Lead Internal Controls Analyst
Assist in the effort over the evaluation and design of internal controls, and make recommendations for improvement.
Assist in documenting financial/accounting/actuarial process flows, with a focus on internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Support the execution of management’s SOX risk assessment and scoping activities to ensure proper risk identification, process mapping and controls linkage for a sustainable internal control framework.
Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities and procedures relating to internal controls over financial reporting and SOX.
Prepare updates to management, to include management control remediation plans.
Work with external auditors to plan and implement an assessment of the control environment, coordination of timing and execution of process walkthroughs, and a process for timely sharing of potential issues for resolution with respect to internal controls.
Collaborate with the first line in development of action plans to assess the adequacy of action taken by management to correct reporting deficient conditions, accepting adequate corrective action and continuing reviews with appropriate management on action considered inadequate until satisfactory resolution.
Collaborate with the second line the in development and implementation of a system to capture and track control deficiencies, as well as internal and external audit findings to resolution.
Engage the second line in testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting.
May supervise lower level staff.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field, or equivalent work experience.
Typically seven years of experience in internal controls, audit or risk management within the financial services industry.
In-depth experience working on internal audits and/or operational risk assessments.
Ability to document and verbally communicate financial reporting processes in a clear and concise manner, including assessment of design and operating effectiveness of controls.
Communication skills to educate/raise awareness of foundational elements/methodologies needed to support an internal control framework.
Big 4 public accounting experience working with controls within the Sarbanes Oxley environment.
The US salary for this position generally ranges between $94,000 - $115,000 annually. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications and operational needs. Salary may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by applicable law.
Additionally in the US, this position is typically eligible for an Annual Bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at the Company’s discretion.
This job description is not a contract of employment nor for any specific job responsibilities. The Company may change, add to, remove, or revoke the terms of this job description at its discretion. Managers may assign other duties and responsibilities as needed. In the event an employee or applicant requests or requires an accommodation in order to perform job functions, the applicable HR Business Partner should be contacted to evaluate the accommodation request.
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