Senior Analyst - Global Financial Control

Location
Manila, Philippines
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
16 Oct 2020
Closes
13 Nov 2020
Ref
80994
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Role

This professional will join the Global Financial Control (SOX) team within the Corporate Controller’s Group. The team is responsible for the Corporation’s global internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) that includes annual scoping and risk assessment, key process documentation and control identification, deficiency analysis, quarterly certifications and management reporting. The professional will be involved in efforts related to the annual Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and will be responsible for key quarterly processes. The position provides varied and hands-on exposure into the entire organization, frequent interactions with SOX stakeholders at all management levels globally, as well as internal and external auditors. The successful individual will be required to have strong process execution skills and attention to detail in addition to interacting and developing working relationships with the global business and finance teams.

Duties:

  • Responsible for assigned governance areas and execution of end-to-end related activities in a timely and dependable manner. Lead/Support the operation, documentation, and enhancement of technically sound SOX program governance methodologies, policies and procedures
  • Assist in maintenance and quality assurance of SOX process and control documentation including updates to narratives, flowcharts, and risk-control matrix
  • Assist with the system implementation of the new GRC application, perform user acceptance testing, design reports and develop sound SOX Governance processes in the new environment
  • Assist in updating regular presentations and reporting to Audit Committee, Disclosure Committee, Controls Committee and Management Group; create ad hoc reports and presentations as required
  • Partner and communicate with teams across business areas to move key SOX initiatives forward
  • Manage relationships with SOX stakeholders to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements
  • Use critical thinking and good judgement to solve problems and resolve issues
  • Consider key risks, key reports, control evidence, end-user computing, and management review controls with information provided by process and control owners
  • Participate in walkthrough-like meetings with process and control owners as well as management testing team and external auditors
  • Perform control deficiency analysis and aggregation analysis

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Self-starter and critical thinker with attention to details that desires a high-profile position
  • Advanced skills in Excel; experience with Word, Visio, Access and SharePoint a plus
  • Demonstrates ownership over tasks, projects, and initiatives and can move things forward independently
  • Takes initiative to suggest and implement improvements
  • Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and different levels of financial and operating personnel
  • Good business judgment skills and exhibits ability to solve problems and advise on solutions
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Understanding of financial statement assertions and COSO integrated control framework a plus
  • Experience with information produced by entity, service organization controls (SOC1), General Information Technology Controls (GITCs), system interface, and automated / IT dependent controls a plus

Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, accounting or finance is preferred
  • At least 3-4 years of relevant financial accounting experience is required
  • CPA is preferred
  • Experience in a “Big 4” CPA firm preferred
  • Functional / Industry knowledge preferred

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