IOWA FERTILIZER COMPANY Internal Control Officer in WEVER, Iowa
Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo) is looking for an Internal Control Officer to lead the companyis efforts to develop a sustainable and effective internal control environment. This responsibility includes working with OCI NV and local management in developing the companyis internal control framework and documenting the design of internal controls using a systematic approach, performing periodic assessments to test the effectiveness of such internal controls, and preparing internal control assessment reports reflecting the results of the work performed. The individual will also play a key role in controlling access rights in SAP and segregation of duties in the company. Duties and ResponsibilitiesAt a minimum, tasks will include:i Lead the companyis risk management function by facilitating the quarterly and semi-annual management sessions, documentation of risk assessments and risk register using the OCI risk-reporting tool, and submission of required reports to OCI NV.i Participate in audits, special investigations, and other ad hoc reviews requested by OCI NV and local management.i Review and/or draft policies and procedures that integrate internal controls, and then monitor compliance to such policies through periodic assessments.i Review whistleblower reports and recommend courses of action to management.i Collaborate with the Group Compliance Officer in all compliance initiatives and submit required reports periodically.i Support the design and update of the Internal Control Framework and related procedures.i Coordinate with functional and local leaders, process owners, and other stakeholders to manage overall internal control planning.Essential Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Bacheloris Degree in Accounting, Finance or BusinessExperience and Qualificationi 5+ years of public accounting or manufacturing industry experience with knowledge of accounting, finance, internal control areas, and operational audits.i Experience in the fertilizer, chemical, oil/energy, or manufacturing industry is preferred.i Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO internal controls framework, and risk assessment practices.i Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes and functions.i Ability to scale internal controls for the needs of the business, in such a way that management will consequently view internal controls as an important element of their daily activities rather than as a road block in achieving their objectives.IFCo provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IFCO complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.