Manager – Risk & Controls

New York, New York • $100,000 - $125,000

About the Company:

Global alternative asset manager with approximately $475 billion of assets under management is seeking a Manager of Risk & Controls.

The Manager of Controls will report into the Director of Risk and Controls.  This role will be integral in maintain the integrity and effectiveness of the Company’s control environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the quarterly and annual Sarbanes Oxley (“SOX”) reporting requirements for the firm
  • Build relationships with key contacts/stakeholders, including global SOX leads, sector and regional finance leads; External reporting; Corporate accounting; Tax; and internal and external audit teams
  • Assist in financial statement and fraud risk assessments to evaluate and address impact of the results on the control environment
  • Assist in the design and implementation of controls for new entities or where control deficiencies/gaps have been identified
  • Update and maintain risk and controls documentation in AuditBoard for changes to the control environment prior to external auditor walkthrough meetings
  • Monitor the execution of the annual test plan for evaluating design and operating effectiveness of key controls and management monitoring controls
  • Perform root cause analysis for quarterly adjustment logs to determine if adjustment required as the result of a control weakness

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Experience in applying SOX guidance (real estate or construction a plus)
  • CPA a Must
  • Strong documentation skills, experience working with AuditBoard a plus
  • Strong project management skills and applies a pragmatic and efficient approach to handling complex assignments

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $100,000 – $125,000 plus bonus
  • Competitive benefit program

 

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