Salary £45,000 per annum

35 hours per week (full time)

Permanent contract

We are currently seeking a Head of Audit and Compliance who will be responsible for internal audit and compliance across the Group structure, providing assurance to senior management and trustees that there are efficient policies and procedures in place and that the organisation is complying with all regulatory requirements.

This role will also assist management in the mitigation of Group risk and act as the Group’s Data Protection Officer, supported by external consultancy. The successful candidate will be required to meet with the Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee and present to them annually. In addition, you will act as Group Company Secretary, responsible for ensuring that the administrative responsibilities set out in company and charity law, and the articles of association are carried out.

Building on the significant work already undertaken, you will also be responsible for:

  • Defining and agreeing the scope of work programmes for the monthly information governance audit work, overseeing completion of the work and reporting findings to Management monthly.
  • Attending and informing the quarterly information governance steering meetings and ensuring that actions from the feeder forum meetings are completed as agreed, escalating to Directors as required.
  • Ensuring the annual information governance audit is completed, and all follow up actions completed, in conjunction with Directors.
  • Maintaining the Group Data Protection Policies and associated guidelines to ensure they reflect Data Protection legislation. 
  • Providing guidance on information governance and data protection.
  • Monitoring compliance and effectiveness of Family Fund’s terms and conditions, privacy notices, cookies and consents, taking legal advice where required.
  • Overseeing the completion of the internal audit work, reporting findings to Management and Finance, Audit and Risk Committee quarterly, including recommendations, risk assessment and action plans.

The role is based at Monks Cross in York.

Read the job description here.

Our retained advisers for this role are Nigel Wright Recruitment and more details about this opportunity can be found here.

Family Fund is positive about disabled people and so all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend interview.