Verizon Senior Risk Management & Compliance Manager in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

Corporate Risk Management and Compliance is responsible for the administration of Verizon’s Sarbanes Oxley compliance program, overseeing policies, processes, people and systems and partnering with business leaders to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, regulatory and reputational risks. The Senior Manager of RM&C is responsible for leading a team that addresses SOX compliance, risks and operational gaps.

  • Direct a team of professionals and provide leadership in administering Verizon’s SOX 404 program. Including; manage the scope of the program, prepare and deliver training the RM&C team and Verizon Management, review of process documentation, establishment of management test plans, assessment of management test results, and remediation plans. Prepare reporting on program metrics for Finance Executives, Verizon Management Audit Committee and the Board of Directors Audit Committee. Work closely with Verizon’s external auditors to address issues related to control performance of effectiveness, program scope and annual testing.

  • Work with management to assess all aspects of risk inherent in assigned departments or functions and make decisions concerning the scope of work to be performed based on those risks. Assess current and potential risks based on the potential financial, legal and reputation impacts to the company. Develop and implement prioritized work plans based on the risk assessment and business partner feedback. Continually determine modifications to strategy as needed to support business priorities and perceived risks to profitability and asset protection.

  • Provide leadership in designing and implementing controls to improve financial performance and transactional accuracy, including the design of reporting to monitor processes or existing controls, the repair of controls that are not functioning as intended, assessment of potential new and developing threats, and the enhancement of the control environment. Ensure adequate coverage of significant risks through delegation of resources for monitoring and review of standard reports, risk model analysis and associated field work.

  • Promote the team’s professional development. Ensure all team members receive consistent and relevant development plans.

  • Provide proactive support and guidance to key stakeholders in Finance and Administration. Provide recommendations/ advice/assistance regarding controls and compliance.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with key internal customers. Communicate timely and accurate information regarding findings and recommended improvements to senior management and monitor management’s improvement actions. Prepare and deliver presentations communicating risks mitigated, and the potential impacts of unmitigated risks to senior management.

  • Provide leadership in developing and completing thorough and accurate investigations based on limited information. Direct a team of professionals who will research transactions, processes and investigate allegations of misconduct in the department.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Five or more years of experience in developing and executing audit programs/test procedures.

  • Five or more years of management experience.

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 including experience with control design and evaluation.

  • Project management experience.

Even better if you also have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or Information Systems.

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration.

  • Six or more years of work experience with a concentration in operational Compliance, business controls or Finance.

  • Five or more years of managing professionals responsible for managing all aspects of risk in a fast-paced technology organization.

  • Experience driving complex solutions and analytics to provide ongoing and automated monitoring of key risks.

  • Experience formulating, affecting, interpreting and implementing policies and processes to ensure a strong control environment.

  • Experience leveraging auditing principles and methods to evaluate policies, processes and systems to identify business risks and control gaps.

  • Project management experience with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently leveraging organization and time-management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analytics and presentation.

  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

  • A Professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE).

  • Experience with report writing/database software.

  • Telecommunications experience.

  • Knowledge of statistics, reporting and analytical tools.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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