Manager, Internal Controls - Contract in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/11/2020

Job Description

Please Note: If you are a current Spin Master employee with access to Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company? 

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you! 




What's it like to work here?




Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  





Job Description:

The Manager, Internal Controls will play a key role in implementation and execution of internal control program at Spin Master as part of NI 52-109 compliance across various business units. This is a 14-month contract.

What we can expect from you:

  • Assist Director, Internal Controls with annual internal control program planning efforts.
  • Build collaborative professional working relationships with various teams and all levels of management.
  • Manage the annual process narrative review by the business including response review, correspondence with the business, and validating updates.
  • Manage the annual review of the risks to the integrity of the Company’s financial statements within each process and controls that are in place to mitigate those risks.
  • Facilitate joint control testing among business, external audit and internal control teams aiming for the minimal impact on continuous business operations.
  • Oversee and review the walkthroughs and tests of controls performed by team members.
  • Effectively design and perform walkthroughs and tests of key controls for assigned areas.
  • Identify, document and communicate to respective process owners the areas of process improvements.
  • Document and discuss with management any exceptions identified during walkthrough or testing of controls, provide recommendations for remediating activities, and work with process owners to develop management action plans, effectively monitor the status, and test the completion by the due date.
  • Assist in preparing quarterly reporting for Senior Management and governance committees.
  • Assist with integration of newly acquired companies into Spin Master control environment and with adoption of process and internal control changes by the impacted business units and teams.
  • Lead one of the internal control projects or initiatives.
  • Help insure completeness and integrity of data and documentation pertaining to internal control program at Spin Master.
  • Assist Director, Internal Controls with any ad hoc projects or management requests.

You should apply if you have the following:

  • The successful candidate should hold a CPA designation, with a minimum of 4 years progressive experience in compliance or audit
  • A strong knowledge of internal controls and auditing standards.
  • Highly developed judgment and problem solving skills to analyze risk issues and assist with formulating solutions.
  • Well-developed analytical and research skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentation), excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Successful record of working in a team environment and managing direct and indirect reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment.
  • SAP Experience and knowledge of data analytics tools is an asset.




What you can expect from us:


Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
•    Integrity
•    Open Mindset
•    Innovation
•    Partnerships
•    Collaboration
•    Driving Results
•    Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.