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Sr. Manager, Enterprise Financial Controls

Location: 

White Plains, US

Summary

Seeking a self-motivated, driven, and a well-rounded individual to join our Finance team as Sr. Manager, Enterprise Financial Controls , This role is responsible for various activities involved with strengthening and managing Authority’s internal controls program over financial reporting. #LI-CJ1

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development and implementation of controls framework around financial reporting including deficiency evaluation and process improvement.
  • Develop robust manual of key finance policies and procedures in support of the control framework. Evaluate the effectiveness of corporate policies, processes, and procedures against established standards, guidelines and requirements and recommend changes where appropriate.
  • Manage the Business Units and financial statement account risk assessment and scoping process in support of annual control requirements. Perform control assessments which include identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures. Conduct and coordinate monthly/quarterly self-testing, assess results and implement corrective actions.
  • Review and challenge issues identified by the business, internal audit testing, or external auditors. Coordinate with external and internal auditors: manage scope, identify risk areas, ensure timely closure of observations and prepare reports for senior management and audit committee.  
  • Advise Management regarding future state financial controls associated with changes resulting from Finance Transformation initiatives.
  • Maintain controls and risk database, review issues regularly and take corrective actions on all observations.
  • Responsible for the company’s compliance requirements and adherence to Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) framework, and effectiveness of controls related to key accounting controls.  
  • Participate in risk assessment activities, including integrated reporting initiatives.
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of external and internal financial reporting, internal controls and the ability to leverage such knowledge to make effective advisory recommendations.
  • Ability to use available technical resources and tools to research and expand one’s knowledge, and remain up-to-date on industry trends and NYPA related strategic initiatives.
  • Knowledge of management information systems, concepts, and practices.
  • Understanding of the electric utility industry including familiarity with current trends in rate setting and generation, transmission and distribution.
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, GASB and FERC preferred.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, execute, and articulate complex internal control issues
     

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; finance or accounting degree preferred. 
  • Minimum 8 years of full-time experience in auditing, business analysis, or program evaluation required.
  • CPA certification preferred.
  • Experience with utility industry and/or government organizations preferred.
     

Physical Requirements

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $135,000-$165,000. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to accessibility@nypa.gov.

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