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Mgr-Internal Controls

Open, Tennessee
Accounting/Finance All General

Job Description

Requisition ID: 25892-323552
Job ID: 429104BR
Address Line 1: Open
City: Open
State: Tennessee
Position Status: Full-Time
Grade: 12

Job Description

This position will be located in either Harrison, AR or Memphis, TN.


Responsible for development, implementation and monitoring internal controls designed to improve processes, ensure compliance with policies, best practice procedures and regulatory requirements, which strengthen the corporation’s internal control environment.


1. Select, educate, develop, motivate and lead a staff of employees
2. Provide strategic direction to establish department goals and objectives
3. Act as a primary liaison with Internal Audit and FedEx Freight business partners during all audit engagements
4. Partner with Internal Audit and business partners to monitor action plans and communicate results to executive leadership
5. Collaborate with Financial Compliance Office (FCO) and FedEx Freight process owners to ensure adequate internal controls are designed, documented and tested to comply with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and company-wide requirements
6. Manage process improvement engagements to effectively evaluate risks and controls; recommend and implement control improvements and suggest opportunities for process automation
7. Ensure adequate staffing and resources to achieve goals and objectives
8. Manage policy and procedures governance process
9. Partner with other departments or locations on ad-hoc projects, as needed
10. Establish department budget and monitor expenses
11. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
12. Perform other assignments (or duties) as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or equivalent work experience plus five (5) years of progressive work experience in Accounting or an internal control environment
Strong leadership, time management, and organizational skills
Sound business judgement with strong analytical skills
Ability to think strategically and develop best practices
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to comfortably interface with all levels of management
Effective resource management with developed skills in delegating, prioritizing, decision-making and problem solving
Project management skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to analyze controls and complex processes and assess their risk, efficiency and effectiveness
Proficient in internal controls standards, including Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance experience


Must be able to travel

Division Category: Accounting/Finance, All, General
Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.