You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Director of Business Risk at Herman Millerand make both.
About this Opportunity
As a Director of Business Risk, you'll be responsible for evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of internal controls and for assisting members of Executive Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors by providing analyses, recommendations, and information concerning the activities reviewed. You will assist with the risk assessment process within the company, including all domestic and international divisions and subsidiaries. You'll serve as a resource to the Audit Committee to the Board of Directors, assisting them in their oversight role through a formal reporting relationship. You'll also be accountable for recruiting and developing high potential finance candidates to the Business Risk Development Program.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day asyou...
- Administer the fraud hotline and investigate and address incidents confidentially.
- Assist the Audit Committee in carrying out responsibilities by facilitating the administration and updating of their charter, preparing meeting agendas, facilitating the Audit Committee self-assessment, researching Audit Committee best practices, and facilitating Audit Committee meeting preparation.
- Communicate theresults of audit activities to Senior Management and the Audit Committee quarterly (or more frequently as needed).
- Develop and execute the annual audit plan based on the enterprise risk assessment and knowledge of company operations, schedule financial and operational audits, andreview to further evaluate the risks.
- Develop Business Risk team members through recurring audit work, special projects, and informal/formal educational opportunities.
- Manage a team of direct reports (Business Riskteam members) who execute the annual audit plan.
- Perform other duties as required to achieve business objectives.
- Perform the role of liaison between external auditors, the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, and Herman Miller financial management.
- Recruit high potential finance candidates for participation in the two- to three-year Business Risk Development Program.
- Take responsibility for assessing compliance with Sarbanes Oxley regulations and communicating assessment results to financial management, CEO, CFO, Audit Committee, and external auditors.
- Serve as Board team member for the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
- A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field. A CPA or CIA isrequired.
- A minimum of ten years of accounting experience with an emphasis in auditing or relevant experience.
- A minimum of five years ofexperience managing people.
- A strong executive presence and communications skills (e.g.two to threeyears ofexperience in interacting and communicating with top management). Prior experience interacting with board members isa plus.
- Strong knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards, internal controls, generally accepted accounting principles, SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements, and EVA principles.
- A strong understanding of corporate governance roles, responsibilities, and practices.
- Demonstrated leadership competence as defined in Herman Miller's Leadership Skills and Behaviors.
- The ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools used in the Herman Miller office environment.
- An ability to think strategically and execute tactically.
- Expert communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal ,and presentation), including demonstrated skills in writing reports for Executive and Board of Directors' review.
- Financial and strong business acumen.
- The abilityto deal with extremely confidential information.
- The abilityto perform all essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.
Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.
Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.