network capabilities as well as controls across user access, disaster recovery, business continuity, as well as high level IT controls testing to ensure remote working does not compromise the risk appetite of the business. Start ups Over the past 6-12 months we have also undertaken a number of start up engagements, helping businesses recruit permanent heads of department to develop strategy internally. This is a trend we expect to continue as businesses look to cut spend on consultancy fees and take ownership of these disciplines, ensuring a consistent level of quality and cost efficiency.  To view more of our live roles, visit our job search page.

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Amidst this crisis we have also had the uncertainty surrounding Brexit looming over us, which has left many businesses trying to deal with the immediate challenges to society and the economy at large.

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