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Financial Reporting Internal Controls Manager in Lynn, MA at Eastern

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Description

When you join Eastern Bank, you join the largest and oldest mutual bank in the country. We pride ourselves in having knowledgeable and experienced professionals that can provide the expertise, personal attention and service our customers deserve.

As the fourth-largest full-service commercial bank in Greater Boston, we are able to offer you unique opportunities for career growth throughout the organization, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits program.

As an inclusive company, we work to ensure that our valued employees are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, and encouraged to reach their fullest potential. These values have earned us a reputation as a great place to work and provide a strong reason why you should consider a career with us.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Review and evaluate internal controls over financial reporting and determine whether they are designed properly, particularly in a changing business process environment. Identify any control gaps, propose effective controls and help document;
  • Coordinate and review the self-assessment FDICIA control test work performed in each department;
  • Identify any financial reporting risk issues, evaluate for deficiency consideration, and assist owners with remediation plans
  • Collaborate with process owners on process walkthroughs for the external auditors.;
  • Perform the annual FDICIA control materiality assessment;
  • Perform testing of entity level controls over financial reporting;
  • Work with Information Security Department to develop/monitor self-assessment testing related to IT controls over financial reporting
  • Provide status reports for Executive Management
  • Work as liaison with external auditors with regards to internal controls over financial reporting.


Job Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA license preferred;
  • SOX/FDICIA control experience;
  • In depth knowledge of COSO 2013 framework;
  • Public accounting or internal audit experience;
  • Banking knowledge preferred;
  • Analytic ability with strong verbal and written communication skills