Senior Financial Internal Controls Analyst

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
COMPENSATION: $85k - $95k
POSTED: Aug 2, 2022

Our client is a large international manufacturer currently looking to add a Senior Financial Internal Controls Analyst to their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$85k – $95k plus bonus

Position Overview:

The Senior Financial Internal Controls Analyst is responsible for evaluating the design and effectiveness of the financial controls to support reporting and operating procedures. Responsibilities include coordinating control design and implementation, assessing key risk areas, developing process narratives, flowcharts, and detailed tests of controls. This position will assist in the development, execution, and reporting of the internal controls testing. The Senior Financial Internal Controls Analyst will work closely with the Internal Controls Manager, Financial, IT, and business process owners in the design and testing of the financial controls framework. 

Responsibilities of the Senior Financial Internal Controls Analyst:

  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the internal control and compliance fields that may have an impact on the company, the risk assessment, or the company’s audit methodology and procedures
  • Proactively identify existing and emerging risks that may be of importance to the company’s management
  • Provide guidance on internal controls compliance throughout US field and international entities as needed
  • Develop and present scoping, testing and remediation training for other entities as they implement their full-scope testing
  • Lead the financial internal control testing activities within various departments of the company
  • Work with Internal Control Analysts, testers, contract resources and interns including initial review of testing results to ensure compliance with testing objectives on a daily basis
  • Assist the Internal Controls Manager with maintaining a comprehensive internal control program for the company
  • Train subordinate staff / testers to ensure a standardized approach to internal control process is maintained
  • Work with departmental management to develop and update internal control documentation (process maps, risk control matrices, process narratives, etc.) periodically to include any new key internal controls or processes identified and ensure appropriate key control structure is maintained
  • Perform detailed walkthrough of processes by performing job shadowing to validate processes as documented in procedures
  • Assist in creating test plans to verify process effectiveness, accuracy, and completeness for specific control tests
  • Perform proper planning to execute the required test steps by established deadlines with minimal supervision 
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend remediation to strengthen the control environment
  • Communicate effectively in a clear and professional manner to all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing using appropriate terminology and communication methods 
  • Keep up-to-date with the various systems and applications in use including, but not limited to, Oracle, Hyperion, Ricochet, SAP, GRC, ICS, etc.
  • Review control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy
  • Assist in designing, implementing, and communicating key reports and test results for management on compliance obligations and progress against compliance plans

Qualifications of the Senior Financial Internal Controls Analyst:

  • Public accounting experience is required
  • 3+ years of audit experience or equivalent experience in internal controls testing
  • Detailed understanding of general business processes 3 years of experience with SOX 404 documentation and testing compliance Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills Thorough, diligent and detail-oriented documentation skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, query tools, and databases. Advanced Access/Excel and Data Analytical Tools is desirable. Experience with Oracle is a plus Strong oral and written communication skills Self-starter with excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as multi-task
  • Knowledge of governance, risk, and compliance framework (COSO, COBIT, ITGC, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Capability to travel 10% to 25%
  • CPA, CIA or equivalent certification is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required with a concentration in Accounting/Audit/Finance


  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112396