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Business Controls Manager

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 24, 2023 - Requisition No. 113646

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What’s the role?

The Data Strategy & Operations team within Contracts & Exchanges is a team that is comprised product owners for major functionality used across the department, data analytics, and overseas resources for our dedicated Engineering teams.  Our team works with our internal teams and businesses around the organization to streamline the workflows, reduce risk, and champion improvements to controls and drive better business results.

We are looking to hire a Business Control Manager who will be responsible for the identification, design assessment and evaluation of our internal controls including maintenance of processes for identifying actual or potential control failures.  Alongside management, the business control manager will be jointly accountable for the development and maintenance of a strong and consistent control environment which prevents, detects and monitors operational and reputational risks.   To support the evaluation of the control environment, the candidate will have responsibility to develop a customized self-assurance program, as well as perform assurance activity to support compliance with corporate standards and Exchange Market Data standards.
A successful candidate will be a self-starter and who is comfortable in working with minimal supervision.  As this position will involve meeting with both business personnel, we need someone with excellent communication skills who can effectively communicate complex issues.  

We will trust you to:

  • Conduct risk identification and assessment - through understanding of existing activities, priorities and requirements, conduct a robust risk assessment to identify both current and emerging risks.
  • Design and evaluate controls – support business/functional partners in developing and documenting key processes, gaps and areas of heightened risk.
  • Design a self-evaluation program that supports ongoing maintenance of a strong control environment.
  • Be responsible for issue management and escalation – develop business and control metrics that support ongoing monitoring of control environment including tracking of actual or emerging issues.
  • Document issues, which should include a root cause analysis and remediation plan with an accountable owner and agreed timeframe.
  • Manage control governance and reporting – ensures that an appropriate governance structure is in place to present and agree risk assessments and serve as an escalation for issues.
  • Maintain relationships and management engagement--ensure appropriate level of business/function engagement in control activities, including prioritization of required remediation. Broader stakeholder management includes risk management, legal and compliance and internal audit
  • Coordinate and conduct special audits, investigations, and/or ad-hoc projects with minimal supervision and direction.

You need to have:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in evaluating internal controls design, identifying key risks and controls for a wide range of business processes
  • A strong understanding of generally accepted internal audit process, controls evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology e.g. COSO
  • The ability to drive team strategy and set the tone for strengthening the controls environment
  • An aptitude for identifying internal efficiencies and implement internal process improvements
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with ability to work well with colleagues at all levels
  • The ability to work independently, think analytically, conduct research, analyze data and is solution oriented
  • An enthusiastic and self-motivated attitude and the ability to be effective under pressure
  • The ability to manage deadlines, and multitask

We’d love to see:

  • Experience working with SAP is a plus
  • Experience working for an Exchange or in the Market Data industry

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:

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Salary Range: 145,000 - 165,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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