Assurance Analyst - India

Basic Information

Country:

India

State:

Maharashtra

City:

IND Pune - Business Bay

Date published:

18-Dec-2018

Job ID:

24692

Description and Requirements

BMC Software – The Multi Cloud Management Company

Any modern business must do two things really well: serve its customers the best way possible, and introduce market-changing innovation. At BMC we help you run your business as you reinvent it, with open, scalable, modular multi-cloud management solutions that bridge the divide between legacy and new IT.

92 of the Forbes Global 100 rely on BMC to accelerate their digital initiatives. With more than 35+ years of leadership in IT management solutions and over 10,000+ customers worldwide, BMC provides IT solutions that deliver speed, agility, and efficiency from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond.

BU Description/Position Description:

The Assurance Department (Assurance), comprised of Internal Audit, Internal Controls, and IT Assurance, provides independent assurance to the Audit Committee and Management that significant strategic, financial, and operational risks are properly identified and managed to an acceptable level.  Assurance performs operational/financial/IT audits, compliance and other governance activities such as global Enterprise Risk Assessments and Compliance & Ethics services.  The desired state is an effective, cost beneficial control environment.

  • We aspire to serve as trusted business advisors to management and will proactively provide consulting and auditing services which add value to BMC.  We operate in a team-oriented environment that provides meaningful and challenging assignments, recognizes and rewards excellence, and is committed to developing leaders for BMC.  Members of Assurance have, or are expected to obtain Continuing Professional Education in line with achieved professional designations.
  • About the Position:
  • The position, based in Pune and under the direction of a Lead or Manager, will assist members of the organization by using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of systems, processes, people, and controls.  The Staff Auditor participates in engagement planning, risk assessment, business process consulting, and testing related to financial controls/reporting, operations, and system/applications audits.   This position requires knowledge in the areas of financial Control standards, good business practices, generally accepted accounting processes, Control analysis and Information Systems.

  • Survey functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations and the processes, systems, people and controls required to achieve established objectives
  • Provide guidance to Control and Process owners from various segments regarding the design and documentation of key business processes and controls 
  • Monitor and assess business environment and process changes for significance to objectives, risks, and controls.  Maintain documentation of business processes, risks, and controls.
  • Obtain, analyze, and appraise evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the effectiveness of controls and the efficiency of performance of process, systems and people performing the activities reviewed.
  • Execute audits and testing of Business Unit operations, including first line supervision, audit start-up, developing procedures to be used audit work, audit close, and drafting of the control deficiencies and audit reports in accordance with professional standards (e.g., IIA, ISACA, GAAS, GAAP) and the PCAOB.
  • Make oral or written presentations to Assurance and Operations management during and at the conclusion of the audit, discussing deficiencies, recommending corrective action, and suggesting innovative improvements in systems, controls, and operations.
Required Technical Skills:
  • Technical proficiency navigating the front-end menus and functions of Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Understanding of Oracle E-Business Suite security and the ability to assign Oracle responsibilities for testing purposes
  • Technical knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite modules (General Ledger, Purchasing, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources)
  • Ability to analyze financial and operational processes to identify controls and create test plans to improve risk management, control and governance process.
  • Proficiency in testing Internal Controls over Financial Reporting in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act and the standards set forth by the Public Company Accounting Oversight (PCAOB)Board
  • Competency in testing application controls within a variety of software/service solutions (HFM/FDM, SFDC, IT2 a plus)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint)

 

Required General Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and team-oriented skills
  • Excellent listening, oral, and writing skills in English is required.  Fluency in other languages may be considered a plus
  • Ability to develop relationships with client and Assurance staff
  • Ability to complete analytical reviews, develop client inquiries and evaluate client responses
  • Proven ability to execute audits and testing of key operational controls in accordance with professional standards
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and change focus as new information becomes available
  • A general knowledge of GAAP, COBIT, and the Sarbanes Oxley Act

Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Over all four years’ experience with a minimum of two years audit experience and a Bachelor’s Degree is required; Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is a plus, with preference for experience in the following disciplines:
  • Internal Audit
  • Accounting
  • Management Information Systems audit

Success factors:

Proficiency in internal auditing, business processes, and risks & controls; ability to work alone or in a team environment; effective communication; ability influence change; and pursuit of excellence are critical attributes for success at BMC.

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.