Financial Control is one of the principal assurance functions in the group, along with Internal
Audit, Risk Management and Compliance. The Control Team is responsible for the overarching
Internal Control Framework, managing the control platform, Connected Risk, and compliance
with Sarbanes-Oxley [‘SOX’] in line with COSO requirements. In addition to requisite focus on
financial misstatement risk and fraud, the team monitors all key financial processes on an endto-
end basis and covering all business areas, as well as the wider risks and controls that relate
to Finance Management’s responsibilities and general operations. These include Finance
Operations, Treasury, Investments Accounting, Tax and Underwriting Finance.