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Senior Financial Compliance Analyst

Company: United Wholesale Mortgage
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

 : The Senior Financial Compliance Analyst will be in Finance working with the SOX Business Process team that is responsible for internal controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) at UWM. The role entails working with a wide cross-section of the organization, liaising with key business areas, while having an analytical and technical approach to problem solving while supporting the company's SOX internal controls program. WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Assisting in the SOX scoping assessment and planning activities as necessary.
Facilitating/leading various functions on the SOX team such as design and implementation documentation, control walkthroughs, testing operating effectives of controls, evaluation and remediation as needed
Coordinating/leading training programs as it relates to internal controls/SOX compliance
Coordinating with process and control owners regarding SOX documentation, design/re-design of key internal controls, evaluation, and necessary remediation.
Building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders - process and control owners, external auditors, internal audit, and other parties as applicable
Focusing on building strong business process/institutional knowledge
Assisting in determining the impact of known control deficiencies and analyze the magnitude of design and execution issues reported throughout the year
Working through implementation of remediation plans as applicable.
Assisting with updates on the progress of the overall SOX program including SOX program scope, project activities, training programs, deficiencies, and remediation activities, etc.
Assisting with coordination with the external auditors through the various phases of the SOX program
Assisting with the design and execution of risk-based projects with the objective of identifying gaps and areas of improvement while evaluating potential business impact
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
A minimum 2-3 years of related audit and accounting experience, preferably gained in Big 4 or Regional accounting/consulting firms
Previous experience supporting SOX programs /internal controls framework
Strong knowledge of COSO and GAAP principles, risk assessment practices, internal control framework, a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with business leaders and teams across the organization
Ability to identify problems, recommend effective solutions, and ensure that those solutions are implemented effectively and timely
Flexibility, adaptability and comfort with the unknown
Ability to work independently, prioritize, organize and deliver quality work
Must possess excellent communication skills (written and oral), and be comfortable interacting with all levels of the management team
Experience in working in the financial services / mortgage industry is a plus
Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion
CPA, CIA, and/or CFE certifications, or working towards attaining certification a plus
THE PLACE & THE PERKS: Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It's all happening on UWM's campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement. It's no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It's at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it's providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life. From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you'll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you'll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here. More reasons you'll love working here include: Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
Adoption reimbursement program
Paid volunteer hours
Paid training and career development
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
401k with employer match
Mortgage discount and area business discounts
Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician's office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
DISCLAIMER: All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: United Wholesale Mortgage, Pontiac , Senior Financial Compliance Analyst, Professions , Pontiac, Michigan

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