Job Description

Reference # : 18-01345Title : Accounting Control Analyst
Location : IRVING, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/10/2018 / 09/02/2019
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
Internal Controls Assessment, Process Flow Reviews and Enhancements.
Review of Management Control Assessments (MCA) program with a focus on enhancing current scripts and ensuring completeness of process to include all critical processes. Further focus on the adequacy of design of control, risk assessment and ensuring that the proper mechanisms are in place to efficiently monitor the ongoing effectiveness of those controls. Additionally, perform some BAU accounting functions as needed.

Job description:

The Internal Controls position will be responsible for conducting meetings to review/assess current processes including risk assessment, design of controls and effectiveness of controls by documenting end to end process flows (Blueworks) and narratives which will be presented to management for final review. The Internal Controls position will also support the Controllers team in performing BAU accounting functions as needed (accruals, reserves, analysis, etc.).

Job responsibilities:

• Review existing critical processes including design of controls, risk assessment and effectiveness of controls
• Facilitate meetings with team to review and discuss processes and controls to ensure all processes are evaluated
• Document internal control findings in the form of end to end process flows and narratives to be communicated to management
• Review current and propose new questions for Management Control Assessment (MCA) scripts – ensure controls are sufficient and can be evidenced for testing
• Assist with audit coordination – ensure requests are responded to in a timely manner and documentation saved and sent appropriately
• Assist with SOX requirements such as review of 3rd Party SSAE18
• Perform BAU accounting functions such as analysis/research of balances (Intercompany and other), accruals, reserves, etc.
• Be able to assist in the implementation of 'best practices' drawing on collective risk experience/ knowledge, efficiencies and internal audit/compliance requirements.
• Manage and/or participate in ad hoc projects as required, such as End User Computing (EUC), Records Management or other entity level controls.
Position Requirements:

• 5-7 years Accounting experience with working GAAP knowledge
• Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software, databases and flow charting
• Strong knowledge of internal control principles
• Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities
• Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion
• Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems to management and other key project members as necessary.


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