SOX Internal Controls Analyst II

The SOX Internal Controls Analyst II will perform evaluation and testing of internal controls over financial reporting.  Work closely with the process and control owners in the preparation and on-going maintenance of process documentation and flowcharts, as applicable.

This position will have direct interaction with business process and control owners.  The candidate should have the ability to identify control deficiencies and/or risks impacting financial reporting.  Additionally, this individual is expected to have a deep understanding of banking operations and process and will from time to be requested to assist on Sr. Internal Controls Analyst and/or SOX Internal Controls Manager with special projects.

Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform or participate in walkthroughs and identify key controls
  • Execute related test of operating effectiveness of financial reporting and IT controls
  • Identify process/control deficiencies, monitor remediation progress and perform validation of completed remediation
  • Assist the process owners in the end-to-end documentation of significant business process
  • Work closely with external auditors related to testing requests and issues.
  • Will assist in performing reviews of controls testing procedures, as applicable
  • Will assist the Sr. Internal Controls Analyst and/or SOX Internal Controls Manager in other areas as necessary (adhoc)

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required
  • Knowledge of COSO 2013 framework
  • With 5 to 10-years work experience in progressive business background with a minimum of 3-year supervisory experience
  • A minimum of 3-year banking industry (preferred) or other financial services/institution experience is required
  • A minimum of 3-years SOX compliance, public accounting or internal audit experience or a combination is required

Skill and Knowledge

  • CPA (preferred), CIA, CISA or comparable certification in required
  • Must have the ability to analyze complex processes and determine the efficiency and effectiveness of the process and related controls
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable working with all levels in the organization including Executive Management throughout the company
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Flowcharting capability required
  • Must be willing work onsite and when practically and effectively possible work in remote working conditions

Eastern Bank
Full time
Lynn, MA 01910, US