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Risk Director - SOX 404

Fidelity Investments
Boston, USA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:
The Risk Assessment and Testing Center of Excellence (CoE) is seeking a hardworking and driven professional to join the team! You will help build an effective Sarbanes Oxley 404 program for emerging products at Fidelity. You will personify the Fidelity Leadership Principle of 'thinks and works across Fidelity'.

The Role

The CoE has set standards for performing risk assessments & controls testing and assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of controls, compliance, and governance processes. This position within the CoE team is accountable for overseeing and driving all aspects of the timely execution of high-quality Sarbanes Oxley 404 program including risk assessments, control attestation, control testing, identifying and mitigating key risks, establishing relationships with senior business leaders, external audit, reporting key performance indicators, playing a key role in team initiatives, and coaching team members.
The Expertise and Skills You Bring
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, CPA is a plus.
  • Prior experience in establishing and driving Sarbanes Oxley 404 program, financial reporting, internal control over financial reporting, financial risk and operational risk.
  • Strong technical accounting and regulatory knowledge
  • Prior experience and knowledge of funds including key elements of Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance programs.
  • Prior experience and knowledge of investment management practices and strategies, particularly within the alternative and digital assets space a plus.
  • Experience in leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people and teams
  • Leader with ability to navigate and influence across the organization
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills evidencing the ability to think and act strategically
  • Shown success in collaborative leadership and working with executive leaders and internal business partners
  • Thrives in a multifaceted organization where priorities shift to respond to business needs
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and proficiency in MS Word as well as industry research tools
  • You are decisive and take action to seek solutions
  • You possess strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize concurrent assignments in a fast-paced environment
  • You can work independently to deliver results in a dynamic and ever-evolving environment
  • Proven success as a change agent for organizational transformation efforts
  • You have an investor mindset and focus on achieving long-term results
  • You are intellectually curious, taking the initiative to learn new skills and share that knowledge
  • You can assess information from multiple angles and break down complex information into concepts and data to drive insights and action
The Value You Deliver
  • Bring passion to your work to encourage and empower your team
  • An attitude of continuous improvement that strives to embody Fidelity's leadership principles
  • Mentor team members to improve their performance, knowledge, and expertise
  • Help build culture of learning, empowerment, and transparency
  • Collaborate to achieve the best results for the team and Fidelity
  • Establish positive relationships across multiple businesses within Fidelity
Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a , we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.

blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to , or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.
We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Field Client Relationship Manager, Accountant, and Senior Accountant and others in the Accounting and Finance to apply.

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