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UPS Internal Controls Group Manager- Flexible Location in Richmond, Virginia

Job Summary

The Internal Controls Group (ICG) Manager is responsible for planning, developing SOX compliance processes, including information technology controls and financial controls and aggregation/reporting of results. The incumbent identifies/develops methodologies for the enterprise materiality framework, develops SOX scoring, reporting and creates the plan to ensure maximum external auditor reliance. This position ensures compliance with internal policies, procedures, and controls in accordance with audit standards/Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements. The ICG Manager supervises Senior Staff Auditors, Staff Auditors and Audit Specialists.


  • Manages global coordination of SOX 302 and 404 assurance programs including entity-level risk assessments, control identification/optimization and aggregation analyses to provide assessment of operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting

  • Acts as a primary liaison with external auditor for alignment of scoping, test plans and finding communications

  • Leads department’s SOX learning development program for both new staff/experienced personnel, Optimization Committee and maximum reliance of audit work by external auditor

  • Reviews audit findings to ensure identified ineffective controls and deficiencies are properly identified

  • Gathers information from various groups (e.g., Internal Audit and Compliance, Finance and Accounting, External Auditors, etc.) to prepare organization aggregation of enterprise SOX deficiencies

  • Reviews procedures to ensure compliance with professional, regulatory, and internal UPS standards (e.g., SOX, Institute of Internal Auditors)

  • Assists with the development of presentations to internal stakeholders including detailed audit results to include in the quarterly Audit Committee Report Committee presentations

  • Manages resources and people processes (e.g., Performance Management, Career Development, Training, Staffing, etc.) to ensure the day to day administration of processes and formal procedures

  • Resolves individual and group performance issues in accordance with UPS’s policies and procedures in a timely manner to motivate and foster teamwork

  • Maintains auditing web tool to ensure scoping, test plans and audit findings are documented


  • Possesses strong knowledge of accounting theory and principles

  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the functions, regulations, and procedures of compliance agencies or governing bodies

  • Understands basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources

  • Possesses experience supervising others

  • Advanced experience with MS Excel, and experience with data analytics/visualization tools (e.g., SQL, Power BI Access, Tableau)

  • Experience utilizing technology-based applications to perform analytical reviews

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting

  • Masters’ Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting

  • Minimum 2 years of public accounting experience preferably in of the Big Four accounting firms

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Category: Security

Requisition Number: 339375

Location: Richmond,Virginia