13th January 2020

Senior Risk & Controls Associate

Reference: NS16850

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 13/01/2020

Senior Risk and Controls Associate


Abacus Group have been retained by a leading financial services firm to recruit an experienced Senior Risk and Controls Associate to support with their ongoing growth. Our client is one the most ambitious providers on the Northern Ireland market and are looking to add an experienced individual looking for a new challenge to support them during this growth phase.


  • Conducting meetings with clients to obtain an understanding of the client’s processes and controls, and documenting the outcomes from those meetings
  • Contacting clients to obtain evidence regarding the operation of their processes and controls
  • Assessing evidence received from clients to conclude on whether the processes and controls are working as intended
  • Concluding upon the work performed and discussing and documenting the outcomes


  • A degree (or qualified by experience)
  • Previous experience in testing, risk, compliance, and/or external/internal audit functions, ideally in a finance or accounting environment
  • Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of client facing projects
  • Ability to manage deadlines within multiple projects and demonstrate strong project management skills
  • Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining an ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Sound understanding of risk, control and compliance

Salary/ Benefits:

  • Market leading basic
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible benefits for you and your family

Primary Contact:

  • Nicky Strutt – [email protected] – only candidates that meet the criteria will be contacted.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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