BNY Mellon Careers

Group Manager, SOX Control and Compliance

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Ensures internal controls over regulatory reporting (ICRR) are sound and effective to ensure compliance with a SOX-like framework.  Supports senior management by helping to drive the ICRR assessment program within regulatory reporting areas and supporting business/business partner areas and/or across regions. Manages a team of control & compliance staff responsible for ICRR activities for a regulatory report, business area(s) and/or region(s). Manages the performance of assigned staff, coaching and guiding on ICRR and strategy execution. Sets priorities and allocates resources to align with business objectives. Has a thorough understanding of control & compliance concepts including SOX and regulatory reporting. Recognized within the business as the go to person to address ICRR related matters. Serves as escalation point for regulatory reporting issues or roadblocks; shepherds issues through to resolution.
In addition, the Group Manager:
  • Consults on issues, questions and problems related to ICRR compliance and provides guidance to reporting managers, senior business managers and the control & compliance staff. Works across global and regional groups to communicate ICRR matters effectively to senior business management. Provides subject matter expertise to quantify ICRR compliance within the business and enforces adherence to policies, procedures and guidelines. Leverages control & compliance techniques to achieve business objectives. Is accountable for supporting the resolution of complex business risk issues
  • Assists senior and corporate management with the development of strategic ICRR assessment program elements and provides input. Ensures implementation of the assessment program and the appropriate level of ICRR awareness and responsibilities among all junior level staff 
  • Works with other business units and liaises with ICRR compliance staff in relation to regulatory matters. Acts and influences on behalf of senior and corporate management to guide all control & compliance management staff into compliance with government agencies. Appropriately represents ICRR compliance with policies and standards to senior management, internal and external auditors and regulatory bodies, and 
  • Tracks and reports on team metrics and results. Coaches and guides assigned staff on improving the execution of the ICRR activities and achievement of goals. Manages staff development and talent management processes. Coaches and counsels staff, determines staffing and compensation recommendations and participates in hiring and termination decisions.


Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 10-12 years of total work experience with at least 1-3 years in management preferred. Experience in public accounting, SOX testing, financial services or shared services is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) certification is preferred.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Internal Jobcode: 85052
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 1906965