VP of Finance, Governance & Controls

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International financial-services institution seeks a Vice President of Finance, Governance & Controls for their New York City offices. The selected individual will be responsible for leading the creation and implementation of a standardized and robust control framework across Finance.


  • Develop, coordinate, and monitor a globally consistent framework for controls across the Finance function.
  • Work with Senior Directors to embed these controls into business units.
  • Act as a key point of contact for control related issues around financial reporting.
  • Act as a key decision maker in issues pertaining to the ongoing governance model for Finance.
  • Document Governance & Control policies and standards.
  • Present proposals to Senior Management.
  • Communicate the Governance & Controls Team strategy with employees and internal stakeholders.
  • Liaise with relevant teams, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal Audit, to define control standards.


  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in the finance industry
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting processes
  • CPA (or equivalent) preferred
  • Background in control gained through public accounting, internal audit, or SOX experience
  • Excellent presentation skills and proven ability dealing with senior management and stakeholders.