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Financial Controls Auditor/Analyst

  • Job ref:

    149198

  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is a market leader in their industry, providing essential products and services to consumers. Their back-office operations are critical to the ongoing efficiency and development of the company and they wish to hire a Financial Controls Auditor to design and implement a SOX Program in accordance with regulations.  This role will test internal controls over financial reporting as required as well as other controls assigned and assess control effectiveness. 

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Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Participates in all aspects of assessment in accordance with internal standards and any government and regulatory statutes.
  • Proactively trains and develops others in the application of various risk       assessment techniques and accounting principles.
  • Stay abreast of accounting principles and risk regulations to determine impact to company and apply changes to processes and controls where necessary.
  • Independently assesses the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting as well as other non-financial controls and determines the potential impact of any control failure and the corrective actions required.
  • Proactively advances integrated auditing concepts and use of technology.
  • Develops effective line management relationships and has a strong            understanding of the businesses.
  • Participates in financial business initiatives and pro-actively advises and assists the business on change initiatives.
  • Responsible for business monitoring, reporting findings, and recommending appropriate interventions where needed.  Assist business with resolutions and validates remediation.
  • Proposes creative and pragmatic solutions for risk and control problems.
  • Actively participates in the development and maintenance of the annual SOX Compliance Program.
  • Develops and updates SOX documentation.
  • Acts as liaison for internal and external financial audits.
  • Conducts SOX and Quality Assessment testing and/or reviews test results for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Assists with Enterprise Risk Management Program.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA is a plus
  • SOX experience required
  • Accounting experience
  • Insurance industry experience is a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of audit/risk assessments techniques and principles is a plus
  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years of specialized financial experience