Financial Control Governance


Chicago, Illinois

25 days ago

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Financial Control Governance
Chicago, Illinois

25 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Financial Control Governance
Location: Chicago, IL Must be onsite 3 days/week (Tuesdays/Thursdays) + one day of your choice
Duration: 9 Months

This professional will join the Global Financial Control governance and oversight team within the Corporate Controller’s Group. The team is responsible for the Corporation’s global internal control over financial reporting framework that includes annual scoping and risk assessment, key process documentation and control identification, deficiency analysis, annual certifications, and management reporting. The professional will be involved in all efforts related to the annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) program and will be responsible for the update and maintenance of key process documentation for significant business processes. The position provides for firsthand exposure into the entire organization, frequent interactions with CCAR stakeholders at all management levels globally, as well as internal auditors. The successful individual will have strong process execution, mindfulness, and critical thinking skills. In addition, the ability to interact and develop working relationships with the global business and finance teams will be critical.

  • Assigned governance areas and execution of end-to-end related activities such as:
  • Evaluate risk and sources of potential misstatement for significant processes.
  • Create/update narrative, flowchart, and risk-control matrix documentation for significant processes.
  • Participate in walkthrough meetings with process and control owners as well as internal and external auditors.
  • Perform individual control deficiency analysis, monitoring and aggregation analysis.
  • Maintain relationships with control owners providing guidance and training regarding CCAR program and requirements.
  • Facilitate control testing by management and assist with remediation of control issues.
  • Lead/Support the operation, documentation, and enhancement of technically sound CCAR program governance methodologies, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist in updating regular presentations and reporting to Audit Committee, Disclosure Committee, Controls Committee and Management Group; create ad hoc reports and presentations as required.
  • Operate independently; has in-depth knowledge of the function.
  • As subject area expert, provide comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level.
  • Conduct activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult.
  • Responsible for direct interaction with different committees and/or management.
  • Strategic in developing, implementing, and administering programs within functional areas.
  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills are required
  • Initiative-taker and critical thinker with attention to details that desires a high-profile position
  • End-to-end project management skills, controls evaluation, and cross-functional collaboration
  • Problem solving skills that demonstrate critical thinking and an “outside-the-box” and practical approach to reach a solution
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Advanced skills in Excel; experience with Word, Visio, and SharePoint a plus
  • Experience with information produced by entity, service organization controls (SOC1), General Information Technology Controls (GITCs), system interface, and automated / IT dependent controls a plus

  • In-depth understanding of an internal control framework such as one used for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404/302, financial statement assertions and COSO integrated control framework a plus
  • 2+ years of relevant experience at a public accounting firm and/or corporate internal audit department of a financial services organization
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA/CIA/CISA strongly preferred

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $63.75/hr.