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Senior Manager, IT Financial Risk Management

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 Senior Manager - IT  Risk & Controls Management will help shape and build a world class IT risk management program for Uber’s finance function.  This role is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a key part of the most hotly anticipated IPOs of the decade. The Senior Manager will work with the other arms of the finance risk team to develop an integrated risk and controls program to respond to existing and emerging risks. This role will include managing a large team and will be responsible for assessing risk and developing mitigation strategies in a service oriented architecture / microservice environment.


The candidate will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, interacting on a day to day basis with Engineering, Security Assurance, Tech Eng, FinTech, IT Internal Audit, and Business Process teams to execute ongoing service discovery and risk mitigation through identification of existing and building new controls in a highly customized and dynamic IT environment.  This role will also oversee the overall IT controls for ICOFR, including rationalizing and automating Uber’s financial controls environment. The successful applicant will have extensive IT systems processes and IT internal controls experience.





What You'll Do

  • Build and maintain relationships across Finance and the wider business, including Engineering, Internal Audit, external audit and other external stakeholders to drive effective IT risk management.
  • Build and assess automated controls in a complex and heavily customized environment.
  • Understand and manage emerging IT risks through early detection and adoption of preventative measures to mitigate.
  • Conduct IT risk assessments to identify risk and controls gaps and provide sustainable solutions for executing risk mitigation projects
  • Stay current with industry standards and regulatory requirements around IT such as COBIT, ITIL, etc
  • Apply understanding of Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) tools and technologies
  • Assist in the IT responses and strategies supporting changes to the business environment, such as; new product introduction, internal process changes or reorganization
  • Work with emerging business lines to understand risk profile and ensure an appropriate control environment is established
  • Work with FinTech and process owners to improve efficiency of control environment through implementation of automation and process improvement
  • Bridge gaps between IT controls and business controls, including ITGC's for Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) and SOX
  • Provide control related support and training for the team to help mitigate IT risk through fostering an effective controls environment.
  • Coordinate and review the completion of compliance activities such as; narrative and flowchart development, risk assessments, control rationalization, management controls testing


What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree (IT focused and/or Accounting, Finance or Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years of IT Controls, IT Compliance or risk management experience
  • Understanding of IT Attestation, including IT Controls in support of SOX control opinions
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to dive into details but also summarize for executive reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently, including managing a large team(s).
  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form across a wide array of internal and external stakeholders, including senior leadership.
  • Understanding of Emerging Technology Risk and Agile/ DevOps environments
  • Ability to analyze complex IT systems to identify potential financial, operational, systems and compliance risks.
  • Ability to thrive in environments of uncertainty


Bonus Points if

  • Big 4 accounting firm and/or internet/ technology industry experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience (PM certification a plus)
  • Experience managing, monitoring and remediating IT control deficiencies
  • Process management experience, including process redesign and optimization
  • Experience with information technology general controls and automated business process controls and concepts using both homegrown and COTS ERP systems.
  • Experience with Oracle R12 or another large scale ERP

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