Gallagher Financial Control Analyst Senior in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

At Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. (GB) at http://www.gallagherbassett.com/ we are constantly seeking skilled professionals who are up for a challenge and take exceptional performance to heart. The professionals we hire help us maintain our reputation as one of the most progressive property/casualty third party claims service organizations in our industry and throughout the world. Gallagher Bassett provides services to Fortune 1000 companies throughout 100 offices worldwide. For the past several years GB has ranked among the largest TPA's by Business Insurance Magazine and was also a recipient of the Business Insurance Readers' Choice award for "Best Third Party Claims Administrator." If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Position Summary:

  • Focused on development and implementation of an efficient and effective internal control framework, incumbent(s) actively participate in creation and updating of divisional control policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting completion of financial risk and operational control assessments.

  • Analyzing financial and operational processes to identify risks and control weaknesses.

  • Interpreting financial policies.

  • Assisting with design and implementation of appropriate controls to strengthen the control environment and mitigate risk.

  • Documenting and updating processes through collaboration with process owners.

  • Identifies root cause of financial reporting or operational control errors and assists with developing remediation plans.

  • Supports the promotion and education of the importance of internal controls with cross functional partners.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (Accounting/Finance) and 5 years related experience required.

  • Solid understanding of internal controls.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Intermediate desktop skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Experience with process flows and process narrative documentation.

  • Ability to compile and analyze complex data.

Preferred Requirements:

  • SOX compliance, SOC reporting, Enterprise Risk Management, and COSO Framework experience desired.

  • Professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA) a plus.

  • Experience with fraud controls and fraud risk assessments.

  • Experience in the Insurance Industry and/or with Third Party Service Administrators.

Key Characteristics:

  • Detail-oriented problem solver with proven ability to evaluate processes, controls and issues to determine the risks.

  • Proven ability to facilitate discussions with Division Leaders and bring closure to control issues.

  • High ethical standards.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Finance

Organization: GB US Operations

Title: Financial Control Analyst Senior

Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

Requisition ID: 45050