The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!




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Sr Financial Internal Controls Analyst

The Mentor Network - Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 12/16/2018

Sr Financial Internal Controls Analyst
Primary Location: United States-MA-MABoston

The MENTOR Network

Description The Mentor Network is seeking a Sr. Financial Internal Controls Analyst to assist and provide support to the Corporate Internal Controls team in maintaining and monitoring the company’s compliance efforts in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requirements.  The Sr. Analyst will perform documentation updates, SOX testing, facilitate the remediation of control gaps, coordinate with internal/external auditors and business partners, and escalate potential significant deficiencies as necessary, as well as assist in the identification of areas for potential improvement for key processes and implement process improvements.  The Sr. Financial Internal Controls Analyst will also coordinate with various business owners on testing, remediation, implementation, and compliance with activity and entity level controls.  Also, provides support in the company’s continuous efforts to monitor the company’s internal control environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.

Responsible for the maintenance of an effective control environment under SOX 404 for the accounting operations he or she oversees.  This includes both key and non-key controls and extends to the timely updating and modification of control design where necessary and the oversight of control remediation activities should exceptions be encountered in testingPartners with process owners to evaluate and document key financial processes and systems and related financial statement risks,Including review and update of process narratives, conducting walkthroughs, preparing test plans, and conducting controls testingCollaborates with business partners to propose process improvements that will strengthen the internal control environment while having a positive impact on the businessAssists with assessment of internal control design to identify any design gaps and provides guidance with implementation of new or revised controlsPresents testing findings and recommendations to management in a clear, concise manner, presenting information appropriate to the level of management.  Influences management to affect positive change. Works with business partners to develop remediation plans and assist in remediation testingPartners with IT to ensure that system implementations, enhancements and changes are made in compliance with SOX requirementsPrepares clear, accurate and complete work papers in accordance with audit quality standards; Meets project timelines and deliverable due datesAssists with the development and implementation of training for business partners  pertaining to SOX processes and procedures Liaises with internal and external auditors and responds to requests or reported issues in a timely mannerContributes to our positive, team-oriented culture by maintaining cooperative relationships, facilitating the resolution of conflicts, as necessary, sharing information, and accepting and providing constructive feedbackStays abreast of changes in regulations to ensure the organization’s timely complianceAssists with various projects as assigned by a direct supervisorPerforms other related duties and activities as required.


Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, from accredited four-year college or university required, MBA a plus.
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in an internal audit function and/or a public accounting firm with strong internal controls background, Big 4 accounting firms preferred.
  • Working knowledge of professional standards, regulations and frameworks required:
    • COSO framework
    • Sarbanes Oxley regulations
    • PCAOB standards/guidance related to internal controls
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
  • CPA and/or CIA preferred 
What we offer:
  • Competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
  • Annual performance-based bonus plan
  • Competitive Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Family-oriented environment
  • A dynamic, growing work environment
  • Advancement opportunities within our nation-wide Network

Bring your experience and skills to make a positive impact with the mission-driven work we do every day.  Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. When you join the Network, you will have career opportunities from coast to coast.


Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers with ~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 individuals in 36 states.  We offer an array of quality, community-based services to children, adults and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.  


Our organization is driven by the power of relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.  


Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!




External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.


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