As the Manager, Internal Controls, you will manage employees and the activities within Internal Controls and coordinate the implementation of accounting controls.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Perform SOX scoping and ensuring controls are appropriately aligned and reflected
Manage the execution of SOX strategy decisions, scoping and planning for assigned environments.
Review and refinement of key controls around significant financial processes and accounts.
Drive continuous improvement of the processes and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency and ongoing compliance.
Review of deficiencies and monitoring of status of recommendation.
Communicate status to leadership.
Ensure that our SOX repository program Policy IQ remains up to date while initiating and executing enhancements, as needed.
Partner with the field, finance, business / operations, IT and corporate process owners to help ensure ongoing compliance.
Establish and communicate standardized practices with sites and functions throughout the company.
Involvement in driving cross functional involvement in ongoing SOX programs to ensure integration of IT controls.
Provide walkthrough training and guidance.
Interact with external auditors on test execution and resolution of identified control failures and coordinate the expectations of our external auditors.
Direct, manage, and conduct special and ad hoc information requests. Report results of findings to management.
Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
Review and evaluate work to ensure quality, timeliness, and adherence to procedures.
Oversee personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching and training employees, and evaluating employee performance.
Provide input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
Organize and schedule all necessary resources to accomplish activities.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Experience with internal or external audit and / or SOX 404 compliance, 7+ years of progressive internal controls experience, and proven project management capabilities.
Advanced degree in Accounting or other areas of business
Public Accounting Firm or Public Company accounting experience
Certification in Accounting or Auditing (CIA, CISA, or CPA), proficiency in desktop programs such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, and experience with providing professional services to large enterprises.
Ability to learn new systems and operations quickly.
Must be self-motivated and willing to take necessary actions to get the assigned tasks completed.
Ability to apply strong understanding of risk recognition in financial and operational processes with solid core analytical and problem-solving skills.