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Finance Risk Quality Assurance Manager

Req ID:
R-17176
Category:
Risk & Compliance
Location:
London
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At Direct Line Group, insurance is just the start. Combining decades of industry experience with talented people in every field from data, technology, customer care and auto repair, to HR, finance and procurement , we’re a customer-obsessed market powerhouse. And we all work together to be brilliant for customers, every single day.

We’ve got big dreams of becoming Britain’s best retail general insurer. And we’re almost there. Our talented, reactive, and communicative finance team are on call to help us do it in a sustainable, profitable way. With close connections to our shareholders, and a commitment to integrity that spans the entire business, our people are no strangers to creating - and maintaining - value on an unbelievable scale.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Risk Quality Assurance Manager to join the Direct Line Group on a permanent basis!

What you’ll be doing

  • Design a Finance-wide quality assurance process that is in line with industry standards, focusses on the key controls of the function, and has real-time reporting to allow for immediate adaptations in controls where relevant. This will be done on a phased approach with a heavy focus on Actuarial processes to start.
  • Act as a Finance risk & assurance subject matter expert on control operations providing robust challenge to protect the Group’s interests and ensuring that the appropriate key controls are operated as designed, consistently operated, and have sufficient and appropriate documentation to prove the operation.
  • To collaborate with senior management across the Chief Financial Office to ensure that their key controls are evidenced appropriately.
  • To prepare reports for relevant committees or Senior Management providing real-time outputs of quality assurance reviews in different areas of the Chief Financial Office.
  • Supporting the various risk and control activities of the team as directed to ensure the overall objectives and key results are met.
  • Guide and provide advice to teams within Finance on issue raising, assessment, reporting, escalation, and resolution.
  • Support in the ongoing operation of the FRCF, including oversight (in line with methodology), communication, and education of the FRCF to the finance and non-finance directorates where relevant.

What you’ll need

  • Financial / accounting qualification
  • Auditing or quality assurance experience.
  • Understanding of Actuarial, financial control, and other financial reporting processes.
  • Experience in control testing or control design.

Ways of working

This role is based out of our London office. Our hybrid model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. When you'll be in the office depends on your role, but most colleagues are in 2 days a week, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.

Read our flexible working approach here.

Benefits

We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people and the wide variety of perspectives and life experiences they bring - that’s why we offer excellent benefits to suit your lifestyle! Our core benefits include:

  • 9% employer contributed pension
  • Up to 10% bonus
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
  • EV car scheme which allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Employee discounts and cashback
  • Plus many more!

Being yourself

Difference makes us who we are. We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work – that’s why we champion diverse voices, build workplaces that work for people, and invest in the things that matter. From senior leadership to inclusivity networks, adaptive working to inclusion training, we’ve made it our mission to give you everything you need to be authentically you. Discover more at directlinegroupcareers.com

Together we’re one of a kind.

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