18-770 Controls Accountant

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Hartford, CT
$55,000 - $60,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 03, 2018
Job ID
Controls Accountant
Join a world-class organization as a Controls Accountant! This industry front-runner has an international presence and is recognized for their excellent culture, benefits, and progression of their employees from within.  They value the overall success of their employees through hiring top notch talent to further develop into future leaders, creating a professional environment of elite, skilled professionals. Apply today!

Controls Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Perform quarterly SOX testing process, which includes timely performance and review of Segregation of Duties (“SOD”), Tests of Design (“TOD”) and Tests of Effectiveness (“TOE”) and updating narratives to ensure all SOX policy requirements are met.
  • Analyze control weaknesses and exceptions.
  • Evaluate existing controls and processes and identify/ enhance areas of improvement.
  • Monitor the control environment to ensure controls are in line and consistent with business processes and risks.
  • Assist in communicating and facilitating control and process changes to the process owners.
  • Facilitate Internal/External Audit requirements related to SOX compliance.
  • Provide information, source documents and solutions to problems.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations. Prepare and enter standard, recurring and adjusting journal entries for reporting purposes.
  • Manage accounts, analyze and verify validity of transactions. 
What do I need to qualify?
  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting/audit, preferably in a distribution or manufacturing setting.
  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act and compliance programs.
  • Solid Microsoft Excel and Word skills.