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Internal Controls and Compliance Lead - Remote

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle Infrastructure
IPG - Atlanta HQ



Job ID:  476046



Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We’re more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We’re a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we’re leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.


Oldcastle Infrastructure (OI), as part of CRH’s Infrastructure Products Group (IPG), is a global manufacturing leader of utility infrastructure products. Our goal is to be the most efficient producer of engineered systems and our customers’ strategic partner of choice. A crucial part of OI’s journey is the investment in a new ERP system. With a modern, common platform, OI will unlock the benefits of its scale, deliver a better customer experience, and build a foundation for continuous process improvement.  


The new ERP system implementation will require significant change for the organization. The Internal Controls and Compliance Lead will share their expertise in driving a culture that understands and appreciates the importance of a strong internal control environment. As part of ERP Organizational Change Management (OCM), the Internal Controls and Compliance Lead will ensure new ERP users are set up for long term success by supporting readiness assessments, monitoring adoption, and coaching users to proper system utilization in relation to internal controls, risk, and corporate governance. This role will heavily focus on documentation and controls required for SOX compliance.


Job Duties and Responsibilities


  • Review the overall business process design

    • Establishing strong relationships with business unit stakeholders to develop a clear understanding of OI’s business processes, challenges, risks, and opportunities

    • Develop thorough understanding of future state ERP system design, understanding business implications and interdependencies

    • Review current design and participate in future workshops, testing and reviews to provide input based on expertise and experience

    • Review and provide input for any system gaps leading to customization, and review these in line with SOX compliance

    • Perform independent reviews to evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of existing controls and compliance to OI policies & procedures


  • Work with ERP program leaders to develop and execute an Internal Controls plan

    • Review and implement Internal Controls framework across various process streams (LTQ, OTC, PTP, PTC, RTP, PPM) to support operational efficiency and compliance

    • Actively engage and partner with offshore & outsource partners to ensure end-end processes, roles & responsibilities are well defined

    • Work with functional leads and the leadership team to make recommendations and provide value-added thought partnership

    • Ensure appropriate controls, reviews and sign offs are in place for data loads and cut over activities

    • Document, test, and review controls to ensure SOX compliance in ‘as is’, ‘interim’ and ‘to be’ states. Review overall control environment and assess risk

    • Participate in role mapping. Assist in designing and testing security roles ensuring segregation of duties is in place to prevent incompatible duties where fraud or errors might occur

    • Coordinate updates to policies and procedure documents in accordance with the annual internal control plan and help resolve risks and issues providing expert support and guidance on internal control matters


  • Be a visible advocate for organizational change & sustainability

    • Support design & implementation of steady-state governance and change management model

    • Strengthen overall internal control environment within OI by raising the level of appreciation, awareness, and knowledge of internal controls

    • Conduct ongoing independent monitoring of processes and controls to ensure compliance and conduct periodic risk assessment providing feedback on performance

    • Support the organization to implement approved recommendations

    • Champion the company’s compliance effort related to internal controls design and its effectiveness


Required Skills / Education


  • 7+ years of expertise promoting a culture of risk awareness and internal controls adherence

  • Documenting, reviewing, and testing internal controls for SOX compliance

  • Experience implementing ongoing risk assessments and controls self-assessments/audits to highlight improvement observations and table reports to management

  • Expertise in creating and reviewing Segregation of Duties matrix’ and highlighting incompatible duties noting compensating controls

  • Experience in role mapping and security design and testing

  • Expertise in identifying and implementing best practice:

  • When developing a framework and process for ongoing Design

  • Implementing operational effectiveness and testing of key controls

  • Creating key business process maps to identify control weaknesses across the value chain with a view to performance improvement

  • Experience working within complex business environments for multi-national organizations collaborating and partnering with both with Internal auditors and External auditors

  • Hands-on experience with SAP or part of another ERP implementation team; specifically, around managing compliance around use of multiple systems during the interim design state including design for newly acquired businesses

  • Process improvement knowledge gained while working in an organization undergoing a significant operational culture shift, dealing with ambiguity while making recommendations and decisions

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational influencing skills

  • Ability to communicate in a simple, articulate, thoughtful manner to varying audiences

  • Innovative spirit to work cross-functionally in developing improvement ideas

  • Conflict management and negotiation skills

  • A pleasant, likeable manner while accomplishing challenging results

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jan 28, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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