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Financial Assurance Analyst

  • Location
    • São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The Financial Assurance team is primarily responsible for executing the activities for assessing the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) and managing SOX & non-SOX reporting requirements, while providing expertise and driving effective risk management over financial reporting. The group collaborates with the regional Controllers, business units and external auditors when planning, testing, reviewing and assessing financial reporting and disclosure controls.


  • Execute SOX & non-SOX compliance activities including gaining understanding of business processes, conducting and participating in walkthroughs, and performing tests of design and operational effectiveness for in scope controls.

  • Develop a detailed understanding of GM’s processes and systems in order to identify both control gaps and any opportunities to streamline processes and controls.

  • Prepare and update documentation including process flowcharts, risk assessments, test plans.

  • Document accurate and detailed work papers following internal guidelines.

  • Partner with external auditors to ensure alignment. Assess control deficiencies, including agreement with control owners on root cause, any mitigating controls, impact analysis, and remediation action plans.

  • Build effective working relationships with business partners across the organization.

  • Complete process improvement, modernization and time savings activities.

  • Provide analysis that drive decisions to optimize business processes and improve results.

  • Complete special assignments, as required.

  • Supporting in trainings to control owners on SOX and NON-SOX requirements.

Additional Description


Basic Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or business

  • Sufficient technical background in audit, internal controls and reporting

  • Demonstrated project management skills and strong audit background (internal or external)

  • Demonstrated ability to work and lead with minimal supervision on unstructured assignments

  • Excellent team building, planning, change management and leadership skills

  • Fluent in English.  Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent PC skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and ability to resolve issues under tight deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize assignments / projects and multi-task within time constraints

  • Ability to network and collaborate cross-functionally

  • High level of understanding of business operations

    Basic Preferred

  • Knowledge of existing GM IT systems and business processes

  • MBA or Masters of Science degree in business field

  • CRC (Regional Council of Accounting) registration

  • Fluent/intermediary Spanish level

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