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Manager, Internal Controls in New Port Richey, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

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Job Description

Have you been looking for the chance to use your expertise to make a real difference in an organization?


The Manager, Internal Controls is primarily responsible for working closely with the finance organization and business to ensure internal controls and SOX-related activities for the Company are appropriately developed, maintained and improved and reflect the risk assessments or the organization. This person will also ensure change initiatives have proper, well documented internal controls, and will work closely with the business, internal audit function and the external auditors to ensure appropriate operating effectiveness of controls and that documentation meets appropriate standards.

Reporting directly to the VP Corporate Controller, this position is based in New Port Richey, Florida.

We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!                                                             


Major Accountability:

  • Coordinates with management and control owners to maintain and update all internal controls and related documentation (i.e. narratives, flowcharts, walkthroughs, COSO compliance, etc.).

  • Ensure management initiates control changes (i.e. additions/deletions/modifications) and oversees the change management process.  

  • Provide technical interpretation and write responses to control deficiencies including evaluating and rating the deficiencies (i.e. D, SD, MW) by working with management and other members of Internal Audit to draft responses and action plans to address audit issues.   

  • Facilitates and coordinates (i.e. liaison) SOX testing and related activities with members of the Internal Audit team.    

  • Evaluation of errors and misstatements (i.e. quarterly SAB 99 listing) for potential internal control implications.


Job Requirements

Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluate the Company’s internal control environment and assess the design, effectiveness and adequacy of key processes based on walkthroughs and compliance testing including management/maintenance of enterprise-wide process, risk, controls matrix

  • Work with business process owners to ensure that exceptions from SOX testing are adequately remediated and re-tested in a timely manner; assist process owners with developing corrective action plans, including root cause analysis, as well as facilitate the remediation of control gaps

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of accounting and auditing standards, industry and technology trends with continual improvement recommendations identified and provide support for implementation

  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors on deliverables and ensure all audit functions are optimized

  • Support implementation of internal controls at businesses that may be acquired by the Company

  • Support process owners through training, reviewing, and providing guidance for their processes

  • Work with external auditors to plan and implement an assessment of the control environment, coordination of timing and execution of process walkthroughs, and a process for timely sharing of potential issues for resolution with respect to internal controls.

  • Special projects, as required

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance Or business with emphasis in Accounting or Finance required

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional accounting, finance, or business processes experience required

  • CPA preferred

  • Public Accounting experience is preferred.

  • Excellent understanding of internal controls, SOX and internal audit required

  • Understanding of United States GAAP and technical accounting issues required

  • Experience leading initiatives and projects with cross functional teams in a highly complex, fast-paced environment required

  • Strong business acumen required

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience working with a decentralized team of professionals in a matrix organization a plus

  • Candidate must be proficient in a Microsoft Windows environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)

  • Candidates with experience in SharePoint/Workiva management tools are preferred

  • Oracle/QAD experience is a plus

  • Excellent written, analytical, problem-solving, verbal, listening, presentation and facilitation skills required

  • Strong leadership and relationship-building capabilities, including the ability to lead/influence those not directly reporting to this role

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills required

  • Ability to effectively work and create effective partnerships with employees at all levels within the organization required

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic business and work environment and manage multiple priorities required

  • Excellent organizational skills required

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and decision making skills required

  • Highly motivated and self-directed required with the ability to work independently with minimal managerial supervision

  • Ability to provide oversight across multiple initiatives or projects from inception to conclusion required

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of time is required

*Welbilt (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice) designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.   Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln®, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, and fitkitchen℠.                 


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