Job Title: Head of Compliance
Location: Head Office Speke, Liverpool
System Group has a strong team of trainers and tutors that work to deliver bespoke and accredited courses to the highest possible standards. We deliver a wide range of programmes including apprenticeships, providing tomorrow’s future with the skills they need to succeed. We are one the largest logistics specialist trainer and instructor training provider within the UK.
About the Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our team as Head of Compliance. You will promote continuous improvement in raising and maintaining audit and compliance standards across the organisation. Implement an audit schedule which covers the internal and external requirements of funded contracts and manage the audit process nationally across the supply chain. Provide monthly management reports highlighting the level of compliance and any risks to funding. Complete the audit process by identifying any training needs and coach in best practice within operations.
AUDIT & COMPLIANCE
Implement an audit schedule which covers the internal and external requirements of funded contracts and manage the audit process nationally across the supply chain.
Promote continuous improvement in raising and maintaining audit and compliance standards across the organisation, identifying any training needs
Provide monthly management reports highlighting the level of compliance and any risks to funding.
Support compliance within legislative and regulatory frameworks to ensure compliance with funding rules for all programmes.
Ensure the company is compliant and in full readiness for funding audits on directly funded contracts and sub-contracting arrangements.
Quality assurance of learner data held ensuring that it is accurate and meets correct funding requirements (ILR & PDSAT & FRM) and meets data integrity checks carried out by our External Funding Provider Audits.
Ensure the company is compliant and in full readiness for funding audits on directly funded contracts and sub-contracting arrangements
Produce, interpret and understand relevant data reports
Plan and schedule Audits
Manage and report on monthly all internal and external financial compliance audits
Retain full and up to date awareness of Government Funding and ILR Guidance
Liaise with external bodies in relation to external audit
During audits ensure that learner file management / processes / content to meet ESFA requirements
Agree and manage follow up audits Conduct follow up audits – identifying common errors / training needs / good practice
Provide the Executive Team with a monthly report on audits.
Archiving – Oversee a large archiving project to ensure the effective transition of learner and employer files in line with ESFA requirements to an external data storage organisation and implement the system across the organisation through effective training and support.
Input into and support the development of key learner process
Provide staff training, where required, on funding guidance and audit compliance
Team to ensure proper use and provision of Key Reports
Work with the Head of Compliance and MIS Manager to ensure all paperwork and procedures are compliant with funding rules, data services and Ofsted
Work with colleagues to embed the learner support processes and procedures
Work with colleagues to develop relevant policies and procedures for claiming and monitoring for audit purposes the drawing down of funding for Learner Support (LS) identification / inputting / support ensuring that we are managing the process for recording of LS meets the strict guidelines set by ESFA
Plan and implement a schedule of audits to ensure System Group and its partners within the supply chain are compliant as required by the prevailing rules, regulations and policies. In conjunction with Quality.
Produce timely detailed reports on all internal and external audits.
Ensure timely processing of Claims and support the monthly upload of Claims
Management of the Compliance Team, including objective settings and holding regular review meetings
General administrative tasks
Previous experience in an Audit/MIS role.
Experience of Maytas and the various data systems, including PICs or similar systems.
In-depth knowledge of ESFA Funded programmes such as Apprenticeships levy and non-levy, Adult Skills Budget, ESF.
Knowledge and experience of dealing with external awarding organisations
Highly numerate and analytical.
Good understanding of OFSTED inspection processes, to support the wider team.
An analytical and inquisitive mind determined to provide timely and accurate information.
Highly organised and strong attention to detail.
Good team player, contributing to your own and team performance.
Excellent IT skills.
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