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Title:  Internal Controls Analyst Sr

Requisition Id:  16773
Job Function:  Finance
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
Posting Location:  Head Office

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Position Purpose:

The Senior Analyst Internal Controls will be responsible for defining and implementing a leading practice internal control environment and driving a control conscious and compliant organisation.

Key Job Activities:

Support the full management of internal controls over financial reporting cycle, including annual top-down scoping and risk assessment and establishment of Risk and Controls Matrices, including annual documentation refresh and design evaluation.

Support the controls remediation program with efficient and effective tracking and reporting of deficiencies through remediation and Internal Audit testing / monitoring.

Perform self-testing and continuous controls monitoring to help accounting teams mature control operation. This includes coaching, mentoring and training of accounting personnel.

Collaborate with other mega processes (i.e. OTC, STP, HTR) to assure leading practice internal control over financial reporting (i.e. automated, preventive, continuous controls monitoring environment).

Establish and maintain a continuous improvement culture/posture including establishing methodologies, prioritization, influencing and sponsoring initiatives originating from the controllership and active leadership/participation/execution on broader corporate/business unit initiatives (e.g. Business Transformation). More specifically, End-to-End Global Process Owners and Leads interaction especially as it relates to Internal Control Over Financial Reporting (i.e. OTC, STP, ATR, ATR, HTR).

Work on special projects identified by senior management to find strategic solutions to issues facing a growing international company. This includes participation in control design / redesign work due to transactions.

Develop future-state process flow diagrams and risk-control matrices as part of the Company’s implementation of a Global SAP system.

Assist management with remediation plan development, execution and support for control owners.


Required Education: Good Honours degree.

Financial Qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or Internal Audit Qualification (IIA, CIA).

Experience (EMEAA):

Big four background preferable.

Experience of working in multinational and preferably with a US ultimate parent.

Experience in SOX testing and Internal Controls (3 years+).

Experience of managing different stakeholders across all business fields.

Must be organised, efficient, keen to learn and enthusiastic, striving to improve processes and encourage positive change across the business.

Looks for better ways of doing things, and proactively takes ownership to see things through, working independently to achieve and implement change.

Excellent communication skills and ability to present clearly and concisely to a small audience.

Analytical thinking and attention to detail.

Ability to analyse data in spreadsheets and presenting information concisely.

Excellent time-management and organisational skills with ability to prioritise competing deadlines.

Flexible and open to change, able to cope with a fast moving and rapidly changing business.

Drive and enthusiasm with the desire to develop within the organisation, as wells as developing and mentoring other team members.

Detailed and methodical attitude towards problem resolution to ensure accurate reconciliations are performed.

Experience of implementing and improving financial systems including broader ERP. SAP would be advantageous.

Certifications and/or Licenses:



The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.  To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.