VP Financial Reporting and SOX Control

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Job Identification Number: 828

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client is seeking a VP, Financial Reporting and SOX Control in their New York City based office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of internal financial reporting and analysis for the John Hancock reinsurance agreements on both STAT and GAAP basis
  • Oversight of Insurance & Agency Group ( l&AG’s) internal control program compliance with company’s organizational standards, governance and practices implemented under Sarbanes-Oxley and the Model Audit Rule
  • Subject matter expert within Insurance and Agency Group Finance on STAT and GAAP technical accounting. Support the Corporate Accounting Policy group, as needed, with technical accounting  research on l&AG matters

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • CPA required
  • 4 year college degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum 10 years of financial reporting experience in insurance or reinsurance and 2 or more years in public accounting.
  • MBA or other industry credentials a plus.
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry and business process trends and is able to apply that knowledge to existing business processes with a focus towards process improvement
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and Model Audit Rule compliance requirements
  • Interaction with Independent Auditors on control issues and potentially State Insurance Department  regulators
  • A sound knowledge of insurance is required and will be utilized to formulate appropriate questions and commentary on financial results and confidently engage in discussion of both operational and financial performance