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Internal Controls Analyst

Job ID: 1925998
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 24, 2019
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Accounting
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC seeks an Internal Controls Analyst to join the Internal Controls department, which reports to SAIC’s Office of Business Conduct & Excellence (OBC&E).

 

The Internal Controls department is responsible for the administration and oversight of SAIC’s Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) business systems compliance programs. SAIC’s Internal Controls Analyst will report to the Internal Controls Director, but support team members in both the business process and general information technology areas of compliance as needed.  The Internal Controls department works closely with the internal and external auditors, and various functions across the company to maintain the company’s frameworks of controls, administer testing programs, and develop remediation plans as needed. The Internal Control Analyst will assist in all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the Internal Controls department.  

 

The position provides great opportunity to interface with professionals from all functions of SAIC, and learn the business processes and systems for all areas.  SOX and DFARS compliance efforts are top priorities of the company, and we are looking for someone to complement the team and help us accomplish these critical requirements.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

The Internal Controls Analyst’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assistance to the department in the following areas:

 

·        Performing and documenting the annual financial statement and fraud risk assessments, and updating the risk assessments as needed, due to changes in the business or operating environment.

·        Identifying risks associated with the relevant financial statement assertions for all in scope accounts, financial statement line items, and disclosures.

·        Planning, coordinating, and participating in walkthroughs of processes and controls.

·        Carrying out various quarterly duties, such as the 302 certification process, control description updates based on input from control owners, and assessing implications of management’s self-reported observations of SOX controls and Internal Audit’s reported findings.

·        Responding to problems by coordinating with management and process owners to make joint decisions on how error correction/corrective actions should occur. Drawing solutions from others and apply to new situations.

·        Working with external auditors regarding document requests, and questions or issues, as needed.

·        Evaluating audit findings from the DCAA and DCMA, External Audit and Internal Audit.

·        Developing, implementing, and monitoring control remediation plans to address internal control deficiencies or new risks.

·        Supporting the DFARS business systems compliance program through:

·         Evaluation of the DFARS business system requirements compared to existing controls activities to assess for gaps, and

·         Assistance with the self-assessment program by reviewing and updating audit programs, performing testing, and/or reviewing testing results.

·        Performing and/or directing IT professionals for management’s testing of certain IT general controls.

·        Performing readiness assessments and/or testing for newly implemented and/or “in scope” SOX systems or acquired entities systems.

·        Working with various OBC&E compliance and/or Finance functions to support process improvement or other projects as needed. 



Qualifications

·        Bachelor degree, or higher, in accounting or related field

·        Ability to comprehend, interpret, communicate, and assist management in meeting the regulatory requirements of SOX and standards set by PCAOB and DFARS requirements.

·        General understanding and familiarity of information technology systems related to financial reporting, including layers (Applications/ Databases/ Operating systems), terminology, and general controls (not required to be highly technical).

·        Excellent written and oral communication, problem solving, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

·        Strong analytical skills with the ability to apply judgment to provide efficient and effective solutions.

·        Proactive and a self-starter that is able to prioritize and manage multiple task at once.

·        Awareness of deadlines and a commitment to achieve objectives within defined parameters.

·        Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels throughout the Company.


Desired Qualifications

 

·        2+ years of relevant experience

·        “Big 4” public auditing experience, or public company internal controls experience

·        Accounting, Auditing, and/or IT assurance background preferred

·        CPA and/or other relevant certifications strongly preferred



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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