CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world.
CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
Meets with control owners to gain an understanding of control operation. Gathers and evaluates populations for completeness.
Requests evidence of control operation from control owners. Performs testing of key business process and entity level controls for management's assessment of SOX 404. Creates workpapers to document testing performed and conclusions reached. Reports deficiencies to SOX team management.
% of Time
Test compliance of established internal control procedures and document findings and conclusions in test workpapers.
Communicate with SOX Compliance management regarding testing status, testing issues, and deadlines. Follows up with clients to ensure that agreed-upon action plans have been implemented.
Communicate with business process owners and assist in the documentation of risks, controls, and processes.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with the business areas, including understanding changes to business processes and procedures and potential impacts to the controls being tested.
Assists in identifying opportunities for improving internal controls over financial reporting. Works with process owners to assist in the design and implementation of new controls and best practices, as appropriate.
Assists external auditors as required and at the direction of the SOX managers.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in internal audit, external audit, risk consulting, and/or industry accounting including operation of internal controls.
Education Level: *Bachelor's Degree Field of Study: * *Accounting, Business, or related preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
Other Job Requirements
At least 2 years of relevant experience in internal audit, risk consulting, or external audit and SOX 404 compliance.
Large public company experience preferred.
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferred.
Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment, with an exceptional eye for detail.
Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, problem solve, and prioritize, as well as demonstrate excellent communication skills in order to successfully meet deadlines.
Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated experience with audit or GRC software and data analytics tools such as ACL, Access and/or SQL is a plus.
Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Monroe
Requisition # : 203911
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.