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Controls Analyst

Company: MassMutual
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Controls AnalystCorporate FinanceFull-Time, Boston MA (Hybrid)We are hiring for our Boston, MA office location in a Hybrid setting where you will be onsite 2 - 3 days per week.The OpportunityWe seek an energetic, motivated, and skilled accountant to join our Controls Oversight team in our Controller's Organization. As a Lead Controls Analyst, you will be an experienced accounting professional who wants to work with a diverse team of highly motivated professionals focused on delivering high-quality of work in a timely and accurately manner. You will be responsible for supporting the financial controls processes and related monitoring and governance of deficiencies of the CFO organization. This is an opportunity for an individual who thrives in a highly dynamic and agile accounting environment to collaborate across teams seeking solid execution and improving outcomes.The TeamAs part of the broader Accounting Policy/Advisory and Control Oversight team in the Controllers Organization of Corporate Finance, this position is a key contributor on the Control Oversight team that monitors the health of our financial controls environment. Our team is highly motivated by challenging work that delivers substantial impact in a culture of accountability and collaboration. Team members are energized to improve quality of our control environment by working closely with internal stakeholders and external auditors/project consultants. We strive to continuously improve by working together as team to make each other and our processes better.The ImpactAs a Controls Analyst, you will work with Head of Accounting Policy/Advisory and Controls Oversight and be a key team player owning oversight of the company's financial internal control environment. Your responsibilities will include, among others, the following tasks:

  • Monitoring control deficiencies impacting the Company's financial statements, including partnering with process/deficiency owners to determine appropriate risk ranking of known and emerging control issues, design and deployment of effective remediation plans and seeing those issues through to timely closure
  • Developing a comprehensive structure to oversee and evaluate the control activities within Controllers Organization and broader CFO structure
  • Managing and reporting on the control issues trends
  • Supporting the broader Controller's Organization to improve the standardization of control deficiency assessment and remediation plan development process
  • Improving effectiveness of control execution by performing targeted quality review procedures
  • Timely reviewing various subsidiary internal control reports and internal audit reports for evaluation of deficiencies impacting Controllers
  • Develop presentations focused on reporting control deficiencies for senior management and the Audit CommitteeThe Minimum Qualifications
    • BS in accounting or finance
    • 5+ years of experience in financial analysis and reportingThe Ideal Qualifications
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) qualification preferred
      • Significant knowledge of and experience with US GAAP reporting
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Demonstrate strong accountability and commitment
      • Ability to perform independent research and serve as a key resource for the resolution of unique or complex business problems
      • Customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing
      • Ability to proactively take ownership of assignments and drive them through to completion
      • Intellectual curiosity to continue learning and adding breadth and depth to understanding the tasks at hand
      • MBA or equivalent preferred
      • Experience with and knowledge of Statutory accounting/reporting
      • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to change
      • Experience working in a Finance transformational setting; driving continuous improvements and efficiencies beyond own scope of responsibility
      • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPointWhat to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team
        • Regular meetings with the Accounting Policy/Advisory and Controls Oversight team
        • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
        • Access to mentorship opportunities
        • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
        • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
        • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits#LI-CR37MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, pleaseand share the specifics of the assistance you need. Offers of employment are contingent on the completion of satisfactory references, background investigation, and (if applicable) any federal securities law requirements/FINRA regulations (including fingerprinting) and/or passing of a drug screening. At MassMutual, we focus on ensuring fair, equitable pay by providing competitive salaries, along with incentive and bonus opportunities for all employees. Your total compensation package includes either a bonus target or in a sales-focused role a Variable Incentive Compensation component. For more information about our extensive benefits offerings please check out our

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