Manager of Internal Controls
at Parker Drilling Career Site

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Description

Recruitment Fraud Alert

Recruitment fraud is a sophisticated fraud involving job opportunities through communications such as unsolicited emails, online recruitment services such as LinkedIn, bogus websites, and text messages claiming to be from Parker Drilling. The aim of the fraud is to obtain personal information or money.  Recent incidents have occurred involving both individuals and organizations falsely claiming to recruit on behalf of Parker Drilling.   These emails and offer letters often appear legitimate and may include job description, salary, and benefit details. Prospective candidates may be instructed by fraudsters to pay them fees for immigration and visa application/processing services.  We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment.

 

Position Summary
 
This position is responsible for the management of Parker Drilling internal control environment and planning, supervising and conducting periodic documentation testing to verify compliance with the controls described in risk control matrices and narratives according to the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).
 
Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Ensure the promotion and awareness of responsibility and accountability principles as related to SOX controls throughout the Company.
  • Ensure the integrity of the Company’s SOX documentation, and the systems used to generate the documentation, to include, but not limited to, narratives, control descriptions, risk control matrices, test programs and test results.
  • Serve as a liaison between external and internal audit functions and Corporate Management on SOX related and other internal control issues.
  • Coordinate, guide and supervise regional internal control functions.
  • Serve as a liaison between Corporate accounting and other functions throughout the company (IT, Treasury, Procurement, FP&A, etc.).
  • Plan, supervise and review testing activities aimed at identifying gaps between the documented procedures and the Company’s current practices.
  • Determine effectiveness of control structure, including IT related controls, and prepare documentation accordingly.
  • Document entity level controls.
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

Position Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance is required.
  • Should have at least 10 years of work experience with a proficient understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act origin, purpose and requirements.
  • Should have at least 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • CPA/CA or CIA certification is preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of standard auditing practices and procedures and the ability to apply them.
  • Must have excellent PC skills to include all MS Office products.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to present oneself in a professional manner. Being multi-lingual is a plus.
  • Must be able/willing to travel internationally on as-needed basis.
  • Must be detailed, organized and task oriented to manage multiple projects and increasing demand for information and results.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be able to make complex decisions while keeping the department’s and Company’s philosophies and goals in mind.
  • Must have excellent people skills and be able to supervise people remotely across multiple time zones.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 25 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability to include depth perception, peripheral vision and rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift.

Work Environment

This position will typically work in a climate controlled building in the corporate office of Parker Drilling.

Safety Accountabilities

• Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
• Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
• Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
• Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
• Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.
• As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Parker teams strive daily toward our Vision: To be the most innovative, reliable and efficient company in our industry.  We firmly believe that doing the job right and safely the first time helps us to ensure our customers can achieve their operational goals on time and within budget.

In order to achieve this Vision, we employ the most talented people in our industry. Parker people are industry leaders, dedicated to continually improving operational performance; keeping safety at the forefront of everything they do; and setting multiple world records for extended reach drilling.

Every Parker team member contributes to achieving our goals, and we know that it’s thanks to them that Parker continues to build upon more than 80 years of experience finding innovative solutions to our customers’ challenges.

We are always looking to welcome new members to our team, with opportunities available across the globe in areas such as: operational roles in Drilling, Rental Tools Services, Well Services, Equipment Maintenance, Engineering and Project Management; and support functions like Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal & Compliance, and many more.

Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker can help you grow your career goals through our International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Accredited Competency Assurance Program, including world-class classroom and on-the-job training in operations around the globe. Parker people enjoy support in defining career aspirations and watching them grow!

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Recruitment Fraud Disclaimer

Recruitment fraud is a sophisticated fraud involving the offer of fictitious job opportunities through communications such as unsolicited emails, online recruitment services such as LinkedIn, bogus websites, and text messages claiming to be from Parker Drilling. The aim of the fraud is to obtain personal information or money.

Recent incidents have occurred involving both individuals and organizations falsely claiming to recruit on behalf of Parker Drilling. These emails and offer letters often appear legitimate and may include job description, salary, and benefit details. Prospective candidates may be instructed by fraudsters to pay them fees for immigration and visa application/processing services.

We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment from people claiming to work for, or be affiliated with, Parker Drilling. If you believe you have received a fraudulent communication, we advise that you contact your local police department or law enforcement authority.

Warning Signs

There are a number of identifying traits of these scams, as Parker Drilling will NEVER adopt any of the below practices:

  • Request money (e.g., for ‘visa fees’, taxes, a percentage of travel expenses)
  • Request personal information, such as passport and bank account details, often at an early stage
  • Send emails from free web-based email accounts such as Yahoo, Gmail, or Live.com
  • Use mobile (cell) phone numbers, rather than office numbers
  • Make substantial spelling and grammatical errors
  • Insist on urgency from the outset
  • Use poorly formatted documentation

How to Protect Yourself

  • You should NEVER reply or respond to any email address that does not end in @parkerdrilling.com
  • The only way to apply for a job at Parker Drilling is through the Company web site
  • You should NEVER pay anyone to get a job offer from Parker Drilling
  • We highly recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business deals and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar with. Parker Drilling does not make unsolicited job offers to any prospective candidate(s)
  • If you are approached, contacted and/or receive an employment offer from Parker Drilling that you believe is fraudulent, you are encouraged to contact your local police department or law enforcement authority immediately

Please Be Advised - These offers are FRAUDULENT and do not come from Parker Drilling. Parker Drilling and its affiliates will NEVER request payment or seek fees from candidates under any circumstances during the recruitment and onboarding processes.