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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Financial Analyst - Internal Controls
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Atlanta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenKrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Financial Analyst- Internal Controls in Atlanta, GA.  

The Financial Internal Controls Analyst is responsible for evaluating the design and effectiveness of the financial controls to support financial reporting and operating procedures.  Coordinating and executing the financial controls testing is a key function of this position. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the internal control and compliance fields that may have an impact on the company, the risk assessment or the company’s audit methodology and procedures
  • Proactively identify existing and emerging risks that may be of importance to the Company’s management
  • Integral team member providing guidance on internal controls compliance throughout US Field and US Manufacturing as well as TKE international entities as needed. Develop and present scoping, testing and remediation training for contractors, interns and new staff
  • Under the direction of the Internal Controls Supervisor, perform the financial internal control testing activities within various departments of the Company
  • Assist the Internal Controls Manager with maintaining a comprehensive internal control program for the company
  • Work with departmental management to develop and update internal control documentation (process maps, risk control matrices, process narratives, etc.) periodically to include any new key internal controls or processes identified and ensure appropriate key control structure is maintained
  • Perform detailed walk through of processes by performing job shadowing to validate processes as documented in procedures
  • Understand processes, roles, and responsibilities of the interrelated functions at all levels across the business unit
  • Assist in creating and execution of test plans to verify process effectiveness, accuracy, and completeness for specific control tests by established deadlines with minimal supervision.  Be able to prioritize assignments, apply sample size guidelines appropriately and provide constant and clear feedback to management and the process owners
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend remediation to strengthen the control environment
  • Identify, document, and communicate process improvements according to findings
  • Participate in planning, results, and remediation meetings
  • Report testing exceptions to the Internal Controls Management and follow up on remediation efforts in a timely manner
  • Engage with process owners and managers in remediation of control deficiencies
  • Communicate effectively in a clear and professional manner to all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing using appropriate terminology and communication methods
  • Effectively present findings in both face-to-face and small group settings with peers and management
  • Keep up to date with the various systems and applications in use, including but not limited to Oracle, Hyperion, SAP GRC ICS, etc.
  • Review control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy. Make recommendations and implement updates to documentation
  • Assist in designing, implementing, and communicating key reports and test results for management on compliance obligations and progress against compliance plans
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with a concentration in Accounting/Audit/Finance
  • 3-5 years of audit experience or equivalent experience in internal controls testing
  • Detailed understanding of general business processes
  • Minimum of 2 year experience with SOX 404 documentation and testing compliance
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Thorough, diligent and detail oriented documentation skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office suite, query tools and databases. Advanced Access/Excel and Data Analytical Tools is desirable. Experience with Oracle is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as multi-task
  • Knowledge of governance, risk and compliance framework (COSO)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Capability to travel 10% to 20%
  • CPA, CIA or equivalent certification is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenKrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Financial Analyst- Internal Controls in Atlanta, GA.  

The Financial Internal Controls Analyst is responsible for evaluating the design and effectiveness of the financial controls to support financial reporting and operating procedures.  Coordinating and executing the financial controls testing is a key function of this position. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the internal control and compliance fields that may have an impact on the company, the risk assessment or the company’s audit methodology and procedures
  • Proactively identify existing and emerging risks that may be of importance to the Company’s management
  • Integral team member providing guidance on internal controls compliance throughout US Field and US Manufacturing as well as TKE international entities as needed. Develop and present scoping, testing and remediation training for contractors, interns and new staff
  • Under the direction of the Internal Controls Supervisor, perform the financial internal control testing activities within various departments of the Company
  • Assist the Internal Controls Manager with maintaining a comprehensive internal control program for the company
  • Work with departmental management to develop and update internal control documentation (process maps, risk control matrices, process narratives, etc.) periodically to include any new key internal controls or processes identified and ensure appropriate key control structure is maintained
  • Perform detailed walk through of processes by performing job shadowing to validate processes as documented in procedures
  • Understand processes, roles, and responsibilities of the interrelated functions at all levels across the business unit
  • Assist in creating and execution of test plans to verify process effectiveness, accuracy, and completeness for specific control tests by established deadlines with minimal supervision.  Be able to prioritize assignments, apply sample size guidelines appropriately and provide constant and clear feedback to management and the process owners
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend remediation to strengthen the control environment
  • Identify, document, and communicate process improvements according to findings
  • Participate in planning, results, and remediation meetings
  • Report testing exceptions to the Internal Controls Management and follow up on remediation efforts in a timely manner
  • Engage with process owners and managers in remediation of control deficiencies
  • Communicate effectively in a clear and professional manner to all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing using appropriate terminology and communication methods
  • Effectively present findings in both face-to-face and small group settings with peers and management
  • Keep up to date with the various systems and applications in use, including but not limited to Oracle, Hyperion, SAP GRC ICS, etc.
  • Review control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy. Make recommendations and implement updates to documentation
  • Assist in designing, implementing, and communicating key reports and test results for management on compliance obligations and progress against compliance plans
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Your profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with a concentration in Accounting/Audit/Finance
  • 3-5 years of audit experience or equivalent experience in internal controls testing
  • Detailed understanding of general business processes
  • Minimum of 2 year experience with SOX 404 documentation and testing compliance
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Thorough, diligent and detail oriented documentation skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office suite, query tools and databases. Advanced Access/Excel and Data Analytical Tools is desirable. Experience with Oracle is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as multi-task
  • Knowledge of governance, risk and compliance framework (COSO)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Capability to travel 10% to 20%
  • CPA, CIA or equivalent certification is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines