The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CF Foundation) and its employees embrace their commitment to its core values. These core values are the pillars on which the CF Foundation stand and will continue to sustain us as we move forward.
- Keep sight of what really matters: Our decisions are based on what is best for people with cystic fibrosis and their families.
- Aspire for excellence in all we do: We take pride in our work. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement.
- Stronger together: We collaborate and work together so that we can learn more and achieve more.
- Innovate with courage: We embrace challenges. We reach beyond boundaries in pursuit of our vision.
- Care about our people: We deeply care about each other and all who support our shared mission. We listen with respect. We support one another.
The Manager, Risk Advisory, promotes risk management and strengthens internal controls throughout the organization. This Manager, Risk Advisory, will understand organizational and department-specific objectives and risks and serve as a trusted resource for various ethics and compliance-related matters.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists the Chief Audit and Risk Officer in leading the annual enterprise risk management (ERM) program.
- Facilitates organization-wide and/or department-level risk management activities to understand organizational objectives, risk, and impact.
- Assists with managing conflict of interest risk and other anti-corruption initiatives.
- Promotes fraud awareness and other organizational initiatives related to fraud risk management.
- Facilitates the documentation of key processes and internal controls, identifies, and reviews the design of controls, and assists in revising applicable policies/SOPs, as determined in conjunction with Chief Audit and Risk Officer and business/process owner.
- Works with Vendor Management and business owners to assess and manage third-party risk.
- Provides educational/training resources covering various internal controls, risk management, fraud, and other ethics and compliance-related topics.
- Supports the internal audit function by:
- Performing or supporting advisory activities of large and complex functional, financial, operational, or strategic areas determined by the annual Internal Audit Plan to ensure delivery in accordance with agreed timelines.
- Educating auditees and others on identified risks and advising on risk treatment plans.
- Participates in internal investigations of [alleged fraud and other ethics or compliance] concerns as requested by (and at the direction of) the Chief Legal Officer.
- Confidently prepares for and leads meetings / presentations regarding risk management activities with Executive Management, Leadership, and all levels of employees within the Foundation, in an easily understood manner with minimal direction and coaching.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as accounting (relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of education).
- Minimum six years of relevant experience is required, including one to three years of leadership experience.
- Strong understanding of internal controls and risk management concepts, preferably the 2013 COSO Internal Control Framework.
- Strong documentation and presentation skills, including the drafting of process narratives and flowcharts.
- Advanced professional knowledge and expertise related to internal audit and risk management functions, including conducting risk assessments, and reviewing and implementing organizational controls.
- Experience preventing, detecting, or investigating fraud and misconduct.
- Demonstrates core competencies and working knowledge of compliance, ethics, governance, privacy and information security, business acumen, improvement and innovation, critical thinking, independence and objectivity, and persuasion and collaboration.
- Advanced ability to analyze various situations and apply good judgment, strategic and innovative thinking.
- Ability to lead, collaborate, and effectively influence across all CFF departments.
- Effective leadership capabilities when managing Risk Management activities
- A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential is preferred.
- Annually obtains 40 hours of continuing professional education to maintain / improve knowledge and skills.
- Report to the Chief Audit and Risk Officer. No direct reports.
- Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, and temperature.
- No heavy lifting required.
- Minimal travel to conferences, offices, and meetings, as necessary.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is committed to offering competitive compensation (base pay and incentive), benefits, and professional development opportunities that maximize our ability to recruit, retain, reward, and motivate a highly-qualified and diverse workforce. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; generous time-off and leave policies; a holistic well-being program; health savings and flexible spending accounts; employer-provided life and disability insurance; retirement savings benefits; and a variety of work-life benefits to support employees and their family members.
The CF Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. We strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, physical or mental disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, genetic information or testing, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any characteristic protected by law.
Reasonable Accommodation Notice
The CF Foundation is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at HROps@cff.org.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.