Sr. Finance Associate (Rotation Program)

Full Time St Louis, Missouri Posted 07/21/2021 Areas of interest: Finance and Accounting Requisition Number: 286343BR FAC306
JOB SUMMARY
Our Sr. Finance Rotational Associate will complete three consecutive full-time rotations over the course of two years. Your rotational path will include approximately 8 months in different functional areas of Finance: Accounting, Internal Audit and Tax/Treasury. As you rotate, you’ll have the opportunity to work in different functional areas of our Finance organization while building your professional skill set and gaining exposure to key business and financial leaders.

The program is intended to provide exposure to multiple areas of Finance, and will increase your knowledge and experience in these areas as well as allow for opportunities to learn more about our business and the industry through internal enrichment and training activities. Your responsibilities will vary based on the business needs of your assigned team as you complete your two year assignment. As the assignment ends, we will collaborate with our Rotational Associates to learn more about their career objectives, and consider options for placement within the Finance organization.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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


Treasury and Tax:
  • 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 (e.g. support forecasting activities, analysis, requirements connected with bank/cash, audit, variance investigations, etc.)
  • Research, analyze and interpret tax statutes and regulations affecting new product offerings, acquisitions, dispositions and other taxation issues relative to the organization’s objectives
  • Coordinate and communicate with members of tax and accounting departments
  • Compile and communicate detailed data in understandable summary format (written and verbal)
  • Treasury or tax (income or transactional) related projects as assigned
Accounting and Financial Planning:
  • 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
  • Assist in preparation of initial drafts of external financial reports, including SEC filings (current (8-K), quarterly (10-Q), annual reports (10-K) and registration statements and bank borrower financial statements at period-end (quarter and year)
  • Assist in accounting research and application of U.S. GAAP
  • Perform special projects and other department related duties as requested throughout rotation program


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
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 (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, etc)
Ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities

Education
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


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Eligible to sit for CPA exam, or hold current CPA license


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


FAC306 286343 286343BR

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