Internal Controls over Financial Reporting
Job Opportunity at Fenway Consulting Group

Posted on Oct 23

http://fenwaysearchgroup.com    617.630.2000 ext. 105

Location: Danvers, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4156135

Assist with the design, development, implementation and maintenance of internal controls over financial reporting
In this highly visible role, the ICFR hire will:
  • Manage a global team of professionals;
  • Promote a strong control culture within in the business;
  • Design, implement and manage the execution of controls and the testing program;
  • Coordinate management’s assessment of internal controls with Risk Management and external service providers.
This position is perfect for an individual who has strong expertise in risk assessment and internal control methodology, who possesses strong management and coordination capabilities, thrives in a fast paced environment, and who is ready for a highly interactive and consultative role.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Manage the execution of ICFR controls and testing team responsible for identifying, documenting and testing key controls that support financial statements
  • Implement and monitor required controls & testing progress milestones.
  • Effectively manage the allocation of external resources and monitor the service provider performance.
  • Liaise with external auditors and process owners in support of the annual audit of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Identify real-time controls & testing process improvements and implement resolutions when applicable.
  • Promote collaboration and integration of the ICFR program as an essential part of the overall Enterprise Risk Framework.
  • Manage the issue escalation, resolution and remediation process.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Business leadership.
  • Travel may be required – approximately 10% a year (4-6 weeks) (including international).
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with risk assessment and internal control methodology within the financial services sector
  • Familiarity with COSO and its principles
  • Demonstrated proficiency in designing, implementing and managing project plans
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate with and appropriately influence all levels of management
  • Prior experience managing and developing self and staff
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
The preferred candidate will have one or more of the following certifications:
  • Project Management Professional
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Certified Public Accountant
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