Sr. Manager Finance

May 16, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE:

The Senior Manager, Internal Controls and Compliance is a highly visible management leadership position within AMD’s Global Internal Controls and Compliance team. This role leads a team that interacts regularly with AMD’s IT teams, internal control process owners, internal and external auditors, as well as with certain key AMD executives. This position is based in Austin, Texas and will report to the Director of Corporate Accounting.

 

THE PERSON:

The successful candidate will have a mix of external audit experience in a large public accounting firm and industry experience, and extensive knowledge of internal controls over IT systems, business controls, and PCAOB standards. This person will have a CPA, internal controls, and/or IT certification; be an excellent communicator with a keen analytical mindset; be detail oriented, highly efficient in project management; and have very strong problem-solving skills. This person will have an aptitude for managing teams and for working cooperatively across functions to influence and galvanize others towards a solution. A key attribute will be the ability to critically analyze IT systems and internal controls against established PCAOB standards to ensure they not only follow regulatory requirements but also best business practice. Another important aspect will be the ability to identify and drive technology and process enhancements to scale the business and to improve the speed and quality of the execution of the internal controls program.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a global governance structure of internal control executive sponsors, IT teams, global process owners, and other key stakeholders in support of a controls conscientious culture.
  • Lead a team to support business owners, internal and external auditors to ensure AMD complies with SOX in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Prepare the annual internal controls risk assessment including financial statement mapping, controls rationalization/gap analysis, identification of IT general and application controls, key business controls, key reports, key system interfaces and services organization controls.
  • Coordinate the internal control testing calendar with global process owners, IT teams, and internal and external auditors and ensure adherence to deadlines.
  • Educate business partners, IT teams and control owners on the importance of a strong internal control environment, including expectations for thorough documentation of performance.
  • Provide advice to executives, IT teams and global process owners on an effective and efficient design of internal controls including identifying opportunities to strengthen existing controls through automation and providing support in the implementing of new controls.
  • Influence the design of systems, processes, and controls for emerging and growing business activities to ensure internal controls are always considered and optimized.
  • Advise teams managing system implementations or other projects to ensure adequate controls are designed and incorporated, change control guidelines are followed, and process changes are documented.
  • Drive implementation of automated tools and processes to enhance the efficiency of internal controls.
  • Manage the relationship with internal and external auditors to ensure an effective and efficient audit over internal controls and ensuring the timely delivery of required audit evidence by process owners.
  • Assist global process owners in analyzing internal control deficiencies, including root cause analysis, control failure identification, level of significance assessment and drive timely remediation.
  • Keep business partners and IT teams abreast of developments in internal controls through issuance of various publications, training sessions, and other meeting forums.
  • Prepare internal controls program and policy updates for AMD executives and the AMD Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Extensive work experience
  • Big 4 or other large accounting firm work experience working with US publicly listed companies.
  • Previous audit experience performing SOX 404 audits and related testing, including IT controls.
  • Solid aptitude for information technology and digital solutions
  • Experience in analyzing the risks to financial reporting and designing internal controls.
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. PCAOB standards including the control deficiency evaluation framework
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • High attention to detail, organized and thorough with a desire for continuous process improvement.

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or information technology; advanced degree preferred.

CPA/CA/CIA/CISA certification preferred.

 

LOCATION:

Austin, TX

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

THE ROLE:

The Senior Manager, Internal Controls and Compliance is a highly visible management leadership position within AMD’s Global Internal Controls and Compliance team. This role leads a team that interacts regularly with AMD’s IT teams, internal control process owners, internal and external auditors, as well as with certain key AMD executives. This position is based in Austin, Texas and will report to the Director of Corporate Accounting.

 

THE PERSON:

The successful candidate will have a mix of external audit experience in a large public accounting firm and industry experience, and extensive knowledge of internal controls over IT systems, business controls, and PCAOB standards. This person will have a CPA, internal controls, and/or IT certification; be an excellent communicator with a keen analytical mindset; be detail oriented, highly efficient in project management; and have very strong problem-solving skills. This person will have an aptitude for managing teams and for working cooperatively across functions to influence and galvanize others towards a solution. A key attribute will be the ability to critically analyze IT systems and internal controls against established PCAOB standards to ensure they not only follow regulatory requirements but also best business practice. Another important aspect will be the ability to identify and drive technology and process enhancements to scale the business and to improve the speed and quality of the execution of the internal controls program.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a global governance structure of internal control executive sponsors, IT teams, global process owners, and other key stakeholders in support of a controls conscientious culture.
  • Lead a team to support business owners, internal and external auditors to ensure AMD complies with SOX in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Prepare the annual internal controls risk assessment including financial statement mapping, controls rationalization/gap analysis, identification of IT general and application controls, key business controls, key reports, key system interfaces and services organization controls.
  • Coordinate the internal control testing calendar with global process owners, IT teams, and internal and external auditors and ensure adherence to deadlines.
  • Educate business partners, IT teams and control owners on the importance of a strong internal control environment, including expectations for thorough documentation of performance.
  • Provide advice to executives, IT teams and global process owners on an effective and efficient design of internal controls including identifying opportunities to strengthen existing controls through automation and providing support in the implementing of new controls.
  • Influence the design of systems, processes, and controls for emerging and growing business activities to ensure internal controls are always considered and optimized.
  • Advise teams managing system implementations or other projects to ensure adequate controls are designed and incorporated, change control guidelines are followed, and process changes are documented.
  • Drive implementation of automated tools and processes to enhance the efficiency of internal controls.
  • Manage the relationship with internal and external auditors to ensure an effective and efficient audit over internal controls and ensuring the timely delivery of required audit evidence by process owners.
  • Assist global process owners in analyzing internal control deficiencies, including root cause analysis, control failure identification, level of significance assessment and drive timely remediation.
  • Keep business partners and IT teams abreast of developments in internal controls through issuance of various publications, training sessions, and other meeting forums.
  • Prepare internal controls program and policy updates for AMD executives and the AMD Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Extensive work experience
  • Big 4 or other large accounting firm work experience working with US publicly listed companies.
  • Previous audit experience performing SOX 404 audits and related testing, including IT controls.
  • Solid aptitude for information technology and digital solutions
  • Experience in analyzing the risks to financial reporting and designing internal controls.
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. PCAOB standards including the control deficiency evaluation framework
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • High attention to detail, organized and thorough with a desire for continuous process improvement.

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or information technology; advanced degree preferred.

CPA/CA/CIA/CISA certification preferred.

 

LOCATION:

Austin, TX

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