• Finance, Controllers, Internal Control Reporting & Analysis, Analyst, Salt Lake City

    Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
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    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    Controllers Risk Governance
    Employment Type


    We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail. 


    The Internal Control Reporting and Analysis (ICRA) Team facilitates the firm’s quarterly self-assessment and certification process globally. The primary mission of the ICRA Team is to prepare an auditable evaluation of the firm’s internal control infrastructure, processes and policies to support senior management's certification as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

    Key responsibilities of the ICRA Team include the following:

    • Own and govern the process for management’s assessment of the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting 
    • Coordinate the identification and documentation of risks and key controls in all significant product lines and regions 
    • Review, risk rank, and opine on issues raised through the self-assessment process in conjunction with the appropriate subject matter experts 
    • Monitor firm-wide control remediation initiatives 
    • Assist in the coordination of the external audit 
    • Contribute to acquisition due diligence and integration project management


    Employee Responsibilities:

    • Coordinating with assessors and certifiers on the completion of quarterly assessments and certifications
    • Coordinating and leading issue review meetings for new issues raised during the quarterly assessment process 
    • Preparation of quarterly certification materials for various Divisions’ Certifications and Firmwide Review Committee 
    • Partner with other firm risk and control disciplines (e.g., Internal Audit, Operational Risk, Fed Reporting, CCAR) 
    • Work with key project managers throughout the firm to identify changes to risks/controls and ensure organizational changes are accurately reported as they relate to quarterly certification
    • Training new assessors and certifiers 
    • Overall project management of the quarterly assessment and certification process which involves a high level of communication and coordination with individuals across the firm
    • Assist in the development of strategic ICRA tools and convergence reports 
    • Support production of ICRA automated reporting and dashboards 
    • Liaison with regulators during exams and determine impact of any findings to the firm’s internal controls over financial reporting
    • Coordination with a global team, including occasional travel to regional offices
    • Assist in helping to build the technology strategy of the team, including project management 

    Preferred Qualifications                                                                                        

    • Candidate typically possesses 2-7 years of experience in a control oriented or related financial services industry role; internal/external audit and or Sarbanes-Oxley experience a plus
    • Must possess capital markets/banking experience especially related to internal controls over financial reporting Knowledge/experience in US GAAP/IFRS financial reporting is desired
    • CPA and/or CISA preferred
    • Experience with the project management of a risk and control self-assessment process is a plus
    • Highly motivated and possess strong analytical and intellectual abilities
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas
    • Demonstrates ability to establish strong working relationships with clients and management
    • Proactive, with the ability to respond creatively in a fast-paced, and continually changing environment
    • Knowledge/experience in Enterprise Risk Management/Operational Risk experience is preferred



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