Senior Manager - Internal Controls

Foot Locker   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago


  • Serve as one of the Company’s key contacts for all SOX/internal control related issues or questions
  • Assist with the analysis of financial and IT risk assessment and the development of audit scope and test plans
  • Partner with key leaders to ensure accuracy of the control process documentation
  • Consult with key leaders on the design of internal controls associated with new business processes and/or system changes
  • Evaluate the Company’s internal control environment and assess the design, effectiveness and adequacy of key processes based on walkthroughs and compliance testing
  • Based on the audits performed, prepare auditreports/audit recommendations, communicating results to management/business partners and assisting them with developing corrective action plans, including root cause analysis, as well as facilitate the remediation of control gaps
  • Ensure audit findings are appropriately resolved and auditreports issued on a timely basis
  • Responsible for the escalation of critical issues to senior management of the company
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors on deliverables and ensure all audit functions are optimized
  • Manage the data analytics program based upon risk, scope and audit project objectives
  • Must be able to interpret business data and translate into insightful recommendations
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of accounting and auditing standards, industry and technology trends
  • Manage and provide leadership to staff and conduct training as needed
  • 15-30% domestic and international travel (pending assigned office location), generally advance notice provided


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited university or college in business, accounting, finance, management of information systems, or related discipline
  • CPArequired
  • CISA certification preferred, or ability to work towards and obtain certification
  • Must have a minimum of 5years accounting, auditing and/or data analytics experience
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX
  • Experience with COSO, COBIT or similar frameworks is desired
  • Must have relevant experience in IT general and application controls and IT technologies (e.g., Windows, UNIX, Mainframe, Oracle, PeopleSoft)
  • 1-2 years of supervisory or managerial experience
  • Big 4 public accounting firm experience is preferred
  • Must demonstrate competency understanding risks and controls to mitigate those risks such as technology enabled controls and process oriented controls
  • Must be able to think critically and perform analytical procedures on complex tasks such as risk assessment and quantification of control deficiencies
  • Must be able to effectively present complex concepts, audit results and recommendations to business owners across functional areas and levels of management
  • Ability to lead complex projects as well as the ability to work independently with minimal managerial supervision
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication, analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Job Id: 22875