Director of Internal Controls and Reporting

Boston, MA

Responsibilities

 

  • Act as primary liaison between the external auditors and the company’s U.S business areas.
  • Work with business areas to generate all-inclusive audit packages, encompassing the external auditor’s desires for quarters, interim and year-end.
  • Recognize process enhancements to streamline audit process and work with the suitable parties to implement.
  • Coordinate annual IFRS, NAIC, and USGAAP financial audits, the annual SOC-1 control audit, as well as periodic regulatory/compliance audits.
  • Assist the AVP, Financial Reporting and Controls on accounting and reporting issues by researching the appropriate accounting literature and drafting an accounting memo to be reviewed by the independent auditors.
  • Oversee the compilation of annual, audited NAIC and USGAAP financial statements
  • Work with U.S Business areas in establishing internal controls over financial reporting
  • Monitoring the control environment for up-coming changes
  • Interacting with U.S Business areas to ensure controls are properly and consistently designed
  • Research control issues and subsequently work with Business areas and department management to understand and remediate exceptions.
  • Ensure an effective, collaborative relationship with the Corporate Internal Controls team
  • Manage a team of 5 staff, including teaching, mentoring, and developing talent.

 

Requirements

 

  • A minimum of eight years of gradually accumulative experience in a large public organization, comprising of responsibilities associated to reporting, annual audits, regulatory compliance, Internal controls, and implementation of complex accounting guidance.
  • BS in accounting, finance, or other similarly related field of study.
  • CPA or CA professional designation with Big Four experience required
  • Capable of quickly gaining a strong understanding of the operations and finances of the US Business Group and its integrated strategic plan.
  • Strong accounting, analysis, and reporting skills and a deep understanding of GAAP, IFRS, NAIC, SOX 404, and SEC reporting rules and requirements, including those relevant to the insurance industry.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as other financial software packages including: Oracle, Hyperion, and Statement Pro, Workiva applications.
  • Ability to coach and provide good development feedback.
  • Unquestionable personal integrity, credibility and professionalism. Quickly builds confidence in others. Team player and understands his/her role in relationship to others.

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 9/30/2020
Salary $150,000 - $165,000 + bonus






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