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Reporting to the Associate Vice President (AVP), Financial Controls within Aramark’s Audit and Control Services Group, with shared reporting to the Vice President of Finance within a business sector, the Financial Controls Senior Manager is based in Aramark's headquarters in Philadelphia and is responsible for advancing financial compliance efforts, including reviewing, designing, testing and implementing internal controls, policies, and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with all laws, regulations, and contractual requirements that apply to the operations and financial reporting of Aramark within his/her assigned business sector.
This position supports management’s annual assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting (ICOFR) as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act. This assessment includes evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls designated as critical to business processes in both field and headquarters locations. The role includes working with process owners within a business sector to guide them in the preparation and updating of business process narratives, flowcharts and control matrices, managing the ICOFR testing process, evaluating action plans for deficiencies identified for remediation and overseeing the evaluation of unremediated control weaknesses or exceptions to assess whether they represent deficiencies, significant deficiencies or material weaknesses.
The individual is also responsible for coordinating investigation and reporting of potential violations of Aramark’s Business Conduct Policy (BCP) within his/her assigned business sector, conducting exception-based reviews of key balance sheet accounts to prevent and detect fraud and financial reporting errors, and tracking and reporting results in these areas to the AVP, Financial Controls and sector VP of Finance. The role includes participating in the development and implementation of communications on compliance issues and other external and internal regulatory matters within a business sector and at the enterprise level. The position will also be responsible for various special projects, as assigned.
The position works closely with senior management across all functions, including Finance and Accounting, Legal, Human Resources and Information Technology to understand compliance goals and requirements and develop key processes and tools to achieve necessary outcomes. The individual must also work collaboratively with field operations and key functions to drive necessary processes, including assisting in both understanding and correcting root causes that may prevent ongoing compliance.
Essential Job Functions (Financial Controls and Audit):
Travel: 50% travel is required