Senior Internal Controls Specialist

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Boston, Cape Town, Mumbai
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
01/25/2023
How to Apply
Please submit an online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2023_senior_internal_controls_specialist
Tags
Full-time

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

Position Overview
We are seeking a talented Senior Internal Controls Specialist to oversee the designing, implementation and auditing of internal controls, governance and risk management systems for our international organization. The Senior Internal Controls Specialist assists and supports the CFO with planning internal control audits, identifying opportunities for improvements in the organisation’s control systems, and following up on identifying control deficiencies.

This role will allow you the opportunity to stretch and grow, gaining experience in the operations of a growing global company.

We’re looking for someone who demonstrates excellent attention to detail, communication, and time management skills, experience, problem-solving capabilities, and eagerness to learn. We want someone with a demonstrated ability to coordinate competing priorities with finesse, professionalism, and enthusiasm.

Primary Responsibilities:
Design & implement internal audit function’s standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Manage the documentation of policies and standard operating procedures
Develop the annual risk-based internal audit plan
Assist management in reviewing the effectiveness of internal control processes
Recommend improvements in manual and computer controls
Assess compliance with policies, procedures, and standards
Analyse data to identify compliance deficiencies and potential risks
Document the audit process and prepares audit findings report for management
Obtain, analyse, and evaluate accounting control systems and business processes to identify weaknesses and recommend improvements
Discuss audit findings and recommendations with the CFO and departmental heads
Follow-up on the implementation of audit recommendations
Conduct ad-hoc/ special investigations and reviews as requested by management

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or auditing
3+ years auditing experience
Familiarity with Internal Auditing Standards and any internal controls frameworks i.e. COSO Framework
Familiarity with GAAP principles
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
Ability and comfort working in a dynamic team-based environment
A detail-oriented focus

Advantageous:
Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CA and ACCA, or working towards such
Expertise in internal controls and technical accounting, particularly software license revenue recognition
Familiarity with local, state, federal, and international tax regulation, especially in a US company
Experience with auditing international entities
Experience using Salesforce and Netsuite

Additional Information

Please submit an online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2023_senior_internal_controls_specialist