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Internal Controls Analyst Sr at New York Community Bank

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Westbury, New York

Job Description:


The Senior Internal Controls Analyst participates in managing and executing various aspects of the SOX plan; ensuring compliance with regulatory mandates. Works with management to prepare and revise SOX controls documentation. Oversees the maintenance of SOX risks and controls system/database. Monitors, tracks, logs, and reports updates of SOX risks and controls documentation.


Monitors, tracks, logs, and reports Business Process Owner's (BPOs) reviews of SOX controls documentation and questionnaires (quarterly SOX updates, etc.). Oversees the maintenance of SOX risks and controls system/database, and ensures adequate monitoring and reporting where applicable. Participates in business process walkthroughs and control owner interviews, as applicable, and makes recommendations for the preparation and/or revision of key financial risks and controls documentation, where applicable. Participates in the ongoing development of new SOX business cycles and develops process narratives and designs controls where applicable. Participates in monitoring and overseeing the maintenance of risks and controls documentation, and works with management to facilitate ongoing efforts to standardize, streamline, revise and/or enhance control documentation to meet regulatory requirements, as applicable. Contributes towards the ongoing efforts to standardize, streamline and enhance existing SOX control documentation to meet increased regulatory requirements. Assists with maintaining current SOX key vendors listing, and the monitoring/tracking of key SOC 1 Report reviews. Performs annual SOX key vendor SOC 1 Report reviews, mappings of entity user control considerations, monitoring and reporting of BPO assessments, etc., in conjunction with procedure guidelines. Liaises with control owners, and internal auditors / external auditors, where applicable. Remains current on regulations, procedures and practices pertinent to internal controls, SOX compliance, and Internal Auditor Standards (IIA Standards). Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business related field preferred. Minimum of four years of experience in business or accounting, with relevant experience in internal controls or internal audit. Experience working with internal controls and is detail-oriented, organized, self-starting, and excellent at process documentation. Experience with identifying key risks and testing controls. Professional accounting, internal controls, SOX or audit experience in the banking, lending, or financial services industry.


Good knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, SOX compliance, and IIA Standards. Good knowledge of banking, accounting, and internal controls procedures. Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Strong research skills. Good understanding of controls, auditing and controls-related concepts. Good analytical skills with the ability to apply judgment to provide efficient and effective solutions. Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Good time management, organizational skills, and ability to meet established deadlines. Ability to read, analyze and document processes and procedures.


Based in Westbury, NY, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is the parent of a New York State-chartered bank - New York Community Bank. At September 30, 2019, the Company had assets of $52.5 billion, deposits of $31.6 billion, and stockholders' equity of $6.7 billion.

Our bank subsidiary features a divisional structure. New York Community Bank serves customers through 239 branches encompassing eight divisions: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank, and Atlantic Bank in New York; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and Arizona. With a longstanding reputation of strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves.

Branch Out and help recruit top talent for NYCB through the employee referral program. All NYCB employees are encouraged to submit referrals. Locate top talent right in the community where you live, work and play. Amazing individuals are all around be sure to let them know how they can become a part of the NYCB family.{{NYCB is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, marital status, disability, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by the federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

This policy is applicable to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: recruitment and selection, promotion and demotion, transfer, training and development, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence and termination. When necessary, NYCB will reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or with religious requirements necessitating accommodation.

In addition, NYCB complies with all applicable laws which govern nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which NYCB does business.