Acct Specialist-ICFR

Job Description

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Job Summary

Strong understanding of risk and controls supporting compliance initiatives by engaging various process owners in the design, documentation, implementation, and monitoring as well as assisting with monitoring and reviewing controls that have been outsourced to Farmers subservice organizations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist with System and Organization Controls (SOC) reviews for Farmers ICFR and Vendor Risk Management (VRM) service organizations
  • Capturing and analyzing information to identify key risks and corresponding controls
  • Communicating issues and recommendations to management
  • Following-up and implementing corrective actions
  • Helping Identify internal control standard methodologies and promotes their adoption across the enterprise
  • Delivering training to other members of the company as it relates to SOC reporting and operations procedures
  • Lead SOC reviews and other ad-hoc projects using appropriate methodologies.
  • Assist with auditing of complex environments when necessary
  • Documenting process flows and audit work as needed
  • Systematically testing and evaluating ICFR control activities as assigned to verify efficiency and effectiveness of operation, reliability of information and compliance with Assist with auditing of complex environments when necessary
  • Assist in other ICFR responsibilities as assigned.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. CISA (Certified Information System Auditor, CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) certification preferred.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 4 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience.  Big 4 auditing and/or consulting experience preferred.

Special Skill Requirement
  • Experience working with Visio and Excel
  • Understanding of IT methodologies, such as software development lifecycle and operations
  • Ability to understand complex technical environments
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills
Physical Actions
Required job duties are essentially sedentary in nature, consisting of occasion walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying ten pounds maximum, seeing, speaking, and hearing.

Physical Environment
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 02/12/2020