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.
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
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