Senior Analyst, Financial Controls Program 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 Analyst within the Financial Controls Program Management team will be focused on implementing a world class financial risk management program to respond to risk across lines of businesses at Uber. The successful applicant will continuously be looking for ways to help FRM get better at what we do, advocate best practices to the business partners and roll up your sleeves to pitch in when it's all hands on deck. You will work closely with business process owners, Uber’s Internal Audit team and external auditors to manage financial risk by facilitating an effective and efficient control environment.
As Uber’s existing control environment continues to mature, there is a significant building component of the control environment, including identifying areas of risk and making valuable recommendations on controls to manage significant risks.
What You'll Do
Build and maintain relationships across finance and the wider business, internal audit, external audit and other external stakeholders to drive effective financial risk management.
Work with process owners to roll out new controls and educate on the appropriate evidence to be saved for SOX walkthroughs and SOX testing
Coordinate and review the completion of compliance activities such as; SOX 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 processes and controls in response to changes in the business environment, such as; new product introduction, changes in accounting standards, internal process changes or reorganization
Communicate with and educate process owners effectively, including non-finance individuals, on the importance of controls, and effective control environment, and the role of FRM
Willingness to “Lean in” to assist control owners to complete controls to an acceptable standard where required
Ability to navigate through ambiguity, manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
What You'll Need
Bachelor's degree (Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred)
3+ years of audit (internal or external), controls, compliance or risk management experience
Strong organization skills with an ability to plan and perform multiple tasks
Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and influence management
Big 4 accounting firm and/or internet/ technology industry experience
Demonstrated project management experience (PM certification a plus)
Experience managing, monitoring and remediating deficient financial controls
Process management experience, including process redesign and optimization
Working technical knowledge of US GAAP, SEC reporting requirements, SOX requirements, including PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5
Experience with Oracle R12 or another large scale ERP
About the Team
Financial Risk Management (FRM) is the team responsible for understanding, analyzing and responding to risk events within the finance function. It’s mandate is to partner with the business to proactively manage risk and maintain an effective and efficient control environment over financial risks. Whenever change occurs, there is risk; in order to respond to the ever-changing nature of Uber a focus on risk is required to ensure we are compliant with statutory requirements and understand the impact of risk and use it to perform informed decision making.
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