Senior Manager – Financial Controls (Irving)

Accretive Solutions’ Executive Search Practice has been engaged by a Fortune 500 company to recruit a Senior Manager – Financial Controls to join their team, located in Irving. Candidate must have 5+ years’ accounting and audit experience including a CPA, SOX experience and management experience. Also must be polished and outgoing. The company is growing rapidly, is fast-paced, has a great culture, and excellent benefits. Salary range up to $105K + bonus.


Current Need:
This position is mainly responsible for driving Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance for the company. The responsibilities include evaluating and documenting current environment/framework, providing a significant advisory role for various control/compliance requirements, and managing overall compliance process. This role supports multiple business units across multiple locations; strong interpersonal skills will be necessary to support multiple customers. This role will also be responsible for the supervision of audit/accounting professionals.

Primary Responsibilities
• Lead in the evaluation of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and ensure appropriate controls are in place for new business processes or system changes.
• Review SOX narratives to ensure documentation exists for all relevant processes and updated in a timely manner with changes to process or controls or changes to the control framework.
• Direct the performance and coordination of self assessment testing including management of timelines, assignment of responsibilities, review of results, and providing regular reporting on SOX compliance efforts.
• Monitor control deficiencies and support management in the development of remediation plans to address deficiencies in a timely manner.
• Manage and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with the business and lead the coordination with internal and external auditors.
• Provide interpretive role of overall DOA framework to specific business needs while ensuring guiding principles remain intact. Provide control and accountability on commitments and transactions made on behalf of the company.
• Establish consistency in approval and delegation standards across company’s business units while streamlining the business processes and enhancing operations.
• Ensure DOA documentation exists for all relevant business units and relevant processes and are updated in a timely manner.
• Establish thorough and ongoing communication and interaction with assigned business unit personnel to ensure continuous engagement in DOA matters.
• Lead interaction with management on matters concerning DOA and any identified issues. Provide regular reporting on DOA compliance efforts.
• Provide developmental coaching and mentoring to staff.
• Support the business with various adhoc projects as required.


Minimum Requirements: 5+ years of accounting, internal auditing or related experience

Critical Skills:
• Previous public accounting experience or corporate audit/accounting experience within a large matrix environment.
• Thorough knowledge and application of auditing and accounting policies, practices and systems
• Self-motivated, accountable and results oriented
• Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build cross-functional relationships
• Ability to engage with all levels of management
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple initiatives simultaneously under pressure with competing/short deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to manage people and lead teams
• Demonstrated ability for trouble-shooting and issue resolution
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as in a team-based environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Attention to detail and solid analytical skills
• Intermediate to advance knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Additional Knowledge & Skills
• Strong understanding of US GAAP, PCAOB standards, SEC regulations, SOX Compliance, COSO Framework
• SAP or other large ERP experience
• Adaptable to changing environment/technology
• Process improvement exposure

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Masters preferred

Certifications/Licensure: CPA required, CIA preferred


If you, or someone you know, meet these requirements and are interested in learning more about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Jennifer Weiss at and include an updated resume/CV.

Corporate Statement: 

Accretive Solutions is a national professional services firm providing Consulting, Staffing, and Outsourcing solutions to a wide variety of organizations from start-ups to the Fortune 500. We specialize in solving problems in Accounting & Finance, Governance & Compliance, Information Technology and Business Transformation. Our Executive Search practice has a long and successful history of identifying great talent on behalf of our clients and their organizations.

Throughout our 30 year history performing Executive Search, we have earned an excellent reputation for delivering results and operating with the highest degree of integrity and professionalism. One of the things that set us apart is our practice of always doing what is in the best interests of those we serve - both clients and candidates alike.

Accretive Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Date: 

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:00

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