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Internal Controls Manager - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2681 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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3 - 6 month day rate contract within a multinational company       


People Related Responsibilities:

Ensure all required EU SOX activities are completed timely:
Support EU SOX key process and control owners, obtain and maintain an in-depth understanding of SOX processes, risks and controls
Facilitate annual SOX process walkthroughs in EU; coordinate planning with IC SOX Program Manager and SOX Champions; ensure documentation is updated prior to sessions, comments are tracked, updates completed timely and updated in the AuditBoard
Workwith IC SOX Program Manager and SOX Champions to develop and provide internal control training to all key EU process\control owners; ensure they have an intricate understanding of the company’s policies, procedures and guidelines for designing, implementing and assessing  compliance with the internal control framework
Work with IC SOX Program Manager and SOX Champions to aggregate all identified deficiencies to determine whether a significant deficiency or material weakness exists in the company’s internal control framework (completion of the SAD); review SAD with Sr. Director of IC and CAO


        Process Related Responsibilities:

Assist IC SOX Program Manager in performing an annual review of EU controls for compliance with the 2013 COSO framework 
Assist IX SOX Program Manager in ensuring all required SOX activities are completed timely for EU:
Annual SOX planning scopingand risk assessment exercises
Ensure EU process documentation, risks and controls are updated timely
Understandingof enterprise-wide business & finance drivers- Integrated understanding of multiple finance transaction and business processes- Strong technological awareness of (SAP) and integrated understanding of data systems
AlignInternal control framework to the level of risk of the CRL entity, fully align Internal controlon CRL strategy and business goals
Preparation of SOX trainingresources and materials for CRL
Coordination of external and internal auditor SOX activities
Scheduling of external and internal audits in EU; 
Obtain internal audit reports and findings from PWC for EU audits
review all findings, provide push-back where appropriate, log issues into “Issue Control Log” for EU
provide needed direction to internal control owners, managers and SOX Champions in EU addressing issues and establishing remediation plans
monitor issues for timely completion and obtain confirmation that identified issues were resolved per the remediation plan
ensure updates to internal audit and PWC are communicated for EU


System Related Responsibilities:

Complete assigned SOC-1 reviews allocated out to the IC team by the SOX Program Manager
Collaborate with Sr. Management, Business Unit Controllers to support SAP and other system implementations