Senior Accountant Financial Controls

Position Overview:

The Financial Controls department provides a "center of expertise" for financial control to Company's global divisions by providing ad hoc guidance and formal evaluations of internal controls.

The Accountant of Financial Controls assists with the Company's assessment of ICFR compliance. This includes assisting in performing the ICFR risk assessment and scoping and evaluating internal controls throughout the global organization. This position assists with the documentation of business processes and policies, including identifying areas for improvement in existing internal controls and control gaps. The department is responsible for the administration of the global internal control management application.

Primary Functions and Essential Responsibilities:

Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting ("ICFR")

Section 404 & 302 Certifications

  • Documentation of compliance with the COSO 2013 framework

  • Track control deficiencies, proposed remediation plans, and evaluate deficiencies for effective remediation

  • Assist with the quarterly evaluation of the severity of unremediated deficiencies

  • Assist in the annual assessment of the effectiveness of the Company's system of internal controls


  • Perform testing of corporate internal controls over financial reporting

  • Evaluate business processes for relevant risks and controls


  • Monitoring division compliance with the company's internal control self-testing program

  • Assist division personnel with the evaluation of internal controls and remediation of control deficiencies

Internal and External Audit

  • Coordination of evaluations of internal controls

  • Assist in communication and support of audit groups

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Assist in training new acquisition in the requirements for ICFR compliance

  • Assist with coordination, support and/or implementation of internal controls documentation for new acquisitions

Policies and Procedures

  • Maintenance of existing global policies and procedures

  • Identification, creation and implementation of new policies and procedures designed to strengthen the Company's internal controls, accounting and financial reporting processes

Carlisle strives to enhance and support the diversity of its employee group. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, gender, ethnic or national origin, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected under applicable law. Carlisle will provide reasonable accommodation upon request for religious reasons or if you are a qualified individual with a disability who needs accommodation to perform your work duties.

About Carlisle

At Carlisle Companies Incorporated, we are a diversified, global portfolio of niche brands and businesses. Our markets include commercial roofing, specialty polyurethane, architectural metal, aerospace, medical technologies, defense, transportation, industrial, protective coating, auto refinishing, agriculture, and construction. Our worldwide team of employees generated $4.8 billion in revenues in 2019. At Carlisle, we manufacture highly engineered products and solutions for our customers. We are driven by our strategic plan, Vision 2025, and are committed to generating superior shareholder returns, while working with a culture of responsible stewardship and continuous improvement as embodied in the Carlisle Operating System. Are you ready to work with us?

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or finance or a similar quantitative discipline

  • CPA/CIA certification preferred

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of financial reporting policies and procedures

  • Familiarity with the COSO framework and SEC requirements for internal controls over financial reporting

  • Familiarity with financial management systems or controls management applications preferred

Experience Required:

  • Minimum two (2) years of accounting, financial reporting, and/or internal controls experience, or public accounting

Skills / Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills

  • Self-motivation and self-directed problem-solving skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Good business judgment and a customer service focus

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Working knowledge of AuditBoard Controls Management or Audit Management software a plus

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