Accounting Manager of Internal Control and Reporting

Job Locations US-NY-Jericho
Job ID
2022-1690
Category
Accounting

Description

****Unless specifically contracted, resumes from recruiting agencies are not being accepted for this position.****** We are currently seeking an Accounting Manager of Internal Control and Reporting who will help the Company accomplish its control objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to identifying, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal controls. This is a high visibility role with tremendous opportunity to make an impact. This role requires a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, a keen attention to detail, the ability to work in a deadline-driven environment with ambiguous situations, and solid skills in project management. This role has regular interaction with various stakeholders and requires excellent people skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct ongoing reviews of the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting and organizational assets.
  • Assess risks and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls.
  • Identify gaps in the internal control framework.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of new controls to address any gaps identified.
  • Assess and re-engineer key processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Document key internal control processes and related information (risks, systems, key reports) in an internal control matrix, narratives and flowcharts.
  • Facilitate the quarterly certification of the internal control matrix and narratives with control owners.
  • Actively seek and apply best practices for managing internal controls.
  • Work collaboratively with process owners to address observations identified by Internal Audit and External Audit.
  • Monitor the status of these observations and assist with preparing formal status updates on a quarterly basis.
  • Facilitate scheduling walkthroughs and deliverables provided by control owners for control testing performed by Internal Audit and External Audit.
  • Develop and conduct training and be a subjective matter expert on the topic of internal controls.
  • Assist with the evaluation of the risks and controls for third parties through the review and assessment of the related SOC reports.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA – Certified Public Accountant or currently sitting for CPA examinations (preferred not required)
  • At least 5 years of related experience, ideally in public accounting working with SEC clients
  • Real estate experience (preferred but not required)
  • AuditBoard and MRI system experience (preferred by not required)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office systems and the ability to create maintain and analyze data in Excel spreadsheets.
  • Research and analysis skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to conduct effective group meetings and presentations.
  • Solid understanding and experience with internal control frameworks.
  • Strong experience and interest for how technology and systems can support internal control effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a willingness to work with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Highly motivated professional with ability to think independently, multitask and anticipate needs in a fast-paced environment 

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