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Manager, IT Financial Risk Management - Product Engineering

Accounting, Finance & Accounting in San Francisco, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role

 

 

The Manager - IT Financial Risk Management will be focused on coordinating and building a world class IT risk management program for Uber’s finance function, working with the other arms of the Finance Risk Management team to develop an integrated risk and controls program to respond to existing and emerging risks.

 

The role will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, interacting on a day to day basis with Uber’s Security Assurance, Engineering, and Product teams to rationalize and automate Uber’s financial controls environment. The successful applicant will have demonstrated IT systems processes and IT internal controls experience related to financial applications.

What You’ll Do
  • Build and maintain relationships across Engineering, Product, Operations, Internal Audit, external audit and other external stakeholders to drive effective financial risk management.
  • Understand and manage emerging risks through early detection and adopt preventative measures to manage them.
  • Formulate responses and strategies to respond to changes to the business environment, such as; new product introduction, changes in accounting standards, internal process changes or reorganization
  • Work with Security Assurance, Engineering, and Product teams to improve efficiency of control environments through implementation of automation and process improvement
  • Bridge gaps between IT controls and business controls, including ITGCs. Work with IA to ensure complete control environment is managed
  • Work with emerging business lines to understand risk profile and ensure an appropriate control environment is established
  • Coordinate and review the completion of compliance activities such as; narrative and flowchart development, risk assessments, control rationalization, management controls testing
  • Provide control related support and training for the team to help mitigate financial risk through fostering an effective controls environment.
  • Implement new process and controls in response to changes to the business environment, such as; new product introduction, changes in accounting standards, internal process changes or reorganization

 

What You'll Need

  • Experience with Risk and Compliance within payment processing corporations/products
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in risk and IT General Controls management within custom developed (homegrown) applications 
  • Experience managing, monitoring and remediating deficient financial controls
  • Process management experience, including process redesign and optimization
  • Experience with information technology general controls and automated business process controls and concepts
  • Ability to analyze complex processes to identify potential financial, operational, systems and compliance risks across major finance cycles
  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form across a wide array of internal and external stakeholders, including senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently, including managing a team
  • Bachelor's degree (Information Systems focused and/or Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred)

 

Bonus Points if

  • Big 4 accounting firm and/or internet/ technology industry experience
  • Experience with SOX pre-IPO readiness assessments and control implementation
  • CPA/CA/CIA/CFA/CISSP/CISM/CISA
  • Working technical knowledge of US GAAP, SEC reporting requirements, SOX requirements, including PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5
  • Demonstrated project management experience (PM certification a plus)

 

About the Team
 

The Financial Risk Management (FRM) team will be focused on coordinating and building a world class IT risk management program for Uber’s finance function, working with the other arms of the team to develop an integrated risk and controls program to respond to existing and emerging risks. This role has the unique opportunity to shape Uber's Engineering and Product Orgs compliance programs.


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