SEO Internal Control Manager
London - 46,000 - 50,000 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 29 December 2017

This is a truly exciting time to join a high-profile UK Government Department. BEIS is now responsible for: developing and delivering a comprehensive industrial strategy and leading the government’s relationship with business; ensuring the country has secure energy supplies that are reliable, affordable and clean; ensuring that the country has secure energy supplies that are reliable, affordable and clean; ensuring the UK remains at the leading edge of science, research and innovation as well as tackling climate change.

The Internal Controls manager will partner and collaborate with a range of stakeholders, acting as the face of financial control, helping to implement internal audit recommendations, to ensure the Department’s financial records are free from errors.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Build understanding of the internal controls that should operate across the department; Operate the internal controls assigned to the Financial Controller;
  • Perform the control checks that operate between BEIS and its Shared Services provider;
  • Prepare papers for the Audit & Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC);
  • Track the implementation of recommendations by the Internal Audit function;
  • Gain assurance on a quarterly basis that internal controls are being operated effectively;
  • Provide advice and guidance on internal controls and assurance to a variety of stakeholders around the Department;
  • Engage with the Internal Auditors, the Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA), to ensure that the audit process runs smoothly;


  • To be CCAB qualified, have previous experience of business partnering and strong Excel skills.
  • Significant experience of auditing or managing internal controls;
  • Strong systems process skills;
  • Strong internal control and compliance skills;
  • Proficient Excel skills;
  • Excellent presentational skills.


  • SEO Grade salary - £37,200 - £43,430 + £8,838 accountancy allowance
  • Civil Service Pension scheme
  • 25 days leave increasing by one day every year to a maximum of 30 days + queen’s birthday off
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent progression opportunities within BEIS & Civil Service

We are currently recruiting 10 finance roles at BEIS so please do get in touch if you are interested –

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