Senior Internal Controls Analyst

  • Company: TIAA
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Posted: November 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1711262
Job Description



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The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) assessment of a set of assigned EverBank business processes and assess the design and operating effectiveness of the key controls identified within the assigned processes in compliance with FDICIA.  This position will partner with the business areas, Internal Control Unit Project Management Office (ICU PMO), external and internal auditors and others as needed to ensure all in-scope processes, risks and controls are properly documented and evaluated.



o Analyze and review assigned processes, risks and controls to ensure key risks and key controls have been identified and there are no gaps.
o Lead design meetings and control walkthroughs to evaluate and document design effectiveness of the key controls.
o Responsible for updating test plans and testing the operating effectiveness of key controls at interim, year-end and remediation testing.
o Ensure proper documentation of completed ICFR assessment.
o Responsible for identifying control deficiencies and communicating the deficiency to the Finance Management, the business areas and the ICU PMO.  This includes drafting the issue document.
o Assist the business areas with developing a remediation action plan for issues identified.
o Coordinate test samples and meetings with external and internal auditors to minimize duplicate work on the business areas and ensure the external auditors have what they need to complete their testing.
o Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with business owners, internal and external auditors, ICU PMO and others.



Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Must understand internal control and audit testing methodology, knowledge of accounting and auditing guidance and principles.
  • Experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and OCC/FDICIA regulations preferred.
  • Familiarity with bank financial statements (Call Report).
  • 5-7 years of audit or internal control experience and related banking/finance experience

Desired Skills

  • Excellent research, analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • CPA or CIA candidate preferred

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