IT Internal Controls Financial Reporting Advisor Lead

Purpose of Job

The ICFR (Internal Controls Financial Reporting) Lead drives cross-functional teams in planning and executing multiple, complex situation in order to achieve an enterprise-wide ICFR framework including control identification, evaluation of design, test of control, related issues, root-cause and remediation across USAA Insurance, Banking, Investing and Real Estate lines of businesses and functional areas. This individual utilizes expert knowledge in ICFR to plan and coordinate highly complex activities and is a key ICFR resource for both their team and enterprise partners.

Job Requirements

  • Drives cross-functional teams in planning and executing multiple,  complex situation in order to achieve an enterprise-wide ICFR framework including control identification, evaluation of design, test of control, related issues, root-cause and remediation across USAA Insurance, Banking, Investing and Real Estate lines of businesses and functional areas.                                                                  
  • Utilizes expert functional knowledge to plan, direct and coordinate highly complex activities that lead to risk assessment, control selection, testing, evaluation of results and annual attestation processes.    
  • Key resource for enterprise partners, providing holistic and proactive perspectives and recommendations by removing obstacles and impediments to ensure objectives are met.    
  • Applies expert functional knowledge to drive adoption of ICFR business processes, applications, products, services and related financial statements through routine interactions with senior management, becoming their trusted advisor on ICFR issues and making recommendations to solve long-term matters
  • Formally mentors team members on escalated issues.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to leading the teachings about ICFR, ensuring knowledge transfer to less experienced team members; reviews the work of other, less experienced team members to ensure achievement of strategic business goals and operational objectives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management or a related field; Four additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Eight or more years experience in Internal Control Financial Reporting (ICFR), financial accounting and controls and/or auditing work experience.
  • Six or more years of progressive related experience developing, influencing and delivering results in a complex ICFR matrix environment

Preferred

  • CPA designation
  • Public Accounting and/or Public Company experience
  • Strong IT Controls experience

Relocation assistance is available for this position.