Supervisor Of Financial Compliance

Ultimate Software is seeking a Supervisor of Financial Compliance to assist in analyzing technical accounting issues and new systems/applications for the impact on Company controls along with maintenance of corporate policies and procedures. The position will also assist in managing the daily operations in support of the Company's Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) program, including identification of financial reporting risks, assessment of processes, and analysis of control activities

Here at Ultimate Software, we truly put our people first. We strongly believe in teamwork, and we encourage and trust our people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential. Ultimate is ranked #1 on Fortune's "Best Places to Work in Technology" for 2017 and #7 on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2017. Ultimate is also ranked #1 on the Fortune's "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" for 2017 and #5 on its "50 Best Workplaces for Diversity" list for 2016.

Primary Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Responsible for monitoring accounting and regulatory standards and ensuring processes are implemented and updated as required to ensure ongoing compliance in an efficient, effective, and timely manner
  • Responsible for technical accounting research and drafting technical accounting and regulatory memorandums
  • Developing effective processes to ensure proactive communication, awareness and training of key stakeholders of items that impact the company's external reporting
  • Working with cross-functional departments to implement, enhance, and maintain controls
  • Assessing the effectiveness of internal controls over key financial risks
  • Assist other team members in the preparation of narratives, flowcharts and walkthroughs
  • Evaluating new processes and initiatives (including systems, applications, and changes in procedures) for implications on ICFR and recommending actions to enhance controls
  • Identifying and recommending enhancement to strengthen internal controls and operational efficiencies
  • Interacting with external auditors for SOX

Education / Certification / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA, CIA or other relevant license
  • No less than 5 years' experience in related field (e.g., internal audit, accounting, etc.)
  • Mix of Public and Private accounting experience

Required Qualifications / Skills

  • Supervisory experience
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley, including knowledge of general IT controls
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Visio Software industry experience preferred
  • Deep capabilities in written and verbal communications, including active listening skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contactors/auditors, and to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to attend to details while working on multiple project
  • Strong organizational skills and work ethic
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Attention to detail a must

Travel Requirement:

  • Limited travel upon request

This job description has been written to include the general nature of work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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