Consultant, Financial Controls and Governance

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59426


About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.


Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.


Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


The Role

This position will be responsible for understanding complex areas of the business, evaluating risk for those areas and ensuring that proper controls are designed and in place to mitigate those risks, through leadership within the SOX/MAR PMO.



  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging professional and industry developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and recommends the implementation of process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides relevant training to business partners and gives honest and open feedback to aid in the development of talent.
  • Provides leadership to continually improve the capability and results for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and evaluates emerging complex issues and reports issues timely to appropriate level of management and/or business stakeholders.
  • Collaborates, develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders including various levels of management within the enterprise and external auditors
  • Partners with colleagues in other locations and across lines of businesses to facilitate achievement of the overall desired SOX controls.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in written form, financial issues identified and potential areas of enhancement.
  • Directs, leads and/or participates in projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.



  • 4 Year/Bachelor’s Degree
  • CIA, CISA or CPA designation preferred



  • 3-5+ Years that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position, including 3+ years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience. (Required)
  • Demonstrated strong project management leadership skills including, critical thinking and ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among senior management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g., senior management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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