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Director, Financial Risk Management

Accounting, Finance & Accounting

About the Role

Financial Risk Management is the team responsible for understanding, analysing 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.

The Director, Financial Risk Management will be responsible for oversight of our Global SOX program and will report to our Head of Financial Risk Management. The ideal candidate will be strategic and technical, having experience in a similar role dealing with high growth multinational organizations consisting of multiple lines of business and complex transactions. This person is a seasoned leader, internal controls expert with business acumen and a developer of people.

What You'll Do

  • Provide leadership to the internal control group to proactively address risks to internal controls over financial reporting
  • Oversee and lead the Global SOX program, including risk assessments, process scoping, execution of testing, and analysis of gaps, including materiality assessments
  • Stakeholder alignment, including education and communication regularly to executives
  • Lead a team of internal employees and contractors; including effective management of large scale consulting engagements
  • Partner and coordinate cross-functionally to understand and respond to business transactions, emerging risks, new product introduction, changes in accounting standards, etc.
  • Work with other leaders to improve efficiency of control environment through implementation of automation or process improvements

What You'll Need

  • 15+ years or internal control and accounting experience, including 5+ years of experience in a public company (preferred)
  • Public accounting/Big 4 experience
  • BS/BA in Accounting. CPA required
  • Should possess excellent technical, analytical, and strong executive communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional, high-growth environment, and to lead and drive complex initiatives
  • Consistent track record of leadership with a keen ability and desire to mentor staff on career development and establishing relationships across finance and the business.
  • Strong organization skills with an ability to oversee multiple projects and complex workstreams
  • Ability to analyze complex processes to identify potential financial, operational, systems and compliance risks across major finance cycles
  • Ability to thrive in environments of uncertainty

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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.