• 03-May-2022 to 02-May-2023 (CST)
  • Finance
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

6The primary responsibilities of the Internal Audit & Compliance Staff are performing the full audit cycle of internal controls by executing the assessment of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls. Responsibilities also include accounting policy review and creation performing procedures to support the Company's annual SOX opinion. Responsibilities include technical accounting research and policies; reviewing contracts for accounting consequences.


  • Draft the overall scoping memo and supporting schedules outlining the Company's SOX risk assessment and control strategy for the fiscal year
  • Schedule and execute meetings with various business partners (Accounting, Finance, E-commerce, Human Resources) to determine the design of each significant class of transaction and document the effectiveness in the form of flowcharts and other documents
  • Assess the control environment against the risk to determine that each risk is appropriately addressed
  • For controls identified in the design process, select samples, gather support and perform testing procedures to determine the operating effectiveness of these controls
  • Communicate results to supervisors and accounting and finance management on the status and result design assessment and control testing
  • Provide ideas for improvements in the control environment to management and work with control owners to improve their control operations and SOX documentation
  • Review and assess accounting standards to determine the appropriateness of the Company's accounting policies; provide input to policy changes, as needed
  • Work with the Manager, Accounting and Compliance to manage the relationship with the internal and external auditors, including attending meetings and obtaining support for request lists
  • Support Manager, Accounting and Compliance on SOX compliance by obtaining and documenting support where needed to support the Company's annual internal control opinion
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, required; graduate degree in Accounting/Finance and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), preferred
  • 2-4 years' experience required involving a public company audit or internal audit experience indicating experience documenting the assessment and testing of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls. Experience researching and documenting technical accounting matters and policies, 3-5 years, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to motivate staff
  • Skilled in Accounting, Excel and Vizio
  • Strong analytical reasoning abilities
  • Ability to research and communicate new or complicated accounting guidance
  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Tenacity and commitment to tasks

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