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Staff Accountant II- Internal Controls & Compliance

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Location: Bangalore, KA, India
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2020

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Job Description


Job Purpose: This position is responsible to drive efficiency and effectiveness through process improvements, initiate discussions leading to issue resolution and advise business partners and internal teams on strong internal controls and testing process (for SOX, IFC, anti-fraud and anti-bribery controls). Ensure co working with the process owners to fix issues if any.

Job Duties:

  • Self-starter - Able to quickly learn and understand the organizational structure and the process applicability. Understand various systems used for different activities and accounting flow of any activities.
  • Adherence to timelines - Drive the team to effectively and efficiently work towards achieving the timelines for SOX testing, Internal audits, management requested audits, pre-audits, other adhoc queries. Any variations should be brought to the notice of management upfront and should be able to reduce the variations.
  • Review and analytics - Should review the work done by the team and ensure the appropriateness of data utilised and review and rephrase the observations. Identify areas where analytics could be used and ensure efficient form of audit.
  • Report writing - Prepare audit reports for process reviews, draft process control documents, seek management comments, ensure action items that mitigate risks are identified.
  • Initiate discussions - Shift focus to issue resolution, initiate discussions which would lead to issue resolution. proactively work with process owners to understand the gap in process and help in fixing them or coordinating with Corporate SOX teams to get more clarity. Remediation plans for controls failures to be reviewed.
  • High quality support - High quality support is provided to the management/ corporate / process owners and business. Detailed review of Service provider concurrence and NA assessment.
  • Team Planning - Planning and managing the workload of the team. Planning Monthly / Quarterly and yearly audits with supervisor.
  • Leverage valued core services - Leverage the information / knowledge by working with various other process teams. Ensure resources within teams are utilized effectively without incurring additional costs.
  • Review of T&E audit status - Closely monitor work done by agency resource on T&E audits. Review exceptions with policy owners and build preventive controls against recurrence.


Required Qualifications: 

* Fully qualified Chartered Accountant, preferably with 4-7 years of experience in performing internal / statutory audits (Experience from big4 accounting firms preferred)
* Good communication and analytics skills
* Experience in Microsoft tools. 
* Think out of the box - challenge historic practices and establish strong control environment within the organization

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Mar 18, 2020