The Senior Internal Controls Analyst will functionally report to the Senior Manager, Internal Controls as a member of the Internal Controls Center of Excellence (IC CoE) team but will report locally to the Manager, Internal Controls – Finance Shared Services. This role will be responsible for ensuring controls across the globe follow the standard protocol as prescribed by the IC CoE, validating controls are designed and operating effectively, and working with business units to ensure all internal control issues have proper mitigating management action plans. Also, this role will support the local Financial Shared Services Internal Controls organization as needed.
Essential duties & responsibilities: Assess the internal controls environment and framework for improvement opportunities and compliance with Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX) requirements Work with various business units to: Ensure key risks are appropriately identified, documented, and mitigated by appropriately designed controlsReview, follow-up, and report on issues and associated management remediation action plansHelp update internal control documentation, standard operating procedures and desktop procedures Evaluate control performance according to a pre-defined schedule Coordinate with internal and external audit for walkthroughs, testing, and issue validation Participate in departmental training creation and presentations over internal controls requirements
Education & special trainings: Bachelor's degree in a business field (e.g., Accounting, Finance, Economics, etc) Active certification (e.g., CIA, CISA, CPA) preferred
Qualifications & experience: 3 – 6 years of Internal Controls experience, preferably with an international or public accounting company Fluency in English required and Spanish preferred ERP technology (SAP, Oracle, JDE) experience; ERP implementation experience plus Internal Controls Systems experience (SAP GRC, AuditBoard, Workiva)
Physical & mental requirements: Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and collaborate across multi-functional dotted-line relationships Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines consistently Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills Attention to detail in making evaluative judgements based on the analysis of factual information