Progress Rail Services Corp. Internal Controls Coordinator in Albertville, Alabama

Auto req ID: 3177BR
Posting Title: Internal Controls Coordinator
Job Category: Compliance
City: Albertville
State: Alabama

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs. Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

Responsible for managing and organizing internal controls, SOX Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs.

Key Job Elements

•Manage and organize internal controls testing program, including requesting populations and samples for SOX and Anti-Fraud programs

•Test and validate business processes and procedures

•Assist Compliance Manager in ensuring a robust financial and operational control environment exists for Rail Division locations with given locations/divisions

•Identify and clearly define management testing issues and root causes; recommend improvements to internal controls and business processes

•Maintain productive working relationship and serve as a liaison for members at all levels throughout the Rail Division, Caterpillar and 3rd party business partners

•Interface with auditing firm to be able to explain testing methodology and issues identified during testing periods

•Track, monitor and report metrics related to required Compliance processes

•Manage group email account for Compliance Department and ensure that questions are appropriately routed and that a timely response is given

•Ensure adherence to Rail Division policies and lead/participate in projects supporting organizational initiates, operation efficiency, remediation planning and risk mitigation

•Assist with reviews/certifications for entities, business units or cycles outside the top tier governance scope

•Manage control retention requirements including scanning and organizing completed testing

•Perform other duties assigned by Compliance Manager including various administrative functions

•Job requires 10-15% domestic travel

Education / Training

•Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field

Qualifications and Experience

•Strong understanding of SOX, GAAP, Anti-Fraud and regulatory compliance

•Experience in global operations, manufacturing and compliance preferred (1-3 years)

•Project Management Experience

•Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

•Knowledge of SAP, BAAN, LN or other major ERP system

•Excellent communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all levels of a multi-cultural business

•Ability to multi-task, work independently and effectively in varying environments

•Strong organizational and analytical skills


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


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