Director, Business Process and Controls Management 2U, Inc.
What We?re Looking For:
The Director, Business Process and Controls Management is responsible for identifying business requirements, business process design, creation and maintenance of process documentation, process training, implementation support and compliance assurance. This position will be responsible for the functioning of the company?s system of internal controls over financial reporting, whether those controls are based in financial, operating or technology activities. It will also be responsible for communicating deficiencies, devising and coordinating gap remediation activities and recommending process improvements to senior management. As such, this position will need to develop strong relationships, and coordinate activities, with other managers throughout the company. The position will also coordinate activities with third party resources, including external testing firms and auditors.
In addition, this position will research and stay current on technical literature and emerging trends applicable to the internal control process. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in business process management and knowledge of applicable US GAAP, COSO, PCI, penetration, and other risk and controls standards.
Lead efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of the internal control structure,
Conduct risk assessments of key accounts, financial reporting processes and information systems, and determine the scope of the annual assessment process,
Evaluate control design and operating effectiveness,
Document Finance, IT, and other business segment processes and controls,
Conduct process and controls training (educate, guide, train, and measure)
Communicate to the process owners and senior management any control deficiencies, providing recommendations for remediation,
Document, monitor and evaluate the remediation of control deficiencies.
Coordinate with internal and/or external auditors for compliance and regulatory reporting,
Coordinate controls testing and audit activities with internal and/or external auditors
Assist in the preparation of any control aspects of financial statements and regulatory reports, and any audits thereof,
Demonstrate a confident and well-developed communication style, both written and spoken, that establishes credibility and facilitates a clear understanding of process and controls issues,
Design, develop, implement and maintain continuous process improvements,
Monitor changes in accounting and other rules and evaluate the potential impact of proposed pronouncements on the Company?s business and reporting practices,
Establish and maintain good working relationship with respective individual contributors, managers, department heads, etc. to resolve issues, influence behavior and drive change, and
Other duties as assigned.
Strong knowledge of the COSO framework of internal controls,
Strong knowledge of data security processes within corporate information systems,
Solid process and project management skills,
Able to obtain, analyze and evaluate data,
Strong oral and written communication skills,
Able to multi-task and organize,
Able to prioritize and meet due dates (formal and self-imposed) with minimal supervision,
Self-reliant and has initiative to carry out assigned tasks or improve processes,
Able to independently solve practical problems,
Willingness to adapt to the many changing requirements and needs of a fast-growing company, and
Proven track record of excellence, ownership and accountability.
Minimum of seven (7) years? experience, and
Prior experience in performing financial/operational/compliance reviews.
Prior supervisory experience
Bachelor degree in finance or technology related field.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
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