Date: May 4, 2017

Warren Averett Staffing and Recruiting is looking for permanent Financial Controls Sr. Associate to join our Client’s team in the St. Petersburg, FL area. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with internal controls systems and ensuring compliance with SOX.


  • Create and document key internal controls relative to new and current processes
  • Assist in the development and analysis of identified key internal control to ensure SOX documentations stay effective
  • Perform process reviews to evaluate internal controls, information systems, and current business practices to ensure they are operating in accordance with SOX compliance/documentation requirements and established corporate policies
  • Create and implement CCM (Continuous Controls Monitoring)
  • Assist in ensuring all sites are effectively executing internal control baseline
  • Identify SOX impact of changes in the control environment due to changes in accounting regulations, internal control policies, system enhancements or implementations, and/or company reorganizations and make determinations for changes to existing controls or adding new controls when necessary
  • Provide fundamental guidance and standards for ensuring that the actions taken by internal control process owners are adequate to support quarterly and year-end management assertions in their assessment of an effective internal control environment
  • Provide assistance in developing key internal controls for new acquisitions, both internationally and domestically
  • Research the risk and impact of control findings and recommend remediation plans to management
  • Provide guidance on standardization of company processes to business units, corporate areas, and recently acquired companies
  • Support the implementation and application of integrated control systems
  • Remain current on relevant internal control and risk assessment guidance
  • Develop SOX training materials for process owners
  • Support ownership and monitoring of non-key controls, including testing control design and operation 


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • CPA preferred. OR CIA, CISA
  • Minimum 5 years work-related experience required, preferably in accounting and/or internal control related roles and/or SOX related roles
  • Ability to script in ACL, or heavy knowledge of SAP



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