Internal Controls Analyst ( Policy & Procedures)

Rockville, VA
Oct 20, 2022
Dec 06, 2022
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat has a new opportunity for an Internal Controls Analyst, reporting to the Internal Controls Manager. Your responsibilities will include process mapping, policy development and writing, training development and monitoring and emerging process onboarding for the Finance organization.  You are a highly accountable Risk Management professional with Second or Third line of defense experience with a proven track record of success in corporate initiatives or projects and will use your knowledge of internal controls in this role.

This is a remote position within the US with core hours of 10am-3pm EST.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Policy development and writing
•    Process map development
•    Formal training development and monitoring
•    Emerging process onboarding

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business
•    3-5 years of experience 
•    Strong Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Visio 
•    Prior policy development, writing experience and prior process mapping experience
•    Prior training development experience 

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Prior mid-to large size organization experience
•    Prior second or third line of defense experience

Minimum Qualifications:  
•    Demonstrated communication skills 
•    Attention to detail with excellent organizational and time management skills
•    Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients
•    Detail Oriented
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, teams, and SharePoint.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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