Internal Controls & Compliance Lead Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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The Compliance Analyst will be a member of the EMEA compliance team/Electrical sector which is focused on driving internal control efforts throughout the business. The incumbent will help set and ensure adherence with Company policy, internal control standards, and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The compliance team serves as a business partner to the divisions and plant teams. The Analyst will support accurate and timely reporting to Group management on control initiatives.
Electrical Sector EMEA Compliance Lead Analyst
Your key deliverables
Support the 2nd level balance sheet review (BSR) program for the business. Activities include
Monitor the BSR calendar to ensure timely completion of reviews
Track the remediation of control deficiencies and work closely with management to ensure timely resolution of issues
Provide help for key Group compliance processes, including (but not limited to) DSA process, segregation of duties & access reviews, balance sheet reviews, reconciliation procedures
Assist with monthly testing of sales orders to support revenue recognition control requirements. To include selecting sample, requesting documents, follow-up procedures
Collaborate closely together with the site teams on the remediation of audit gaps (i.e. Internal Audit, SOX, Ernst & Young EY, DSA- design self-assessment) to ensure issues are closed timely and corrective actions are implemented
Act as a temporary resource and provide direct assistance to sites in the completion of key compliance and accounting requirements during periods of employee turnover or resource shortage
Support other Group level compliance initiatives, and/or financial process improvements
Serve as a guest validator and support SOX internal control validations as required. Perform on-site and off-site control testing using Wdesk internal control test plans and analytical procedures
Liaison with Ernst & Young (EY) staff on Group / site documentation requests
Participate in special projects related to compliance on an as-needed basis
Support the development, implementation and tracking of Data Analytics tools (i.e., manual journal entries, balance sheet analytics)
Qualifications
Are you
Required
Educated at Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution
Coming with a minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting, finance policy and internal control standards
Having accounting experience within a global manufacturing company or public accounting experience (i.e., Big Four)
Possessing strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to promote ideas and to work effectively with all levels and functions within the organization
Having an understanding of financial business processes (INV, OTC, PTP, RTR) and Company financial systems and standards
Exposed to internal controls key concepts (i.e., risks, controls, SOX), financial accounting requirements (i.e., IFRS, US GAAP) and evaluation of internal controls and compliance preferably in a manufacturing environment or significant experience with other industries
Skilled in project management
Flexible to anticipate and react to changes
Advanced in Desktop Analytics (Excel skills are a necessity)
Fluent in English (both spoken and written) as well as in another language such as Turkish, German, Polish, Czech, Slovak or French
Able and willing to work in a dynamic, multicultural, multilingual and international environment, with colleagues located in other parts of the world
Ready to travel up to 30%
Desired
Knowledgeable of ERP systems, such as SAP, Oracle ERP, Oracle Financials
Educated to an advanced degree (MBA or Masters in Accountancy) or certification (CPA, ACCA, CIA, CMA, CISA)
Experienced in working in multinational environments and with remote reporting lines
Knowledgeable of other computer applications such as Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (MS Power BI), Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise (OBIEE), ACL
Having Financial Planning & Analysis experience


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