Tech Data - Americas

  • Senior, Financial Controls (US)

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-21806
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5
    Travel Required
    Less than 10%
    Working Time
    Full-Time
    Position Type
    Employee
  • Overview

    Tech Data is one of the world’s largest technology providers in IT distribution. Tech Data is currently ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 100® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for seven straight years.

     

    The Tech Data difference is in our people.  Every day customers like Best Buy, CDW, Office Depot, etc… depend on us to help them cost-effectively support the technology needs of end users of all sizes, including small- and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers.  Working for Tech Data, you will be supporting manufacturers such as, Apple, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, etc…

     

    The video link below provides a glimpse into our world!

     

     

     

    The Senior, Financial Controls executes operational, financial and compliance internal audit related activities ensuring adherence to Company policy, identifying/implementing best practices and overall risk mitigation evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls for Tech Data. This includes identifying and researching applicable operational/financial/technical issues and effectively applying knowledge of Tech Data and insutsry practices to audit matters. Assist in the development of audit reports, tracking audit findings and ensuring follow up is performed on management actions. Assist in the execution of various internal control, compliance and audit activities. Assist in the preparation of the annual risk assessment.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Assist in the preparation of risk assessments, analyze risk and recommend areas of emphasis for targeted audit procedures and full internal audits.
    • Assist in the development of the annual audit plan. Perform audits toward the execution of a plan, of internal audit reviews, to evaluate the adequacy of controls and management as related to key risks to Tech Data. 
    • Inspect, identify and document systems of internal financial and operational controls through interviews, documents, questionnaires, policies, transaction testing and analytics. 
    • Provide guidance and training for internal control and best practice initiatives.
    • Assist in the preparation of audit reports with key findings and management recommendations.
    • Assist management with the completion of management responses.
    • Maintain concise, up-to-date records of audit plans, findings, workpapers, reports and other supporting documentation for audits performed. Possess strong project management skills including the ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines.
    • Effectively track, monitor and provide reporting over multi-location audit activities and results.
    • Assist in the coordination of internal and external audit teams.
    • Supervise audit staff to ensure effective and efficient completion of all audits.
    • Coach and mentor seniors and staff to support their career development.
    • Additional duties as assigned.
    • Meet attendance and punctuality standards.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Work Experience:

    • 3+ years of audit experience
    • Big 4 audit experience a plus
    • Retail and distribution experience a plus
    • Knowledge of IT matters and issues in IT audits a plus
    • Experience with managing audit teams in the field

    Education:

    • 4 year accounting degree

    Certification:

    • CPA or CIA preferred (candidate pursuit of license is required if not already licensed)

    Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:

    • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed
    • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others
    • Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information
    • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines
    • Able to converse and write effectively in English                 
    • Able to create and conduct formal presentations
    • Execute instructions and to request clarification when needed
    • Able to exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others
    • Interact effectively with all levels of management
    • Maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities
    • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
    • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology
    • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency
    • Able to use relevant computer system applications at an basic level
    • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
    • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion
    • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Some travel required

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