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Senior Analyst, Internal Controls in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

Description:

Working with general supervision, the Internal Controls Senior Analyst will be a member of the Global Internal Controls team focused on risk and controls. The principal business outcome for this position is to assess, evaluate and remediate the internal control environment. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and interact with all levels of management. Associate may interact with his or her supervisor several times a week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Some non-routine activities may require a supervisor’s advance approval.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Analyze the risks and the design of controls around key business processes and provide fundamental guidance on the control environment to the organization
  • Provide process excellence knowledge including training to control owners and control managers
  • Lead control deficiency analysis and development of remediation plans (including root cause analysis)
  • Maintain awareness of current and emerging issues related to internal controls and internal audit
  • Assist with developing management and/or audit committee reports
  • Drive standardization of controls
  • Recognize and make recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions including improving operations, reducing cost and enhancing contributions of the internal controls team
  • Prepare and present articulate internal control findings and recommendations to relevant levels of management.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by management, including but not limited to, acquisitions, new business initiatives and/or new technology/systems.
  • Develop and maintain strong and effective relationships with other internal functions including external audit
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers
  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with other major business units throughout the GameStop organization
  • Adhere to all organizational and professional ethical standards

RELATED COMPETENCIES

  • Managing Work — Identifies and prioritizes activities and tasks; adjusts priorities when appropriate; ensures that required equipment and materials are in appropriate location so that own and others’ work can be done effectively; effectively allocates own time to complete work; leverages individuals, processes, departments, and tools to complete work efficiently; uses time effectively and prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with completing work
  • Quality Orientation — Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; accurately verifies processes and tasks; follows procedures; ensures high-quality output
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills — Achieves a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; staying current of developments and trends in areas of expertise
  • Adaptability — Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures

BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a degree in Business Administration (Accounting, Finance, or related field) required — related graduate degree, certification (CPA, CIA or similar) is required
  • At least 4 years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or similar work required — retail experience preferred
  • Public accounting (Big 4) experience is required
  • Must possess a valid U.S. passport or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment
  • Must be able to travel up to 30% domestically and internationally, as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of GAAP, auditing standards and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Working knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
  • Proficient ability to assess the effectiveness of internal controls over key risks; identify, collect , analyze and evaluate significant exposures and other management information; detect changes in key risks and/or control effectiveness; demonstrated ability to conclude and develop appropriate, related recommendations for management
  • Working understanding of project planning and implementation, including the ability to work effectively with tight timelines, high quality standards, and demanding, potentially overlapping priorities
  • Working knowledge of Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Working ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English. Ability to speak other languages, is a plus
  • Ability to positively model the organization’s commitment to integrity, diversity, inclusion, and maintaining a respectful workplace
  • Ability to understand and comply with GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to attendance, safety, conflict of interest, confidentiality, honesty and ethical conduct
  • Skill in conducting quality control reviews of work products
  • Ability to work independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment