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Assurance Consultant - Finance Division - 18 Month FTC

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: FIND00613

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 7th July 2022

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Assurance Consultant - Finance Division - 18 Month FTC


  • Share your expertise and establish best practice in an award-winning business

  • Hybrid working (up to 50% home working)

  • Annual bonus up to 17.5%

About the role

We are recruiting for an exciting assurance role within our Financial Controls division in Stratford-Upon-Avon, initially for an 18-month fixed term contract. 


Sitting within the risk team who support our financial division, we provide the business with assurance over key risks and controls via 1st line risk-based assurance reviews. Providing our input into divisional change programmes and developing control frameworks our team play a critical role in the success of our division.


It’s an exciting time to join NFU Mutual as we invest heavily in modernisation and process improvement projects. There’s a real chance to turn this into something bigger and a permanent role (subject to value-add, performance and headcount).


You’ll develop a risk based “first line” assurance plan which adds value to the business and provides assurance over key risks. As regulation and risks changes regularly, we work pro-actively to plan to ensure our controls are effective. You’ll gain experience developing and implementing a control framework, as well as building your network with our compliance, internal audit and operational risk teams. 


This role is based in our Tiddington Head Office, just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon. However, we understand how important a positive work-life balance is, so to help you give your best, we offer great facilities when you want to be in an office environment and support to work up to 50% of your hours from home.  

About you

You use your knowledge risk-based auditing and controls frameworks to establish annual assurance plans. With a focus on controls, you will deliver reports, presentations and frameworks as part of our change programme. You’re a qualified audit professional who ideally has experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of FCA regulations.


To join our team, you’ll also have:



  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Experience of managing and influencing stakeholders

  • A qualification from the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIA) or equivalent which may include: Institute of Risk Management (IRMCert)/ ACA (Association of Chartered Accountants)/ CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)/ ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

Rewards and Benefits

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:    



  • Salary – Up to £57,000 (depending on experience)

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5%)  

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.       


We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.   

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Stratford-upon-Avon

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Tiddington Road
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 7BJ

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.