Landis+Gyr Financial Governance Analyst in Alpharetta, Georgia

Financial Governance Analyst

Tracking Code

20180080

Job Description

The Governance Financial Analyst administers the governance strategy for Landis + Gyr Americas with oversight from the Senior Director. The position will coordinate and monitor Americas' response to the Group Internal Audit findings. The Governance Financial Analyst will evaluate business processes for risk and develop initial thoughts on ways to mitigate those risks or improve processes. The Governance Financial Analyst will assist the Senior Director in developing Americas' policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with Group's policies and procedures.

  • Gains an understanding of key business processes and related business and audit risks.

  • Reviews recommendations made by Group Internal Audit and drafts Americas response to those recommendations.

  • Administers management's response to internal audit findings: managing key deadlines, contributors and deliverables.

  • Compiles documentation of management's response (i.e. any remediation efforts) to internal audit findings and uploads that documentation with commentary to the Internal Audit system portal timely.

  • Becomes a knowledge leader of the Delegation of Authority matrix, answering questions that the organization at large may have on when approvals for certain transactions are necessary, how those approvals are obtained and who gives those approvals.

  • Supports the Senior Director on reporting of key metrics related to internal audit findings and implementation of responses to those findings.

  • Understands and can draft process flowcharts of key business processes, identifying control gaps in those processes and providing thoughts on process improvements to the Senior Director.

  • Drafts or assists in drafting regional Americas policies and procedures to augment or supplement the policies and procedures published by Group.

  • Builds and maintains relationships within the Finance department as well as across the organization, including Group Internal Audit that is based in Zug, Switzerland.

  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.

  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.

  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.

  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

Required Skills

  • Willingness to learn

  • Strong understanding of control environment

  • Organization skills and attention to detail are critical

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction

  • Ability to collaborate with finance and cross-organizational teams

  • Focus on meeting deadlines and managing projects toward deadlines

  • Strong analytic skills

  • Strong PC skills, including MS Office

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Required Experience

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required in the field of accounting.

  • 2 to 5 years of experience

  • public accounting and/or internal audit experience a plus.

  • Certified Public Accountant or desire to pursue CPA preferred.

EOE AA/M/F/Vet Disability

Job Location

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular