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Dow Jones Sr. Analyst Internal Controls and Compliance in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, the Sr. Analyst will support planning and execution for a wide variety of audit and internal control/compliance tasks, various initiatives and projects for the Global Finance Operations (GFO) department. Tasks and responsibilities will include Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other compliance audits, internal control assessments for business process improvement initiatives and other miscellaneous Finance related duties. Successful execution will require excellent communication with stakeholders across various departments.

The Sr. Analyst will support ongoing monitoring of GFO compliance and engaging in the resolution of internal control inquiries/disputes and enhancements as deemed appropriate. Expected deliverables include working on policy/procedure documentation such as process improvement guidelines, control narratives and flowcharts as well as general communication of such information. This position will also support subscription operations monitoring compliance tasks as well as other GFO initiatives and projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support and execute Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) audits as assigned; including identifying and assessing controls, testing, documentation of findings and remediation follow through

  • General audit support including document retrieval and review as well as research

  • Prepare narratives and flowcharts to document Financial Operations workflows (people, process, systems) beyond focus on just SOX financial controls

  • Support ongoing monitoring of internal controls and respond to related inquiries

  • Manage and support certain subscription operations compliance monitoring tasks

  • Lead and/or engage in GFO business process improvement initiatives/projects as assigned

  • Independently research and bring to resolution general compliance issues as they arise

  • Document and/or update policies/procedures

  • Compile, analyze, review and research Finance Operations data for issues resolution as well as to support business process improvements assignments; this includes general ledger accounts reconciliation tasks

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with auditing principles, standards and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance

  • Relevant background and understanding of finance operations

  • Demonstrated ability to independently troubleshoot and resolve internal controls and compliance issues

  • Experience in project coordination/management for systems implementation a plus

  • Ability to quickly understand, interpret and communicate business and technical issues

  • Proficient in internal control policies and procedures design and implementation

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

  • Financial systems modules experience a plus

  • Demonstrated strong data analysis skills

  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft office

  • Demonstrated prior business process improvement experience

  • Ability to quickly learn and utilize a variety of systems

  • Strong organization, time management and multi-tasking skills

  • Minimum 5 years related work experience

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

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Req ID: 19195