Assistant Controller - Finance Internship

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    Accountancy - Auditor
  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
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Assistant Controller - Internship
Department: European Financial Shared Services
Job Type: Internship for 12 Months
Location: Shirley (Birmingham)
Duration: 12 Months
Working Hours: M-T: 8am-4.45pm/F: 8am - 12pm
Starting salary: £15,000 - £19,000 (Dependant on experience)

Please only apply if you are currently in a GAP Year at university OR currently studying part time and available to commit to full time hours (1 day allowed out to study)

Candidates MUST be:
-Studying towards a finance qualification or degree (AAT or equivalent)
-Must be able to work full time hours with the exception of taking 1 day out of the week for studying purposes

Departments Interact with:
EFSS Functional Teams
Client European Sites
European Accounting and Controls Team
External Vendors / Consultants

Brief Description of Key Job Requirements:
1)Support Internal controller with completion of all SOX (Sarbanes Oxley, SOX) deliverables timely and accurately (gap assessment, risk assessment, SOX testing, issue tracking and maintenance) ;
2)Adherence to the business critical internal control framework (Sarbanes Oxley, SOX)
3)Add value to the organization by ensuring that internal control processes are carried out efficiently and effectively.
4)Support access rights for systems (eg, SAP) to ensure the systems access is free from segregation of duties violations and monitor periodically;
5)Support with the Accounting and Control Assessments from Regional HQ along with Internal Audit from RTX Corporate and annual audit from our third party auditors to ensure each assessment is completed timely with all information delivered and resulting actions completed timely;
6)Support any internal control projects to ensure key milestones are delivered and communication to all stakeholders is relevant and timely;
7)Actively participate in continuous improvement activities in your area to ensure all non-value added activities are eliminated to enable process optimization;
8)Other ad-hoc tasks that will be required within the remit of your role.

Systems you will be Exposed To:
Microsoft Office (eg, Outlook, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint)

Additional Information:
1)Studying towards a finance qualification or degree (AAT or equivalent)
2)Exceptional organizational skills are required to ensure key milestones are met within tight deadlines;
3)Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organisation
4)Proactive approach to work is critical in this role;
5)Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative is essential.
6)Strong skillset in Microsoft applications including; Excel, Powerpoint and Word

Spring is an equal opportunities employer
Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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