CIT Group Inc.

Associate, SOX/FDICIA

US-NJ-Livingston
Job ID
25353
# Positions
1
Job Family
Finance - Controls
Type
Full-Time

Overview

Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A.

Responsibilities

The qualified candidate will be responsible for all of the following activities as part of the CIT SOX/FDICIA Office:  

  • Perform the annual financial statement risk assessment
  • Perform annual process/control walkthroughs “Test of Design” and update documentation (process flows and risk control matrices) accordingly
  • Perform and document “Testing of Operating Effectiveness” of key controls on a continuous basis
  • Collaborate with management on the remediation of control deficiencies
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements / efficiencies and partner with process owners in the implementation of solutions
  • Partner closely with internal and external audit throughout all components of the SOX/FDICIA lifecycle to share information and minimize duplication of efforts where possible
  • Perform ad-hoc project work as needed
  • Travel 5%

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • At least three years of overall relevant experience working in the internal controls domain (i.e., SOX/FDICIA -Compliance programs, internal controls programs, internal audit, external audit, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment
  • Able to manage multiple responsibilities at once
  • Prior experience successfully partnering with process owners, auditors and regulators
  • CPA or CIA or other professional certification designations a plus
  • Prior experience in the financial services industry preferred

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