Internal Controls Manager

Washington, D.C.

Job Summary 

Manage a team engaged in analyzing and monitoring Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Operational risks, processes and controls. Hire, manage, train, develop, and evaluate staff. Develop, implement, document, and ensure adherence to practices and procedures. Participate in or lead special projects.


  • Plan, review, and/or prepare internal and external reports, schedules, and statements.
  • Review, establish, and monitor financial controls. Identify opportunities to streamline and automate. Improve efficiencies to reduce costs.
  • Respond to Audit (Internal and External), consultant, and other stakeholder inquiries and requests.
  • Identify risks and assess control needs associated with technology changes and new business transactions to support business needs.
  • Coordinate and administer assignments, monitor team progress, and maintain schedules.
  • Develop team members and provide ongoing professional guidance and direction.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
  • CPA Certified
  • 6+ years of related experience
  • Experience in SOX, Operational Risk, internal or external auditing focusing on internal controls, process design, and financial reporting for financial services entities preferred. 
  • Prior experience managing or leading teams strongly preferred.
  • Experience with processes of a large financial service institution, experience in a mortgage accounting environment preferred.
  • Competency in managing multiple projects simultaneously with a strong results/goal orientation. 
  • Experience working cross-functionally with accounting policy, operations, and business units.