Sr. Manager Finance - Internal Controls and Compliance (79123)

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Senior Manager, Internal Controls and Compliance


The Role:

The Senior Manager Internal Controls and Compliance position is a highly visible management leadership position within AMD, leading the global team in managing AMD’s internal controls and compliance activities. This role interacts regularly with AMD’s internal control process owners and internal and external auditors, as well as with certain key AMD executives. This position will report to the Senior Director of Corporate Accounting.


The Person:

The successful candidate will have a mix of external audit experience in a large public accounting firm and industry experience, and extensive knowledge of internal controls and PCAOB standards. The candidate should have a CPA, internal controls, and/or IT certification; be an excellent communicator with a keen analytical attitude; highly efficient in project management; and have very strong problem-solving skills. This person will have an aptitude for leading teams and for working cooperatively to influence and galvanize others towards a solution. A key attribute will be the ability to critically analyze internal controls against established PCAOB standards to ensure they not only follow regulatory requirements but also best business practice. Also important is the ability to identify and drive process and technology enhancements to improve the speed and quality of the execution of the internal controls program.

Key responsibilities:


  • Lead the global internal controls and compliance team of 3-4 analysts
  • Maintain a global governance structure of internal control executive sponsors, global process owners, and other key partners
  • Prepare the annual internal controls risk assessment including financial statement mapping, controls rationalization/gap analysis, identification of key controls, IT controls, and services organization controls
  • Coordinate the internal control testing calendar with global process owners, and internal and external auditors
  • Educate business partners and control owners on the importance of a strong internal control environment, including expectations for detailed documentation of performance
  • Provide advice to executives and global process owners on an effective and efficient design of internal controls including finding opportunities to strengthen existing controls through automation and providing support in the implementation of new controls
  • Influence the design of systems, processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities to ensure internal controls are always considered and optimized
  • Advise teams leading system implementations or other projects to ensure adequate controls are designed and incorporated, change control guidelines are followed, and process changes are documented
  • Drive implementation of automated tools and processes to enhance the efficiency of internal controls
  • Manage the relationship with internal and external auditors to ensure an effective and efficient audit over internal controls and ensuring the timely delivery of required audit evidence by process owners
  • Assist global process owners in analyzing internal control deficiencies, including root cause analysis, control failure identification, level of significance assessment and drive timely remediation
  • Keep business partners abreast of developments in internal controls through issuance of various publications, training sessions, and other meeting forums
  • Prepare internal controls program and policy updates for AMD executives and the AMD Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors


Preferred experience:

  • 10+ years of work experience
  • Big 4 or other large accounting firm work experience working with US publicly listed companies
  • Previous audit experience performing SOX 404 audits and related testing, including IT controls
  • Experience in analyzing the risks to financial reporting and designing internal controls
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. PCAOB standards including the control deficiency evaluation framework
  • Proven ability to effectively manage several priorities in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail, organized and thorough with a desire for continuous operational improvement
  • Experience with technology or semiconductor industry companies preferred
  • Experience in a multi-national organization preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint, SharePoint. Experience with Workiva a plus


Academic credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or information technology; advanced degree preferred
  • CPA/CA/CIA/CISA certification preferred



Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 79123 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Finance


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