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  • Financial Controls & Analysis Specialist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 5:49 PM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Job Type
    Non Exempt
  • Overview


    AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2018.


    At AvalonBay, every day you can make a difference in someone's life.   We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well.   From helping someone choose one of our communities as their home to providing great service throughout a resident's stay to supporting your fellow associates, your positive, professional, and consistent  personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work.  Our purpose and our core values - A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and a Focus on Continuous Improvement - set us apart. 

    The Role

    The Financial Controls & Analysis Specialist will be responsible for developing, sustaining, testing and project managing business process controls for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.  This position will lead the work of the Internal Audit team, as well as prepare well-documented work papers, effectively communicate findings and make recommendations.  As needed, the position will also assist with operational reviews to ensure that internal controls are operating as designed, providing recommendations for improvement, and assisting process owners to remediate findings, when necessary. The Financial Controls & Analysis Specialist is an independent, highly-motivated individual contributor, taking initiative and solving problems with minimal supervision.

    You Have...


    Bachelor degree in Accounting.  5+ years professional experience (with a minimum of 2 years public accounting experience), working with controls (developing, documenting, testing, assessing, and reporting), and compliance reviews.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

    • Strong knowledge of audit, accounting, and control fundamentals: COSO; GAAP; PCAOB; SOX rules and internal control standards
    • Communicate in a highly effective manner, both verbally, in writing, interpersonally, and other formats if needed
    • Demonstrate professional skepticism and strong critical thinking skills throughout audits, reviews, and special projects
    • Represent the IA function in a professional manner in fact and appearance through communication, presentation, integrity and sound judgment in challenging & multi-facet environments
    • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) including Visio
    • Ability to work collaboratively with people at all levels of the company on cross-functional initiatives


    Additional Info

    AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.
    AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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