Warren Averett is adding an experienced Internal Controls professional to the Atlanta, GA Consulting group.  The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with documentation and testing of internal controls, preferably with a national accounting firm or in the internal audit department of a publicly traded company. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with facilitation and the timely maintenance of formal supporting documentation for the Internal Control Framework including, but not limited to, process narratives, process flow diagrams, and risk/control matrices
  • Perform control testing around all financial reporting and accounting areas of a company
  • Exposure to testing and documentation related to System and Organization Control (SOC) Reporting would be preferred
  • Develop proficiency in information repository or other related software (not sure what this means)
  • Documentation of oversight and workflow related to policy and internal controls
  • Assist in the preparation of any support materials regarding internal control matters – including process narratives, issues logs, risk and control matrices (RCMs), findings report, etc.
  • Form collaborative relationships with business partners by listening, clarifying and responding effectively and courteously

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance and/or Internal Control
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and internal control concepts (SOX, SOC 1 and SOC 2 Reporting, COSO Controls Framework, etc).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • CPA or CIA (or progression) preferred
  • Works well on a team but can also manage work individually
  • Self starter, with attention to detail, intellectual curiosity and strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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