CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc.
(NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses
and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of
monthly, two-week and 1-day lenses, all featuring advanced materials and
optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision
challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete
collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a
combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the
company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real
advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.
JOB TITLE: Manager,
Financial Risk & Controls
DEPARTMENT: Finance JOB SUMMARY
ideal candidate will assist with overseeing the global risk and control
environment helping to improve our accounting operations through risk
management, controls, and policy setting. The successful candidate will have a
strong accounting background. They will also be responsible for establishing
and maintaining a strong working relationship with our global and regional
Finance teams serving as a liaison for members at all levels throughout the
organization. This person will also possess sound judgement helping to identify
and remediate control deficiencies and provide recommendations for improvement
as they relate to the Company's key internal controls.
and Compliance(30% of role)
Ensure a robust financial control environment
exists for all key locations through the development and maintenance of
policies and procedures that addresses critical financial risks.
Work with Internal Audit to establish and
maintain our Risk and Controls Matrix while at the same time help to ensure
that current controls are embedded into normal day-to-day processes and
Help to maintain and administer the Company’s
global financial policies.
Track, monitor and report metrics related to
required risk and compliance processes.
Collaborate with the corporate and regional finance
teams to identify, address and remediate high risk, material accounting and
finance control deficiencies through a formal communication and reporting
Provide internal controls related knowledge and
guidance to Finance and Operations SOX 404 Leads in each of our key regions.
Work with the Oracle ERP implementation team to
ensure that the worldwide deployment of the system is appropriately assessed
from a risk compliant standpoint ensuring all key aspects of internal control
and global Company policies are being standardized and appropriately adhered
Control Audits and Reviews(25% of role)
Assist Internal Audit with SOX testing for
identified areas and locations of the business based on a risk/materiality
Assist in internal control issues identified
providing root cause analysis (including deficiency exposures) and providing recommendations
for improvements to the design of existing financial processes and procedures.
Perform internal control reviews to assess the
compliance of departments as well as individual employees.
Training and Development(20% of role)
Implement global education and training programs
to ensure employees have adequate awareness and understanding of internal
control standards and requirements.
Work with the Technical Accounting Team at
Corporate HQ to provide technical guidance; advise and training to our
Corporate and Regional Finance teams on any existing or future changes in
accounting standards and requirements under US GAAP.
Experience in analyzing/implementing various
regulations and policies in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley and GAAP at the CooperVision
local, regional and corporate levels as well as at the TCC corporate level.
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint) as well as general PC expertise.
Must have excellent analytical, interpersonal
and communication skills - the role will require interaction with a wide range
of fellow employees, senior leaders, as well as auditors.
Ability to independently research, analyze and
Flexibility in handling conflicting priorities working
under strict deadlines.
Sound independent judgement.
High attention to detail along with excellent
verbal and written communication skills
Typical office work environment.
Approximately 10% travel where needed within our
key regions - APAC, EMEA/ACE, North America and Latin America.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
is required; Master’s degree a plus
7-10 years of experience within internal
controls, internal audit or public accounting environment.
Understanding of internal controls and
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.
Experience in global operations, manufacturing
and compliance, a plus.
Knowledge of Agile, ServiceNow, Oracle, BAAN or
other major ERP systems, a plus.