Sr. Business Process and Compliance Analyst
Earth City, MO
As a key member of the controllership organization, the successful candidate will represent the business for business process m models and SOX compliance. This is a hands-on role that will organize and participate in the accounting and finance activities in order to best understand and implement efficient and scalable controls. This position will understand our business model and provide assistance to the process owners with identifying and documenting internal controls. This position will also serve as the business owner on projects to assist with process and control mapping redesign. This position works with a limited amount of direct supervision and requires the ability to effectively execute processes and resolve operational issues in order to drive process improvements. This resources will engage in business relationships and accounting processes while driving efficiencies across the organization.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
: Develop current state business process models, identify business improvements, and develop future state business process models
: Lead process redesign workshops; provide leadership and direction of process improvement activities
: Evaluate user's business requirements, present capabilities and recommend solutions
: Assist business users responsible for managing and operating finance and accounting business processes
: Interact and collaborate with different disciplines outside the finance organization to gather information, perform analysis, and make recommendations to drive continuous improvement
: Represent the business on implementation projects to assist with process or control mapping redesign
: Performing analysis to identify processes and systems in scope for SOX purposes and identifying the appropriate set of internal controls that are key for business processes
: Assistance with the ERP systems that the Company is currently implementing, including assisting with design and implementation of user roles and segregation of duties (SOD)
: Reviewing and maintaining SOD within the internal systems, updating SOD matrices, administer quarterly SOD detect reviews for the business, and identify and implement mitigating controls to address identified SOD conflicts
: Establish document management system and process for SOX Compliance documentation
: Actively liaising with internal and external auditors and various process and control owners.
: Being responsive to questions and assistance requests from control owners and business owners as well as internal and external audit teams.
Relevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
: Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, required
: 4+ years of experience in accounting required
: Public Accounting and Sox Compliance experience; CPA preferred
: Advanced level of excel
: Documentation management
: Possess ability to analyze, interpret, and report financial data
: Ability to solve problems and re-engineer process using analytical frameworks to streamline the process.
: Must be a self-starter who can work well within various situations (from well-defined to unstructured) and proactively identify business improvement areas
: Ability to interact at all levels in the organization from Executives to staff, including non-exempt level
: Demonstrates excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written with all levels of management and strong customer focus and demonstrated ability to work in geographically dispersed teams
: Ability to manage competing priorities
: Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment
: Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
: Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday
: Some travel may be required