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Internal Controls and Business Process Improvement Manager



Virginia, USA · McLean, VA, USA · United States
Posted on Sunday, June 23, 2024

As the largest and leading value-based kidney care company, Somatus is empowering patients across the country living with chronic kidney disease to experience more days out of the hospital and healthier at home.

It takes a village of passionate and tenacious innovators to revolutionize an industry and support individuals living with a chronic disease to fulfill our purpose of creating More Lives, Better Lived. Does this sound like you?

Showing Up Somatus Strong

We foster an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration and innovation at every level. Our values bring our mission to life and serve as the DNA for every decision we make:

  • Authenticity: We believe in real dialogue. In any interaction, with patients, partners, vendors, or our teammates, we are true to who we are, say what we mean, and mean what we say.
  • Collaboration: We appreciate what every person at Somatus brings to the table and believe that together we can do and achieve more.
  • Empowerment: We make sure every voice gets heard and all ideas are considered, especially when it comes to our patients’ lives or our partners’ best interests.
  • Innovation: We relentlessly look for ways to improve upon the status quo to continuously deliver new solutions.
  • Tenacity: We see challenges as opportunities for growth and improvement — especially when new solutions will make a difference for our patients and partners.

Showing Up for You

We offer more than 25 Health, Growth, and Wealth Work Perks to help teammates learn, grow, and be the best version of themselves, including:

  • Subsidized, personal healthcare coverage (medical, dental vision)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Professional Development, CEU, and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Curated Wellness Benefits supporting teammates physical and mental well-being
  • Community engagement opportunities
  • And more!

The Internal Controls and Business Process Improvement Manager will work closely with Finance and Accounting Team members to build cohesive business processes, design and document internal controls, solve technical and operational accounting challenges, and participate in the accounting close and reporting cycle as needed.

This is onsite our at McClean, VA office.


  • Prepare documentation for accounting control processes
  • Support teammates in the preparation and development of financial documentation
  • Support the design, development, and implementation of financial systems
  • Guide internal stakeholders, including finance, IT, HR, Legal, etc., regarding best internal control practices that minimize risk to the organization
  • Design and prepare documentation and processes for new business initiatives
  • Oversee the operational implementation of technical accounting updates
  • Oversee the development and execution of the company's SOX compliance
  • Work collaboratively with control owners to ensure internal controls are adequately designed and implemented
  • Prepare management reporting on the internal control environment, including control deficiencies, for Executive Leadership and Audit Committee
  • Manage process for the preparation of quarterly and year-end audit PBC schedules, coordinating and communicating with accounting operations team members and other parties as necessary
  • Manage or participate in special projects as requested
  • Develop an understanding of relevant data flows and their associated SOX systems and control processes
  • Participate in control preparation and reviews for relevant technical and reporting areas
  • Develop and support continuous process improvements and automation of existing manual processes
  • Prepare and review audit schedules
  • Develop systems and processes for effective internal management reporting
  • Assist as needed with the financial close and reporting process

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Minimum six (6) years' experience in an audit or process improvement role
  • Minimum two (2) years public company experience
  • Experience with IT audit preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Broad knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, financial reporting, and financial planning with techniques in collecting data, analyzing information, and generating reports

· Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

· Ability to identify problems or gaps in the financial systems or process, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement

· Ability to leverage financial planning / reporting tools and coordinate with business unit teams

· Ability to effectively manage work within time constraints while managing multiple priorities

· Strong oral and written communication skills to execute job responsibilities effectively and collaborate at all levels of the organization across different teams

· Ability to manage projects to completion working with and through others including consistently documenting procedures

Travel Requirement:

· Minimal Travel Required

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Our priority is the health and safety of our members, colleagues, partners, and community. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Somatus, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.