Director, Projects & Controls

CVR Partners Sugar Land , TX 77487

Posted 2 months ago

Sugar Land


Reporting to the Vice President of FP&A in Sugar Land, Texas, the Director of Projects and Controls will be responsible for promoting a business process excellence culture by identifying, developing and directing program initiatives focused on process improvement solutions in support of CVR's Enterprise. The Director of Projects and Controls is responsible for overseeing accounting controls, compliance and process improvements. The Director will establish a process development roadmap and work with the business to maintain a set of process improvement projects. Ultimately the Director will drive process standardization, harmonization, automation, and continuous improvement. The Director will be a strong business partner with the senior executive and operations management teams and will play a pivotal role in the continuous improvement of all finance and accounting systems, policies, directives, process and controls, including the education and development of regional talent. Oversee and maintain procedures, accounting policies and accounting and business directives including monitoring and oversight of many areas within the organization.


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in business or related field required

  • Project management experience required

  • Green Belt in Six Sigma and / or LEAN (desirable)

  • CPA preferred


  • 5-7 years of experience leading and participating as a team member in business process improvement initiatives

  • Minimum of ten years combined experience in Operations, finance, accounting, and process reengineering

  • Experience of working and driving decisions cross functionally / cross border / cross business unit

  • Five-plus years of Oracle ERP experience

  • Three-plus years of Hyperion planning, consolidations and reporting experience

  • Prior consulting or process improvement experience a plus

  • Experience establishing shared service centers and streamlining processes and controls a plus

  • Extensive experience with governance and operational controls

  • Energy background preferred

  • Excellent and current US GAAP experience

  • Ability to work across business lines, collaborate and interact with all levels of employees

  • Strong organizational, team-building, and communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools including PowerPoint and Excel

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in fast-paced environment with a high-degree of accountability and accuracy

  • Energetic & self-motivated

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Fluent English, oral and written communication required

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of accounting processes and controls


  • Work effectively with process/functional leaders to identify and develop business process improvement opportunities as part of Company-wide initiatives on an on-going basis

  • Manage and lead all phases of the process improvement project life cycle including: project initiation, project development, project implementation, development and testing plans and end-user training

  • Drive end-to-end process optimization across regions and business units

  • Maintain process improvement portfolio in line with operational objectives

  • Work closely with IT leadership for selection of technical tools / solutions / methods for process optimization and other initiatives

  • Set targets and KPIs with leadership, and ensure process performance meets business requirements

  • Coach peers, leaders, and process focus teams on how to drive transformational change.

  • Work effectively across business and functional units to communicate and educate employees on improvement philosophies and methods, while providing expert guidance in applying improvement principles.

  • Chair regular operational performance, compliance and continuous improvement reviews

  • Manage, evaluate, develop, maintain and implement the Company's accounting and finance policies and procedures

  • Collaborate with financial leadership including the CFO and CEO to ensure that adequate operational internal controls are designed and documented to comply with companywide risk management requirements. Monitor major change in business, process and systems to ensure timely updating of controls documentation to mitigate the risks.

  • Ensures compliance with regulations and controls by examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation; recommending opportunities to strengthen the internal control structure.

  • Manage compliance and evaluating operational controls within the Company.

  • Oversee efforts to perform risk reviews of key business activities including business projects and core business processes.

  • Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities.


  • Assure achievement of the companies objectives in operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with laws, regulations and policies.

  • Identify and evaluate issues and processes that may impact multiple business units. Advocate ideas and solutions that may lead to standardized and improved processes across multiple business units.

  • Maintain, develop and provide overall oversight to delegations of authorities within the Company and its subsidiaries.

  • Ensures compliance with company procedures, policies, and systems and provide management with information to make decisions regarding assets, effectiveness and efficiency of operations and organizational structure.

CVR Energy is an EEO and affirmative action employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply.

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