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Lead Accountant- Accounting Policy and Controls

Company: Liberty Mutual Insurance
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Accountant- Accounting Policy and ControlsJob description:Responsible for partnering primarily with various business functions to help execute and maintain a robust internal control environment. Works collaboratively with multiple business units/departments, internal audit and external audit teams, and other strategic partners to support the attestation process. Communicates effectively with management to plan work, gather information, and present results. Leads efforts to continuously improve processes to produce value added work in the most efficient means possible. For this role, it is crucial to be able to work and communicate effectively with the business teams and stakeholders and provide value to customers.Responsibilities:

  • Works with management to ensure a robust control environment; supports continuous review of operations within the control environment; develops recommendations in support of cost/benefit so that they align with changing business needs. Ensures changes are implemented as needed.
  • Develops partnerships with the functional groups and business owners to assess the risk and control environment and identifies opportunities for process, control and system improvements.
  • Works with external auditors to assist in the review of SOX processes and controls to ensure that the control environment remains effective and efficient as processes change; organizes meetings to coordinate various needs for attestation activities; communicates any control or audit issues to management and meets with control owners to develop and implement action plans to address the issues.
  • Continually assesses the business value and efficiency of the work performed, making suggestions for improvements and collaborating with others in implementing them. Leads and actively participates in increasingly complex department projects and continuous improvement activities.

Keywords: Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston , Lead Accountant- Accounting Policy and Controls, Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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