Internal Controls Manager

Boston, MA 02116

Posted: 09/06/2018 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 81951

A major financial institution in Boston, MA is seeking an Internal Controls Manager to join their team on a one year contract basis. The pay for this role is $70 per hour. The Internal Controls Manager reports into the Global Head of Risk & Controls and will play a significant role in supporting the Investment Division. This position is focused on risk prevention and detention by enhancing/automating existing controls and procedures or creating controls and procedures to support risk migration throughout the organization. This role also has an emphasis on internal and external audit reporting and will pay a key role in the delivering of the company’ s SOC1 reporting.

Contract Details:
  • Pay is $70/hr
  • One-year contract

Responsibilities for the Internal Controls Manager:
  • Support all areas within the Investment Operations divisions
  • Manage the development and execution of strategic corporate and division-wide risk and control objectives within investment operations
  • Lead and facilitate external and internal audit efforts for the business
  • Work in a dynamic global team of control and risk professionals where the key focus is on the analysis and action plan support on all Business Incidents, Audit Preparation and Resolution, Risk Control Self Assessments as well as the support of corporate initiatives
  • Provide guidance and support to the team
  • Work with the team in the leading and facilitating of our SOC 1 external audit reporting, including review of narratives, control assertions and evidence.
  • Execute on management reporting initiatives within Risk and Control to provide transparency to the organization.
  • Review and appraise the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of controls and procedures within the organization
  • Assess the adequacy and extent of controls and procedures designed to safeguard organization risk
  • Develop strong relationships with key business stakeholders to help develop a thorough understanding of the business's risk profile and core processes and controls
  • Drive the development, approval and delivery of the Internal Control
  • Perform independent internal control reviews on the functional operational teams, provide findings and recommendations to enhance controls and procedures

Requirements for the Internal Controls Manager: 
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Prior related accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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