Director, Internal Controls
Oversee the evaluation and design of internal controls.
Make recommendations for improvement and drive changes to both controls and processes.
Oversee the documentation, timing and execution of financial/accounting/actuarial/operational process flows, with a focus on internal controls and SOX compliance.
Lead the execution of management’s SOX risk assessment and scoping activities to ensure proper risk identification, process mapping and controls linkage for a sustainable internal control framework.
Lead the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities and procedures relating to internal controls over financial reporting and SOX.
Prepare and present updates to senior and executive management.
Partner and liaise with external auditors and external consultants to plan and implement an assessment of the control environment and the annual plan and timeline for doing so.
Prioritize within a multi-year plan on what is most important at different stages.
Develop processes and policies for reporting findings and lead communicator of those finding to interested parties, including FinOp and SOX/In Control Steering Committees.
Collaborate with process owners in development of action plans to assess the adequacy of action taken by management to correct control deficiencies, and continuing reviews with appropriate management on action until satisfactory resolution.
Collaborate with the second line the in development and implementation of a system to capture and track control deficiencies and remediation status of them.
Engage the second line in testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field, or equivalent work experience.
15 years of combined business experience.
Seven years of experience in managerial and leadership roles.
In-depth knowledge and hands on experience with internal controls, audit or risk management within the financial services industry.
Ability to document and verbally communicate financial reporting processes in a clear and concise manner, including assessment of design and operating effectiveness controls.
Communication and relationship skills to educate/raise awareness of foundational elements/methodologies needed to support an internal controls framework.
Project management skills.
Your working location designation is Remote. Remote means that you will not be expected to work from a Company office location on a routine basis. When not working in a Company office location, you will be expected to work from your home or other approved workspace in the U.S.
**Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to applicable pay transparency and compensation posting laws. It is estimated based on what a successful candidate might be paid in certain Company locations.**
The Salary for this position generally ranges between $153,000- $203,000 annually. This range is an estimate, based on potential qualifications and operational needs. Salary may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by applicable law.
Additionally, this position is typically eligible for an Annual Bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company discretion.