Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • St. Louis


Client Reference Code: 243020
The Finance Rotational Program Associate will rotate through at least three departments within corporate Finance over a 2 year period. For example, Accounting, Treasury, and Internal Audit would be areas of focus for the associate.Each piece of the rotation will provide the associate with experience and exposure to internal processes.The ideal candidate will enter the role with 1 to 3 years of Big 4' or comparable experience.

Internal Audit:
Assist in development of objectives, scope, audit plans and procedures for specified audit projects

Work independently to perform audits of internal processes and controls

Assist with audit planning and perform fieldwork and reporting for specified audits to ensure compliance with established company policies and procedures

Responsible for evaluation/testing of internal controls associated with the company's operating environment, corporate policy, and relevant laws/regulations

Assist in the review and evaluation of the company's internal controls over financial reporting in conjunction with the company's annual Sarbanes Oxley assessment

Review staff audit work and communicate results of internal audit activity to management verbally and in writing through established Internal Audit protocols

Execute Internal Audit programs, and coordinate with and provide assistance to external auditors, as requested

Contribute ideas and opinions to the internal audit team

Develop and maintain effective relationships with the team and individuals throughout the organization

Perform other Internal Audit related duties and projects as assigned during rotation

Oversee and/or perform daily cash reconciliation, make recommendations for borrowings and repayments, and review wire requests to ensure accurate daily cash position

Assist management team with weekly cash forecast by reviewing variances, coordinating with internal departments to analyze forecasted data, and analyze historical activity to use in making recommendations for short term forecasting

Oversee/Approve electronic transfers of funds, including ACH and wire transfers

Work with stores and banks to maintain vault setups and maintenance

Oversee journal entries on operating accounts utilizing treasury Workstation and work with accounting on analysis and support, as requested

Interact with internal audit to ensure audit compliance and adequate control over cash and debt

Prepare ad hoc analysis as required (eg support forecasting activities, analysis, requirements connected with bank/cash, audit, variance investigations, etc.)

Treasury related projects as assigned

Analyze complex financial data and extract and defines relevant information; interpret data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability

Develop financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis

Record, classify, and summarize financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles

Update all required schedules for maintaining the balance sheet, completes bank and accounts receivable reconciliations

Interpret financial transactions and events for users who must make economic or business decisions

Apply a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verify documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies

Responsible for compliance with SOX controls

Perform special projects and other department related duties as requested throughout rotation program

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to evaluate processes and procedures from a risk and controls perspective
Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to the highest degree of professional standards
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects at one time with conflicting priorities
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
Ability to interact with all levels of management
Ability to show use of good judgment and initiative to accomplish duties
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (ie word processing, spreadsheets, etc)
Ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities

Bachelor's degree (Masters preferred) in Finance, Accounting or related field

Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Experience in internal auditing or public accounting 2-4
Big 4 or comparable experience preferred 2-4

Eligible to sit for CPA exam, or hold current CPA license

Office environment
Some domestic travel may be required
Must be willing to consider future relocation opportunities within Charter

Job Code : FAC306 Sr Finance Associate Exempt


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