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

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