Internal Control Manager
POSITION SUMMARY: Assist Senior Management in the establishment and monitoring of internal controls over various mega business processes as per LVMH IC Base (ERICA), ICF Risk Approach, and LVMH SOD Framework; Assist Senior Management to integrate control activities into below significant and essential business areas: - Finance and Accounting - Retail Sales (Order to Cash) - Purchase to Pay - Inventory Control - Information Technology - Merchandising, Planning, Supply Chain, & Distribution - Human Resources and Payroll PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: > Perform internal control self-assessment per LVMH ERICA guidance on an annual basis. > Prepare Management Representation Letter for submission to LVMH Group on an annual basis. > Assist external auditor in its annual financial and Information Technology General Control (ITGC) audits and coordinate with various process owners as requested by Senior Management. > Update Delegation of Authority Matrix to meet the changing business needs per functional management's feedback to improve efficiency. > With the controller/ director of accounting, lead and drive audit recommendations/remediation action plans to address all audit findings noted in external auditor's annual financial and ITGC audits. > Perform ERP security and user provisioning audit to ensure proper user access (Navision, High Jump, Ultipro, Citibank BE Portal, Nhanced Workflows, etc.) on an annual basis. > Manage Conflict of Interest Self Declaration process for key/sensitive positions within the organization. > Assist in developing and maintaining and updating Policies and Procedures within Finance Department and other departments as requested. > Performs research in current Accounting and Auditing issues for potential impact on the Company's accounting and reporting as well as IAS Guidance (IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS16, etc.) > Develop internal control related training materials and conduct training sessions to enhance control consciousness throughout the organization. > Perform special projects as assigned by CFO-SVP Finance.
JOB SKILLS REQUIRED: > Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with ERP systems (Navision) > Experience with SOX 404 controls and processes > Excellent written and verbal communication skills > Strong interpersonal skills > Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills > Detail-Oriented and self-starter > CPA and CIA certifications not required but preferred EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: > Minimum (5) years in audit experience (Public Accounting). Additional internal audit experience being a plus. > BA/BBA in Accounting or Finance and previous public accounting experience > CPA and Big 4 experience is highly desirable > Strong understanding of internal controls and good working knowledge of COSO Framework (General Environment, Risk Assessment, Control Activities, Information and Communication, Monitoring Activities.) KEY COMPETENCIES: > Business Acumen (Particularly in Retails Sales Industry) > Drive for Results > Focus on Internal Customers/Process Owners > Motivating Others > Attracting & Developing Talent > Managing Conflicts in a Constructive Way > Communicating Effectively in a Non-confrontational Way with Process Improvement Focus > Adaptability and Flexibility in Dealing with difficult audit-client situations. > Ability to Maintain Confidentiality > Teamwork & Collaboration