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NAFTA Internal Controls Manager Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028087

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-30-2017


At FCA, we want to empower you to bring your best. That's why we strive to create an environment where our core values of Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Cooperation, and Responsibility can thrive. At FCA, you'll work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with people who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and work together as a team to continually think bigger and bolder

The NAFTA Internal Controls Manager is a key leadership role at the senior level within the Internal Controls Group. This position has a high degree of visibility and interaction with senior level finance personnel including the Regional CFO and his direct reports. The individual responsible for performing the duties required of this position must have a thorough understanding of the Company's control framework as well as the rules and regulations that we are required to comply with. In addition, given the complexity of the subject matter combined with the varying backgrounds of the individuals and groups that this position interacts with on a regular basis, the responsible individual must possess strong leadership and communication skills.

 What you'll do: 

  • Be a key team member involved in directing programs, policies, and practices to ensure maintenance of an Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) governance framework to satisfy Regulatory and SEC Reporting requirements
  • Support the oversight and evaluation of the annual SOX risk assessment and scoping process
  • Design, development, and delivery of training to support effective knowledge transfer to company personnel connected to the ICFR process
  • Coordination of deficiency remediation efforts including tracking and status reporting to Senior Management
  • Participate in the overall evaluation of control deficiencies
  • Responsible for identifying and recommending improvements to controls and processes to enhance the overall control environment
  • Proactively monitor changes in business processes and provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders
  • Ensure timely updating of controls documentation
  • Responsible for interpretation of SOX compliance requirements and providing guidance to business process owners on an as needed basis
  • Support ICT in the performance and follow up of user access and segregation of duties (SOD) controls
  • Work closely with the Company's internal and external auditors
  • Completes other projects and special assignments, as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in Accounting or Finance including public accounting experience (Big 4 or large regional firm)
  • Strong understanding of internal controls and experience in performing, testing or evaluating internal controls over financial reporting
  • Experience managing, coaching and developing staff of accounting and finance professionals
  • Good communication skills (at all levels in the organization), both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work with diverse functional teams to evaluate and address key issues
  • Detail oriented; strong organizational and project management skills, including follow-up and follow-through skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other, equivalent advanced degree / certification
  • Strong understanding of the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and business operations
  • SAP or other ERP software background/experience

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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