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Audit Analyst

Company Name:
Alexander Bec Corporate Recruiters, LLC

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TITLE:
Audit Analyst


Compensation
$65-$85K DOE + Bonus


CITY / STATE:
Stamford / CT


MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES / RESULTS
Complete the annual SOX risk-based scoping process globally.
Perform process reviews to evaluate current business practices, internal control structure, existing SOX documentation, and implement any necessary changes. Assist with assessing the adequacy of SOX internal controls and efficiencies in business processes. Work directly with control and process owners to ensure understanding and knowledge of SOX processes and procedures. Work with process owners to ensure SOX documentation is updated (as needed).
Perform testing of internal controls to ensure compliance with the required SOX testing plans and documentation requirements. Research the risk and impact of control findings, recommend remediation plans to management, develop timelines for re-testing, and ensure SOX documentation requirements are met.
Identify SOX impact of changes in the control environment due to changes in accounting regulations, internal company policies, system enhancements or implementations, company reorganizations and make determinations for changes to existing controls or adding new controls when necessary.
Prepare quarterly SOX attestations for distribution to SOX controls owners and Managers throughout the organization.
Understand and help build 2013 COSO Framework into SOX and internal audit environments.
Work closely with external auditors to coordinate audit timing, control finding remediation and re-testing, and SOX reporting.
Build strong relationships with SOX control and process owners.
Prepare monthly reporting for VP, Internal Audit status update.
Prepare quarterly reporting for the Audit Committee.
Track updates needed to the internal SOX reporting tool.
Develop SOX training materials for the process owners.


REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIORAL CHARACTERISTICS
CPA or CIA qualification or working towards
Proficiency in SOX 404 requirements and COSO Framework
Insurance industry experience
Exceptional organization and time management skills
Experience evaluating SOX requirements; identifying controls, control gap analysis, and evaluating testing effectiveness
Excellent interpersonal skills: strong written communication skills, ability to communicate clearly and effectively across various levels in the organization
Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
Project management experience; proven ability to continuously move forward multiple projects in various locations
Ability to effectively perform detailed analysis and big picture assessments of company processes and their related internal controls
Proven ability to meet stringent reporting deadlines
Experience working in a team environment and ability to work with numerous different groups
High standard of ethics and professionalism
Bachelor's degree in accounting or other related discipline
Minimum of 3 years of Sarbanes-Oxley professional experience in a risk & control organization or Big 4/public accounting firm.
Travel 20% - domestic and/or international
If qualified, e-mail resume ASAP in strict confidence

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