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Sr. Financial Analyst - Controls/SOX (4-5 years of experience)

Job Title
Sr. Financial Analyst - Controls/SOX (4-5 years of experience)
Job ID
27030486
Location
Canton,  MI 48188
Other Location
48111
Description

Title:  Senior Financial Analyst- Controls/SOX (4-5 Years of Experience)

Direct Hire:  $80-$90K + Bonus

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 150+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • CPA or CIA required.
  • A minimum of 4 years of audit / SOX compliance / internal control related experience required.
  • Public Accounting Firm experience required (Preferably Big 4)

DEGREE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Accounting or Finance.

The Senior Financial Analyst is an integral part of the Global Sarbanes-Oxley/ Internal Control evaluation and compliance program of a dynamic public company environment, including interaction with all levels of the global finance organization and external audit teams.

PRIMARY RESPOSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with SoX annual planning, risk assessment, process walkthroughs and control review, testing tracking/re-performance and remediation status updates and guidance
  • Balance Sheet Risk Assessment Coordinator - Monitor, analyze, evaluate, and report on global balance sheet risks, ensuring external financial statements are materially accurate.  Requires proficient accounting knowledge and efficient communication with all levels of global accounting/finance teams. 
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting on worldwide attestation results, maintaining master data including control assignments, location matrix reporting and attester assignments.  Ensure compliance completeness and timeliness.
  • Financial Application User Access Review Process Leader - Coordinate efforts of cross-functional team members including IT, Application Owners, Internal Controls and External Auditors to ensure documentation of appropriate system user access.
  • Communicating with process business owners to drive internal control awareness and accountability across the organization.
  • Providing ongoing internal controls and policy counseling to process owners.
  • Ensuring alignment with external auditor requirements.
  • Assist with the review and update of financial and pertinent operational company-wide policies.
  • Supporting various corporate or systems initiatives through a review of end-to-end process designs for areas of high risk and or materiality.
  • Assisting with other ancillary projects and analyses as assigned by Sr. Manager, Internal Controls.
  • Self-development through on-the-job coaching, special assignments, formal training, and regular staff meetings for sharing best practices.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Financial Reporting with quarter and year end reporting.
  • Overseeing Internal Control global policies and related intranet site.
  • Managing the External Auditor fee approval process and related reporting.
  • Gatekeeping ERP access requests, including analysis of segregation of duty conflicts. 
  • Coordinating the quarterly global finance and internal control certification process supporting the SEC external reporting cycle. 
  • Conducting non-standard financial transaction quarterly reviews to support the Corporate Financial Reporting and Disclosure process.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Capabilities that position the candidate to rotate within our organization to Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, Corporate Accounting or other finance roles.
  • Proficient in U.S. GAAP
  • Strong knowledge of SOX 404 requirements and internal control concepts.
  • Internal or external audit experience.
  • Must be a proactive self-starter and quick learner with the ability to work effectively within a team setting.
  • Flexibility in work schedule is necessary to accommodate periods of high volume workload.
  • In addition to strong accounting skills, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate effective interpersonal, organizational, documentation and research capabilities.
  • Advanced skill level in Excel or Access along with financial reporting systems is highly preferred (e.g. Hyperion, HFM, QAD). 
  • Must show aptitude to learn new systems quickly.

 

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