Senior Controls Analyst
The Role / Responsibilities:
Senior Analyst is an experienced professional capable of assisting with the development, execution and continuous improvement Internal Financial Control Enviorment at Maintains an understanding of the financial, operational, and technology processes, risks and controls related to Moody's business, specifically for the area under review.
? Understands team objectives and cooperates and collaborates with others to achieve them.
? Manages SOX lifecycle, including scoping, documentation, tests of design and effectiveness, reporting
? Validate operating effectiveness of SOX controls and delivering a quality work product, free of errors and on time.
? Develop test steps for the area under review commensurate with the nature of risk and risk levels.
? Performs detailed reviews of the tests/audits conducted by the team
? Proactively identify and monitor process and system changes, and other areas of change that have a direct impact on the company's financial statements and related disclosures
? Assists in developing or supporting other deliverables i.e. local/regional regulators requests, board materials
? Support improvements relating to internal controls within accounting and finance, and/or corporate systems, and consult on internal controls during the implementation of new IT systems;
? Maintain repository of documentation, testing evidence, and internal policies, and provide summary status reporting and presentation to business units and management
? Performs a root cause analysis and impact assessment on the issues identified during course of testing/audit in accordance with a framework designed
? Understands the processes/controls under review and uses critical thinking to ensure that identified risks are appropriately mitigated by management procedures
? Demonstrates ability to outline facts around potential issues and discuss internally and with stakeholders.
? Assists in developing the 'why do we care' for issues and collaborates with stakeholders and project team to develop meaningful recommendations for the audit projects.
? Proactively develops appropriate initial resolutions to obstacles to be discussed with project sponsor
? Develops and maintain good working relations with stakeholders and external auditors
? Inteact with management at various levels regarding internal controls, issues and the project
? Demonstrates ability to delegate work effectively and take ownership/ accountability
? Manages multiple and often conflicting priorities tasks in a Global Environment
? Drive improvements & Identifies for enhancing delivery by applying analysis, business intelligence, and problem-solving techniques
? Continuously expands knowledge of data analytics and use of technology to enhance audit testing, identify opportunities for continuous monitoring and repeatable test plans.
? Capable of performing intermediate level data analytics functions within Excel or equivalent applications (e.g. Access, Tableau, ACL), and leverages, contributes, and improves the data analytics library.
? Maintains curiosity and exercises professional scepticism.
? Coach team members to enhance their competence and professional development.
? CA, CPA, MBA or equivalent professional qualification preferred.
? 4-6 years of experience in a Big 4 or similar Accounting firm and/or a global organization.
? Experinece in testing ITGGC, Reports & interfaces will be preffered
? Knowledge of internal controls, internal controls framework and risk standards (e.g. COSO, ISO, NIST etc.), Sarbanes Oxley Act, GAAP and financial systems and related technology.
? Awareness of regulations pertaining to financial services industry.
? Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
? Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
? An ideal candidate should be innovative, result oriented and should be able to demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, persuasion, team management, project management and critical thinking skills.
Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.