Sr. Financial Analyst

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## Description/Job Summary
Senior Analyst - Financial Controls is critical to the success of Metaldyne Performance Group's (MPG) compliance with Sarbanes Oxley standards that require management to assess internal controls over financial statements annually.
The Financial Controls function evaluates the design and operational effectiveness of the detective and preventative controls within processes that facilitate the preparation of reliable financial statements.
The function will also work with management to develop an appropriate level of financial controls to address new processes or risks.
This position will be responsible for the completion of testing and associated documentation in compliance with SOX requirements.
## Responsibilities/Duties
Participate in the annual scoping and risk assessment process.
Works with process owners to gain an understanding of processes, develop process work flow documentation, and identify process risks and mitigating controls.
Coordinate and lead process walkthrough meetings with business owners.
Assess the effect of business process changes on the control environment; identify and address new risk areas.
Participate in the development of controls and provide insight into potential process improvements
Evaluating the effectiveness of SOX internal controls including testing of internal controls, reports, and spreadsheets.
Communicate and follow up with control owners on all findings and work with them on remediation efforts.
Work with internal and external auditors to answer questions and provide supporting documentation.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
## Required Skills
High-level of written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively across business levels.
Ability to support multiple assignments and stakeholders, prioritize workload for self, and coordinate with teammates to meet deadlines.
Ability to exercise effective problem solving skills.
Ability to build strong relationships with internal business partners and experience working with multiple business partners in a collaborative and team-oriented manner.
Comfortable working in an evolving and dynamic environment.
Detail-oriented, organized, energetic, motivated, and action-oriented.
## Required Experience
2+ years experience.
Previous audit experience is preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of internal controls and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
Demonstrated experience with process documentation including flowcharting and narratives, walkthroughs, and control testing.
Experience testing IT General Controls (ITGCs) a plus.
## Required Education
Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required.
CPA Certification or equivalent is highly preferred.
## Details
30% travel domestic and international.
Requisition Number: PLYMOUTH - CORPORATE:0058
Job Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
City: Plymouth
State: MI

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