Internal Controls Manager
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Internal Controls group. We are looking for an Internal Controls Manager to help lead and develop the company?s internal controls design and testing strategies as well as the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance effort for CHS. This position will play a key role in driving a culture that understands and appreciates the importance of a strong internal controls environment. As a valuable resource to the organization, you must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong planning, problem-solving and presentation skills. An ideal candidate must be ambitious, driven and have perseverance while maintaining a positive attitude. In addition, an ideal candidate will have the ability and desire to mentor, coach and educate others across functions on internal controls. You will:Partner with business unit financial and operational leadership to gain a detailed understanding of assigned business areas to include key business processes.Review, identify, design, document, and enhance internal controls processes.Create detailed SOX process descriptions and design comprehensive SOX controls.Evaluate key controls with control owners to identify any changes in existing controls or new activities which may require controls.Advise, assess and document key controls over financial reporting and facilitate timely implementation with business owners.Identify gaps in the internal controls design that could lead to financial reporting risk.Act as a second line of defense by reviewing compliance with control design and company policy.Conduct internal controls training, development of self-assessment programs and monitor within assigned areas.Gain in-depth understanding of accounting and finance practices for assigned areas.Perform process walk-throughs to validate processes remain in compliance with SOX narrative descriptions.Proactively monitor controls activities ensuring controls are being performed as intended.Evaluate segregation of duties within assigned business areas including operational activities and systems access.?Up to 20% travelCultivate and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Basic Qualifications: (required)Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other finance related degree7 plus years? experience in auditing, accounting or related internal controls experiencePrevious experience designing or analyzing internal controlsPreferred Qualifications: (desired)Master?s degreeProfessional certification including; CPA, CIA, CMAExperience with COSO internal control frameworkPublic accounting experienceExperience with SAP as an end-user or through configurationApply for this job.