Senior Business SOX Auditor (REMOTE) in Nationwide (Remote) at Windstream

Date Posted: 6/7/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2024
  • Job Req Number
    Req #716

Job Description

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!

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The Internal Audit team at Windstream is a high performing group that provides internal audit services and support to the business leaders across the organization. Internal Audit works to address areas to drive continuous improvement, while providing independent and objective assurance and advisory services to help affect change and improve the business.

The ideal candidate demonstrates strong professional ethics, is a self-starter who works with minimal supervision to meet or exceed deadline expectations, leads multiple projects, and possesses strong communication skills. This candidate must demonstrate the ability to multi-task with ease within the department. This position is remote and can sit anywhere in the United States.

Responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing of financial processes and testing of key controls to ensure Windstream’s ICFR is operating and designed effectively.

  • Planning, overall Management, and execution of audits and reviews focused on various Business Processes

  • Participating in top-down, risk-based approach to scoping the integrated audit with focus on planning and execution of audits including Business/Financial Controls, completion of test steps to evaluate controls, and gathering/analyzing information as necessary to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of the controls

  • Collaborating with management and external auditors to ensure internal controls effectively mitigate risks

  • Understanding the business, design and execute audit programs, execute testing, analyze findings, report writing and presentation to the business, as well as participating in corrective action planning, and tracking issues through remediation with the business owners

  • Documenting and assessing the design and operating effectiveness of controls and processes to meet established business objectives across the business

  • Facilitating meetings with Accounting and Operations owners to discuss and understand processes and conduct risk assessments to identify and understand the business and related risks, internal controls which mitigate these risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement

  • Assisting special projects as directed

  • Building trusted relationships with the Business leaders while maintaining all organizational and professional ethical standards.
  • Do You Have:

    • Knowledge of key business processes, key controls and risks in the processes, and the implication to relevant dependencies in each process.
    • Experience working with various technology platforms.
    • A professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is preferred.
    • Proven ability to plan and manage engagements along with ensuring deliverables meet work plan specifications and deadlines.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, work alone or in small teams, achieve established goals and objectives, and communicate progress in a timely and meaningful manner.
    • Big Four and Internal Audit experience a Plus.
    • Experience delivering and managing audits with a focus on business processes.
    • Experience with internal controls, including all phases of planning, evaluation, walkthroughs, documentation, sampling, testing and remediation.
    • Previous experience with audit and/or Sarbanes-Oxley compliance procedures.
    • Strong written, verbal, and analytical skills.
    • Telecommunications Industry experience and knowledge a Plus.
    • Experience in Internal or External Audit.

    Minimum Requirements:

    College degree and 3-5 years professional level experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or 7+ years professional level related experience with 1+ year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

    Physical Tasks- Standing Occasionally: 0-33% | Walking Occasionally: 0-33% |Sitting and Stationary: Continuously: 67-100% | Bending: Occasionally: 0-33% | Crouching: Occasionally: 0-33% | Carrying: Occasionally: 0-33% | Reaching: Occasionally: 0-33% |Lifting -Lowering >1-15 lbs: Occasionally: 0-33% | Repetitive Hand Action: Medium Dexterity: Continuously: 67-100% | Fine Manipulating: Frequently: 34-66%

    Audio Visual Needs - Hearing: Continuously: 67-100%| Near Vision: Continuously: 67-100% | Far Vision: Occasionally: 0-33% | Peripheral Vision: Occasionally: 0-33%

    Equipment Used in Job Performance: Computer, Printer, Fax, Telephone, Basic Office Supplies, Copier

    The pay range for this position is $63,438 to $81,771.

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    Our Benefits:

    • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
    • 401K Plan
    • Health & Flexible Savings Account
    • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
    • Educational Assistance Plan
    • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

    Windstream CIB Statement:

    Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

    Our Employee Resource Groups:

    • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
    • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
    • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
    • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
    • WARG – Ability Resource Group
    • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group

    Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

    Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

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