SVP, Internal Financial Controls (2397) in Coppell, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description

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The SVP, Internal Financial Controls is responsible for coordinating, testing, and reporting on the company's overall compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and is directly responsible for implementing and executing a continuously improved program to ensure compliance with its Sections 302 and 404.
The position coordinates with the Chief Audit Executive in providing guidance to executive and senior management on the requirements of the regulations, serves as the subject matter expert and liaison with the external auditors, and leads a team of internal and third party resources for evaluation and reporting of the company's internal controls over financial reporting. This position also carries direct responsibility for identifying and driving operational effectiveness and efficiency, through recommendations to improve financial processes and underlying controls upstream and downstream of in-scope SOX activities.

The selected candidate will also be responsible for the following:
• Communicates SOX requirements and financial control compliance expectations with all elements of Sarbanes-Oxley
• Developing processes to leverage Internal Audit programs and methodology to drive efficiency and increase effectiveness of SOX coverage
• Drives key strategies and implements program initiatives designed to ensure full compliance with SOX 302 and 404
• Completes quantitative and qualitative analysis to establish scoping, materiality and coverage of internal controls over financial reporting
• Identification of significant financial reporting risks and key controls; standardization of financial controls (as applicable) across all business units
• Manages a rigorous testing program of SOX key business controls (Entity level, Financial Process, and IT general controls); partnering with organizations outside of Internal Audit as applicable to enable success; enforcing ownership of controls by Management
• Evaluates control deficiencies and monitors remediation actions, timelines and progress
• Manages coordination of obtaining and analysis of SOC 1 reports to support SOX testing
• Assists the Chief Audit Executive in developing reports and scorecards for executive management and the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board of Directors, regarding the SOX Program (planning, scoping, documentation, testing, and status of remediation actions for identified control deficiencies)
• Develops and leads presentations on SOX results, SOX-related initiatives and status, trainings with key business leaders, control owners, and external auditors
• Management of internal and third party resources
• Responsible for design and oversight of the SOX program controls and processes designed to ensure that risk is managed, regulatory oversight responsibilities are complied with, financial goals are targeted and budgets are met
• Overseeing adherence and contributing to updates in internal policies dictating compliance related to finance activities
• Responsible for increasing the operational efficiency of the organization in order to meet financial goals and business objectives
Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in fields such as finance, business administration and accounting.(MBA preferred)
• 10 - 15 years of overall experience; (including five years of demonstrated experience in an accounting, finance, or internal audit function, ten years of related SOX experience
• CPA or other directly relevant professional certification
• Sarbanes-Oxley / Internal Controls implementation expert
• Experience managing a remote team over disparate time zones
• Proven influencing skills and ability to drive change within a regulated organization
• Sharp, clear and concise oral and written abilities
• Exceptional analytical, organizational and project management skills
• Thorough knowledge of general accounting and financial processes; demonstrated expertise in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures
• Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
• Team oriented
• Experience with accounting for mortgage servicing activities preferred
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally

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United States of America

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