BNY Mellon Careers

UK Finance Controls and Governance Analyst

Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Purpose: As a Controls Analyst within the UK Controllers group you will support management in ensuring a robust, fit for purpose control environment for accounting, statutory and regulatory reporting. You will assist the team in ensuring that risks are identified, the key controls mitigating the risks are operating effectively and that there is accountability for managing them.  UK Controllers have outsourced core production activities to specialist service centres in Manchester and India.  You will work with these operational groups, updating the control metrics to clearly demonstrate our oversight of these activities. You will contribute to reporting for the Senior Stakeholders on a regular basis on key performance metrics associated with accounting and financial reporting controls.  You will also contribute to key controls processes such as disaster recovery coordination, banking administration and records management, working across UK finance to deliver programme requirements. You should be willing to bring ideas to the table, and be able to communicate effectively with staff at a range of different levels. You should ideally have previous controls experience in a global environment. Key responsibilities: Governance
  • Updating governance and controls framework documentation, working to deadlines and demonstrating compliance on request.
  • Assist in identifying process enhancements that will both strengthen the control environment and improve operational efficiency.
  • Monitor reported control issues, following up with responsible parties and escalating issues when appropriate.
  • The role will require you to build relationships across the Finance teams, service providers and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to reporting on programmes such as Operational Risk Events and Key Risk and Control Indicators. 
  • Assist in co-ordination of monthly meetings with the specialist service centres, reviewing KPIs and other metrics to measure their effectiveness.
  Procedures & Compliance
  • Work with the Controls team monitoring outsourced control activities, including banking administration, IMMS internal account population and ownership controls, MI reporting and reconciliation Quality Analysis.
  • Assist in maintaining and monitoring the control framework for records management for UK finance.
  • Help to maintain Senior Management Regime control documentation.
  • Assist in collation of quarter end attestation reporting.
  • Coordinate updates of Business Recovery documentation and changes to Banking system access.
  Person Specification/ Qualifications:
  • Risk or controls specialist looking for hands on role.
  • Financial services experience and / or experience of large global organization preferred.
  • Risk management, controls and governance experience.
  • Project and outsourcing experiences would be desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular MS Power point and MS Excel.
  • Exposure to PeopleSoft general ledgers desirable, but not required.

Core Competencies:
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to collaborate across teams, both within Finance and the wider organisation
  • Able to work in a complex global organisation
  • Be accountable for your deliverables


BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater Manchester-Manchester
Job: Finance/Accounting
Internal Jobcode: 85083
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1817007