Internal control manager

May 3, 2019




Education and Nonprofit




Los Angeles


Another Source’s client, UCLA, is recruiting a Manager of Controls and Accountability to join their Corporate Financial Services team.  Dreaming of a career opportunity where you know your work supports opportunities for others to make an impact in the world? A career where you are challenged and where you get to work with a variety of teams across a campus? The innovation, the complexity, the diversity, and the opportunity for impact and learning are endless at UCLA.  When you join the University you are expanding your career beyond a team to an economic engine with a world of opportunity. 

As one of Southern California’s top five employers, UCLA is the workplace of more than 42,000 people and contributes $12.7 billion to the economy. Innovation at UCLA has produced an active portfolio of almost 3,000 inventions. More than 140 companies have been created based on technology developed here.

The Role:

Reporting to the Director of Policy Management and Controls & Accountability (DPMCA), the Manager of Controls & Accountability (MCA) will be responsible for managing the Controls & Accountability unit on a daily basis. Major functions include: designing and developing a campus-wide system of internal controls; operational deployment and monitoring of controls strategy; participating in systems development, providing CAO/CFO and DSA support; developing and delivering training; first line Management/Supervision on a daily basis; and other duties as assigned.



  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), with special emphasis on internal control practices and guidelines published by COSO, OMB, and/or GAO
  • Working knowledge of designing, implementing, and evaluating control systems.
  • Effective oral communication skills to make presentations before groups of various sizes, conduct participatory meetings and training sessions, gain acceptance of decisions, and advise and collaborate with others.
  • Strong writing skills to effectively produce reports, manuals, procedures, and training materials for various audiences.
  • Financial analysis and benchmarking skills.
  • Leadership, managerial, organizational, and interpersonal skills to work effectively across the entire UCLA campus with all levels of management, faculty, and staff, and with other UC campus colleagues.
  • Able to lead work groups and cross-functional teams and build partnerships, focus on results, and construct action plans with achievable goals and deadlines.
  • Able to structure, sequence, prioritize work, allocate resources and manage the effort needed to achieve the required deliverables.
  • Able to work in a team environment, providing constructive feedback and support as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing a control strategy in a decentralized environment.
  • Strategic focus and demonstrated skills in all facets of control systems and project management.
  • Degree in Business as well as CPA, CMA, or CIA certification with related experience with SOX/SAS115 internal control initiatives; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications, specifically Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA

This position is budgeted at $75,000 - $95,000/year.

This is full time, career position within UCLA. UCLA has incredible benefits; competitive pay that reflects market trends, and additional benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. UCLA offers an exceptional setting for professionals to gain exposure throughout the University and advance their careers accordingly.  To learn more about the benefits of being part of the team:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment. For more information, please view the policy at:

Curious about working life at UCLA?

  • Taking time out of our busy schedules to visit the UCLA Sculpture Garden or tour Pauley Pavilion gives us a moment to connect across teams and allows us time to free up our minds and body.
  • Enjoy lunch! UCLA has even been voted “the best college food in the nation”, due to guidelines developed to add more fruits, vegetables and whole grains to every meal.
  • If you are interested in career building and networking then there are staff organizations such as AMG, CHR, and Toastmasters...
  • Getting out on campus is also a great way to see and understand the bigger picture how the Corporate Financial Services team fits into the UCLA Community and why our jobs are so critical.
  • The Green Initiative is also a matter close to our hearts, as we strive to recycle as much as possible with strategically placed paper recycle bins and the use of the UCLA Purchasing Green Tips.

Take a closer look, UCLA has over 2,000 reviews and a 4.2 rating on Glassdoor:,15.htm

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Job Type

Full Time

Career Level



$75,000 - $95,000

Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Lindsay Brown

Contact Phone

+1 206-707-7421

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