Director, Financial Compliance in Nashville, TN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    5846 Crossings Boulevard
    Nashville, TN
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Job Description

  • The position is responsible for leading field financial compliance programs, internal controls, financial risk assessment, and managing the Sarbanes-Oxley program for LKQ North America field positions.
  • The role works closely with the line of business groups supported and other internal business partners to ensure regulatory, corporate and fiduciary obligations are met.
  • This role advises line of business management on implications of new regulatory policies and assists in the implementation of new or revised policies and programs to address them.
  • The role develops and maintains compliance information for analysis and reporting.
  • Develop and own all Field compliance guidance, policies and procedures for LKQ North America.
  • Lead preparation and maintenance of detailed documentation, including but not limited to, process maps, key controls, and risks, and assessment of internal control effectiveness.
  • Work with Regional Controllers on maintaining Financial compliance.
  • Hold Regional Controllers accountable for SOX, audits, setting up schedule testing.
  • Design the internal control environment for North American Field Operations
  • Work with Internal and External auditors on design and testing
  • Develop and document internal controls
  • Responsible for the design and operational effectiveness of key controls, evaluate/quantify any control deficiencies and assist in implementing control enhancements or process modifications with maximum effectiveness and business efficiency.
  • Coordinate and perform ongoing risk assessments and compliance reviews to ensure compliance policies and risk controls are operating appropriately.
  • Anticipate potential consequences of unaddressed risk factors or shortfalls in compliance and recommend appropriate controls.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of expertise in all regulations, directives and guidance which apply to the LKQ Business lines supported.
  • Execute appropriate testing and analyze key performance indicators to ensure requirements of the policies and programs are maintained at a level commensurate with regulatory expectations.
  • Develop compliance programs in partnership with other LKQ Departments (Including North American HQ) and foster a culture of compliance across the enterprise
  • Support business process changes to include fully documenting the process and insuring adequate controls are incorporated.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (, an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Business Degree or equivalent experience, preferred Accounting or Finance degree
  • 7-9 years of Experience in Accounting and/or Compliance
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley (industry or public accounting)
  • Experience with Internal Controls
  • Experience in Archer

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA preferred
  • MBA preferred


  • Strong ability to navigate Financial Systems
  • Self-starter

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment 

  • Travel 50%