Collins McNicholas

Fees Governance Team Leader

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and operational effectiveness of controls operation globally. 

This will involve liaising with client services and operations teams.

Job Duties:

  • Emphasis on continuous improvement of processes, controls and documentation.
  • Performance of SOX, internal and external audits, including planning and liaising with Audit teams and other support. 
  • Timely completion and review of monthly and quarterly corporate requirements including reporting and reconciliations.
  • Liaison with the BAU billing teams and business managers to ensure completion within deadlines set.
  • Review of the control documentation, including risk and control self-assessment (RCSA) and SOX;
  • Working closely with all teams to ensure their correct inputs into fee billing processes;
  • Build and maintain service level descriptions (SLDs) with all areas of the business;
  • Build and measure KPI to ensure that SLDs are met;
  • Provide extensive management information (KPIs, debtors, accrual analysis) to a variety of stakeholders, including senior management of each of the relevant business areas;
  • Provide guidance on Governance related queries eg: compliance breaches, legal agreements etc.;
  • Performance of the RCSA, EUC review, BCP etc.;
  • Provide a significant contribution to the various projects and initiatives in the team;
  • Drafting of procedure documents ensuring adherence to agreed governance controls;
  • Ensure compliance with all audit requirements and controls across all duties;
  • Liaise with Internal and External Audit for all audits and queries arising;
  • Assistance and support to meet team deliverables;
  • Any other ad-hoc duties or project work as required from time to time.


  • Financial/Risk Management qualifications.
  • Governance experience. 
  • Team leader/supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of control frameworks (Operational Risk, Internal Control Frameworks, SOX etc.)
  • A strong background in risk, control and oversight of processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proactive style to implement new processes and the ability to deal with change.
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel and Visio
  • Very strong attention to detail with emphasis on adhering to strict controls.
  • Experience of custodian banks, ideally in fee billing or in a finance function.
  • The ability to work effectively with remote teams.
  • Flexible approach towards changing work methods and variable workloads;
  • Very good organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks whilst prioritising accordingly.

For more information contact Claire Normoyle on 061-512270

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