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Senior Internal Controls Analyst

Search Services Houston Full-Time
$75,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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SENIOR INTERNAL CONTROLS ANALYST needed for a large, multi-billion energy company.  Company has a strong management team and they hire for the long-term.  


  • Maintain the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX 404) internal controls documentation repository currently in SharePoint;  assist IT in administering access to the SOX Compliance site
  • Work with process and control owners to develop detailed documentation of SOX controls and processes utilizing Visio (flowcharts), MS Word (narratives), or similar solutions; administer versioning; produce control change reports. Secure approval of all SOX documents from respective process and control owners, and applicable officers
  • Promote an understanding of SOX controls environment, including conformance to COSO principles, through informal interactions, periodic meetings, and/or training sessions with internal stakeholders
  • Maintain and report on testing status and other project milestone to ensure timely completion of compliance requirements
  • Provide assistance to Internal Controls Sr. Manager with drafting evaluations of SOX testing exceptions and deficiencies identified in Internal Audit and by the external auditors using a framework following AS5.
  • Respond to SOX related inquiries from owners, testers, auditors, and management in timely manner
  • Assist Internal Audit, as needed on projects, including but not limited to vendor compliance reviews, audits of field operations, as well as corporate functions involving disbursements, fraud prevention/detection, and safeguarding of assets
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of experience with a publicly traded corporation or public accounting firm, with audit and/or oil and gas sector experience preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 15%
  • Experience in testing of internal controls under Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to multi-task and adapt to changing requirements and tight timelines
  • Highly-proficient in Excel
  • Interpersonal skills to support effective interaction with all levels of the organization
  • Examples of written communications
  • Professional references
  • Regular and reliable attendance


  • Strongly prefer a CPA, CIA, CISA, or CFE.

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Search Services was founded in 2000 by Heather and Tony Gray. Prior to the founding, Heather and Tony had both worked in the audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Heather became an accounting and finance recruiter for a large national firm in 1995, and Tony had been part of a successful technology startup that went public in the late 90’s. The first division of Search Services, Search Finance, was launched as a marriage of their shared accounting backgrounds, Heather’s recruiting experience, and Tony’s experience with startups.


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