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Robert Half International Sr. Analyst Internal Controls in LAKE FOREST, Illinois


Senior Internal Controls Analyst

Fully Remote this year- Two Days/week in office going forward

No Travel

The Senior Analyst Internal Controls will be responsible for defining and implementing a leading practice internal control environment and driving a control conscious and compliant organization.

Key Responsibilities - Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Support the full management of internal controls over financial reporting cycle, including annual top-down scoping and risk assessment and establishment of Risk and Controls Matrices, including annual documentation refresh and design evaluation.

• Support the controls remediation program with efficient and effective tracking and reporting of deficiencies through remediation and Internal Audit testing / monitoring.

• Perform self-testing and continuous controls monitoring to help accounting teams mature control operation. This includes coaching, mentoring and training of accounting personnel.

• Collaborate with other mega processes (i.e. OTC, STP, HTR) to assure leading practice internal control over financial reporting (i.e. automated, preventive, continuous controls monitoring environment).

• Work on special projects identified by senior management to find strategic solutions to issues facing a growing international company.

• Develop future-state process flow diagrams and risk-control matrices as part of the Company’s implementation of a Global SAP system.

Internal Controls

• Work with the BU/region and Internal Audit

• Participate in Internal Audit process walkthroughs, to act as “knowledge resource” and to gain an understanding of the current processes and controls.

• Assist in the remediation of Segregation of Duties (SOD) matters for the SOX systems.

• Communicate/coordinate with Internal Audit and External Audit

• Identify and share Best Practices among the team and disseminate globally.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience required (including certifications and/or software requirements for the position):

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

• 3+ years of Internal Controls experience

• Certified Public Accountant designation preferred.

• Must possess a deep technical knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

• Interpersonal and communication skills capable of interacting with staff, peers, managers and senior leaders competently and effectively.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Requirements Annual Financial Reporting, External Financial Reports, Financial Reporting, Special Projects, Audit, Audit - Financial

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