Controls Analyst

Job Description

We are looking for you! The ACL person to be our Control Analyst.

You will support the data analytics and Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM) program within our department by developing, executing, and ensuring quality assurance of the data analysis solutions as part of the CCM program. You will be supporting a wide variety of business objectives including internal control over financial reporting, operational controls, compliance, risk management, business process effectiveness/efficiency, revenue assurance and cost containment.

Responsibility includes:

  • Designs, develop, execute, and manage data analytics built in ACL script format to satisfy business objectives to identify exceptions or provide alerts to enable timely correction to mitigate risks to the business.
  • Performs risk-based analysis to identify and prioritize required data analytics to be developed to satisfy business owner requests and mitigate Company's risks.
  • Identifies vital data sets needed to be imported and extracted within data analytics and conducts interviews with vital IT resources to facilitate obtaining the required data.
  • Uses various data analysis techniques and/or audit experience to craft, develop, execute, and analyze the wide array of data components including business transactions, master tables, authority limits, data completeness, data integrity, and data quality.
  • Breaks-down a sophisticated problem into components, tackle them using data analysis, process knowledge and risk/control knowledge, and communicate data analysis, issues and control recommendations with transparency and integrity

Requirements are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 4 years of direct experience using ACL
  • Experience performing financial/statistical/comparative analyses; knowledge of the tools, techniques, formula, and software used for statistical analysis and data management including Audit Command Language (ACL) or other data analytics tools.
  • Strong presentation, communication (verbal and written) and networking skills in order to facilitate interviews and workshops to understand business requirements, evaluate workflow processes and craft good solutions to meet owner expectations and requests

Bonus Points:

  • Professional accreditations (Preferred) - ACL Certified Data Analyst (ACDA); other audit related certifications such as CIA, CISA, etc.
  • MBA and/or CPA, CIA, CISSP, CISA, CFE or similar designation preferred
  • Data analysis and/or visualization experience using Galvanize ACL, Tableau, Power BI, or similar tools
  • Knowledge of Information Technology General Controls (ITGCs), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), CobiT, COSO, and/or other control frameworks
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-OXley (SOX) requirements
  • Experience with SAP


Organization: Siemens Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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