Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Home Depot is able to offer virtual employment of this position in the following states: AL, AK, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

The Internal Controls BP SOX team is a part of the Finance organization focusing on centralizing compliance programs across the business. Our BP SOX team oversees processes to ensure an effective internal control environment. The team works closely with Internal and External Audit, IT, and Business partners across the organization.

The Senior Analyst, Internal Controls is responsible for partnering with control owners to ensure financial controls are well documented, understood, and implemented effectively across the Company. The Senior Analyst is also responsible for working with business partners to identify control and process improvement opportunities, including control automation opportunities. The role works collaboratively with individuals and teams across the organization to maintain effective controls and support the Company's strategic objectives and enterprise initiatives.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Supervise and/or lead the Annual/Quarterly SOX Scoping (identify legal entities/business units and accounts that are material for the company) 
  • Partner with internal audit and external auditors during the annual testing process. Provide guidance on the analysis and classification of testing exceptions, and coordinate remediation plans and execution 
  • Manage the Quarterly Sub-Certification Process with partnership of the control owners 
  • Approve mitigation strategies for SAP Segregation of duty conflicts. Supervise the quarterly Role Owner certification process 
  • Lead the review and approval processes for the IT Change Requests


NATURE AND SCOPE

  • This position will report to a Manager. 


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel: 
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 
3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is preferred
  • CPA, CIA, MBA or other related certification preferred
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to partner with business stakeholders across the organization to achieve consensus
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization through strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort negotiating in competitive or adversarial environments
  • Strong project management skills, including creating project plans, creating high quality deliverables, and keeping leadership informed on progress
  • In-depth knowledge of Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements, including compliance assessments
  • Thorough working knowledge of business process controls, entity level controls, Auditing Standards, generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP), and operational risks
  • Ability to understand, assess and prioritize risks across the components of the business and IT environmentGeneral knowledge of IT general controls and IT risks
  • Ability to assess complex business processes to identify potential financial, operational, and compliance risks
  • In-depth experience and knowledge of key business process and control topics and requirements such as key reports testing, IT dependencies, automated controls, COSO framework, and SOX testing requirements
  • Familiarity with risk management methodologies, frameworks, and principles (e.g. COSO)
  • Ability to appropriately articulate requirements to technical and business stakeholders
  • Ability to lead walkthrough meetings with process and control owners and document test of design for business process controls
  • Ability to identify key risks and controls in a process, perform controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around business process and within IT environments
  • Ability to identify control issues and partner with the business to remediate control weaknesses

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Comfortable speaking in front of others 
  • Experience using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio 
  • Able to adapt to a changing environment 
  • Self-Managed

 

 

Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

 

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