Expires soon ARGOS

Control Testing Analyst

  • Milton Keynes (Buckinghamshire)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

·  Role area
Financial Services
·  Contract type
·  Job reference
·  Location
Milton Keynes
As our Control Testing Analyst, you’ll support our Commercial & Marketing First Line of Defence team, contributing to the implementation and embedding of our Risk Management Framework. You will conduct key control and outcome testing in line with Process Risk Control Assessment designs to assess whether controls are being operated effectively. You will also ensure returns are completed within agreed timescales and that risk events, breaches and issues identified during control testing are reported and acted upon.

You will be joining Financial Services where our aim is to make life better every day for Argos customers. We help customers afford and protect what matters most, offering products and services including Credit, Warranties & Insurance. Argos Financial Services are part of Sainsbury’s Bank, part of the wider Sainsbury’s group. We’re an exciting and growing organisation and as our customers seek more innovative services and technology, being part of one of the UK’s most trusted brands brings our colleagues exciting opportunities to fulfil their potential.

As Control Testing Analyst, you will;

Complete key control and outcome testing.
Prepare accurate test records in relation to all monitoring/testing completed.
Report on findings from reviews and agree appropriate actions plans to address process/control weaknesses.
Produce accurate test records and reporting in relation to all monitoring/testing completed.
Contribute to the design and implementation of the control testing schedule.
Update the Risk Management System (Business Enterprise Risk Tool) with control testing results.
Identify risks which could adversely impact customers and the business, covering Conduct Risk, Operational Risk and Compliance.
Contribute to the development of control training and awareness.
Identify opportunities to improve the control testing approach.
Establish and build relationships with stakeholders to identify business requirements and provide appropriate support and guidance.

As Control Testing Analyst, you will have;

Experience of working with Operational Risk Frameworks within the Financial Services sector in either 1st, 2nd or 3rd Line.
Good interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate at all levels, both verbally and in writing, with excellent attention to detail. You also can challenge processes, people and activities to resolve problems.
The ability to manage your workload in a demanding, time-critical environment.

As well as the opportunity to join a great team you will also receive a competitive salary and bonus, 22 days’ holiday, and a range of other great benefits including retail discounts. We will support you in developing your skills to build the career you want.

As this role involves working within an FCA-regulated environment any offer will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check, fraud database checks and employment references.