IT Governance & Reporting Analyst in Provident Financial Group PFG Bradford,England,UnitedKingdom

Website Provident Financial Group PFG

WoJobz Provides best career solutions and following listing is to apply for Provident Financial Group PFG in Bradford,England,UnitedKingdom 2022 exclusively on

About the job

About Us

PFG is a leading specialist bank for the millions of people in the UK who are not well served by mainstream lenders. As a business, our purpose is to help put people on a path to a better everyday life with our clear and responsible approach to lending; an approach built on over 141 years of experience.

PFG is a unified group made up of three brands: Vanquis (cards and loans), Moneybarn (vehicle finance) and Sunflower (loans). While they all offer different products and services, they each share the common purpose and customer-centric values at the heart of our group. We understand our customers are real people with real and varied life experiences, so everything we do from our products to our customer experience is designed with this in mind.

About the Role

The routine operation of an IT Governance Framework and the utilisation of an effectively designed and operated IT Control Environment are key to ensuring the successful implementation of IT Strategy and the achievement of business goals. In this role you will support the operation of the IT Governance Framework schedule in alignment with CoSec standards. You will administer the delivery of internal & external IT audits in line with target deadlines. You will also administer and support the Group IT Policy, Process & Procedure framework working in collaboration with IT SME’s. This will involve producing reports relating to attestation and IT Governance compliance, it also includes supporting IT SME’s in the production of key IT control documentation. In doing this, you will act as an agent for change working with the IT Governance & Reporting Lead and stakeholders across IT to evolve the maturity of the Process, Risk & Control (FLPRC) Framework and provide effective governance communications and reports for the IT leadership team.

This role could be based in our Bradford, Petersfield or Chatham offices. We also offer hybrid working in this role and would like you to attend the office 1-2 days each week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the operation of the Group IT Governance Framework in line with CoSec standards
  • Support the delivery of the internal & external IT audit schedule in line with agreed target dates
  • Produce all monthly IT-GRC report deliverables and communications
  • Administer IT-GRC SharePoint solutions including MI reporting portals in agreement with the IT Governance & Reporting Lead
  • Support the usage of standard IT Governance templates to ensure compliance with agreed governance standards
  • Produce document attestation reports and track Accountable Manager compliance with target review dates
  • Conduct research to validate decisions on approach and alignment with expected regulation and industry good practice.
  • Provide advice through the analysis and evaluation of information to drive continuous improvement

About You

We would like you to have skills and experience in some of the following:

  • Recent IT Governance, Risk and Control experience in the finance sector
  • Foundation level understanding of COBIT and other related industry standards, frameworks and improvement methodology’s (NIST, ISO, CMMi, Lean etc)
  • A working knowledge of IT Processes, Capabilities & Risks across the Enterprise IT Domain
  • Experience supporting the delivery of IT audits (internal & external) and working to deadlines
  • The production of IT Management Information leadership reports
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to influence, negotiate and constructively challenge
  • PC Literacy to include management level MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point & SharePoint
  • Proven ability to effectively plan and organise work effectively and prioritise deadlines whilst working at a fast pace
  • Able to work under own initiative, pay rigorous attention to detail and apply objectivity

Essential Qualifications

  • Relevant IT GRC, improvement and or quality Qualification e.g. COBIT, CGEIT, CRISC, CISA Lean

Desirable Qualifications

  • Lean 6 sigma
  • ITIL
  • Prince2
  • CRISC, CISA, CISM qualification and certification.

The Benefits

The satisfaction of working for a successful and ethical business who are here to help people is a big benefit of joining us, but it is not the only one. We will invest in your development, giving you the support and training to become better and better at your job. We take the work/life balance seriously, with plenty of flexible working options. Working in a bright and refreshingly relaxed environment, you will find your opinions are valued and listened to.

On top of all this, we will give you a package including:

  • Competitive base salary and rewards
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement (increasing with length of service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Extensive opportunities for personal and career development
  • Flexible and dynamic working policies

Inclusion & Diversity Statement

We know that by having a better, more inclusive culture and a diverse group of colleagues, we can support our customers and each other in the best way possible. We also believe this goes a long way to helping us live our purpose and defines why we are here in the first place: to help put people on a path to a better everyday life.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we want people to join us no matter how they identify, their sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

We want to attract and retain the best people. So, we make sure that, if people need it, they are given all the extra support and reasonable adjustments to take part in any part of our application or interview process. We have also got lots of colleagues who choose to work flexibly, so please feel free to talk to us about how you prefer to work at any time.

We think that if you can Be Yourself in the workplace, you will do your best work and enjoy being part of the team and as a business we get to benefit from that and to celebrate all the wonderful things that diversity brings.

Company: Provident Financial Group PFG

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Bradford,England,UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here