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2021-25258 -

Finance Risk Principal

Location(s): San Diego, California; Mountain View, California; Reno, Nevada
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Overview

Come join Intuit's Accounting organization (Controllership, Operations, and Systems Assurance) as a Finance Risk Principal. We are looking for creative problem solvers with a passion for innovation to join our team and revolutionize the way the world does business.

This is a Finance Risk Principal within the Accounting organization (Controllership, Operations, and Systems Assurance) covering our Money Business (Payments, Payroll and Capital for Small Businesses).  Position is located in San Diego/Reno/Mountain View, CA. This leader is primarily responsible for supporting the Money Finance Governance Function.  They will be a key member of working teams to influence and contribute to Money outcomes that balance customer priorities with financial integrity and risk mitigation. 

The ideal candidate will be able to navigate difficult issues and individuals successfully and align stakeholders in service to a common outcome. This leader will be able to independently design and implement strategies, operating mechanisms, and organize/deploy resources to plan for organizational capacity at scale. With risk, controls and accounting as the foundation, this leader leverages his/her business acumen and influence to tackle tough challenges and transform operations from an end-to-end perspective.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelors’ degree in Finance/Accounting with minimum of 6 years’ post-graduate experience; CPA/MBA highly desirable. Or equivalent experience.
  • Fin-tech industry experience, highly desirable
  • Superior accounting knowledge for financial statements and internal controls over financial reporting and risk functions. 
  • Strong end-to-end process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, project management, and problem-solving skills. Proactively address issues, own the outcome, and continuously strive for best in class processes and deliverables.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to influence cross-functionally and at all levels of management. Effectively navigates social dynamics of teams, groups, and organizations.
  • Confidence, good judgment, energy and personality to work in a dynamic, multi-business unit environment across all levels of management and across business units and functions.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, time prioritization and risk assessment
  • Professional skepticism and a testing/validation mindset. Background in public accounting or internal audit is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, presentation and influencing skills, including the ability to elevate issues to the right level internally and externally to resolve. Superior ability to clearly articulate a point of view and adjust communication style and content to suit audience needs. Frames complex issues into simple stories.
  • Strong PC, worksheet and word processing skills.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle R12, Siebel/BRM and Business Objects a plus.

How you will lead

  • Understand the end-to-end operational, financial, and systemic environment and key upstream and downstream processes that drive financial and customer impacts. Develop and drive strategy to support Risk and Account functions for new offerings, and business changes.
  • Must possess the leadership qualities necessary to drive change and adoption of the strategy.
  • Oversees monitoring for existing and future internal controls over Money Movement and Money Risk initiative
  • Partners with CAO Finance Systems to provide process owner requirements on Finance System, risk, and product initiatives
  • Make decisions based on data, risk assessments and accounting guidance; drive end-to-end outcomes independently. Transparently communicate decisions, tradeoffs, plans, goals and strategies across multiple organizations to ensure alignment to the objectives and teams to do their jobs effectively
  • Proactively lead and influence cross-functionally and at all levels of management. Cultivate strong relationships with leaders in Risk, Accounting, Finance, and across the Business in order to facilitate timely, high-quality decision-making.
  • Work well through ambiguity, with confidence in making tough calls and leading through adversity with a sharp focus on driving the right outcomes.
  • Use excellent communication skills to inspire confidence in decisions and provide transparency as to status and trade-offs, with the ability to bridge between accounting, technical, and business mindsets with ease.
  • Monitor the internal and external environment and anticipate desirable change. Stay current on evolving Accounting Standards pronouncements and updates under prevailing regulatory bodies (FASB, SEC), incorporating into current Company policy as necessary. Maintain active relationships with professional colleagues outside the company in order to understand current best practices.
  • Develop training and outreach programs and delivers this training to business unit and functional team leaders.
  • Ensure the proper accounting and risk treatment for all product and service offerings is documented and that related accounts are properly prepared, reviewed, and substantiated.
  • Streamline systems and reporting tools to ensure efficient and accurate recording and proper classification of revenue.
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