Internal Controls Analyst (Business Process Management)- Remote

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Jan 18, 2023
Closes
Feb 08, 2023
Function
Analyst, Business
Industry
Research
Hours
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. You will have an opportunity to help shape the future of the company working closely with process owners and leadership in execution of this statement of work.   Your responsibilities will be multi-faceted and include policy management that consist of policy scheduling oversight, policy assessments and writing, developing training for the impacted parties on new or existing policies to facilitate clear understanding and effective execution of policies, and process mapping.  

To be successful in this role will require a highly accountable professional with internal or external controls experience; adept at writing and explaining regulatory and business jargon in layman's terms, comfortability with researching emerging trends and best practices, and being a change agent with proven success in execution of corporate initiatives or projects.

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

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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business
  • 5-8 years of experience 
  • Previous working experience with policy development and implementation, writing experience and process mapping 
  • Prior training development experience 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Visio 
  • 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 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.