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Internal Controls Specialist

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    Tom Hunter

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    9 months ago

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​Edward Mann are partnering with a leading mining business in recruiting for an Internal Controls position based in Gladstone, QLD. 

This position will be for circa 3-4 months, with a strong chance of further project work for the right candidate. It is paying up to 140 p/h inc Super, but with flexibility for exceptional candidates.

This role will lead a project to review, assess and revamp the Internal Control Framework (ICF). It will be hands on and will be required to work alongside existing stakeholders and be prepared to cross reference financial risk matrices with policy and procedures, playing an active role in the development and implementation of the roll-out of the revised product.

Although the business is based in Gladstone, they would be open to candidates operating in a Fly-in Fly-out model. Once the initial period (4-6 weeks) is completed.

All travel costs and accommodation, including food allowance will be paid for.

The role:

  • Review and assess the existing Internal Control Framework, along with all governing documentation, with the aim of identifying and addressing gaps, as well as eliminating redundancy.

  • Cross reference the legacy risk registers for completeness, especially from a financial risk perspective.

  • Improve governance around the ICF including a procedure, risk matrix and corresponding control register.

  • Streamline control testing outcomes that are reported through to the P&FC (Planning & Finance Committee) on a quarterly basis, with attention being placed on the reporting of identified deficiencies.

  • Taking into account the recent ATO Combined Assurance Review (CAR), ensure there is clarity around the Control Owner and the Reviewer (i.e. adequate resourcing and segregation of duties to ensure an effective ICF).

  • Improve possible deficiencies, which may include breaches of the DOA (specifically around Componentisation and the Capex / Opex split (i.e. classification), as well as Evaluated Receipting System (ERS) and RCTI (Recipient Created Tax Invoices).

About you:

  • Previous working experience within a Financial Governance and Assurance position, including External/Internal Audit.

  • CA, CPA or equivalent qualified (Those not studying or studying towards will still be considered)

  • Comfortable with regular travel to the Gladstone location

  • Proven experience of working with complex internal control frameworks.

  • Ability to interact with various stakeholders, both on and off-site

  • Process improvement orientated, and the ability to multi-task and prioritise work.

  • Proven track record in regulatory change management.

  • Ability to draft detailed, logical, well explained and comprehensive decisions and explain complex compliance, regulatory, and legal concepts in simpler terms. 

For more information please apply ASAP.

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.