AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located on Main Street in Columbia, S.C., AgFirst is committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive work environment. We believe in investing in our employees so they can help lead our $36 billion company into the future. If you are looking to fuel your professional development and gain exposure in the field of SOX compliance apply today!
This position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. A well-suited candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them. The style is purposeful, and directed at getting things done quickly.
Prepares the planning and execution of the Bank’s internal control assessment, in accordance with Farm Credit System requirements (Based on 2013 COSO Internal Control Framework).
Preparation and maintenance of ICFR related documents such as process narratives/flowcharts, key reports and spreadsheet documentation, and issues remediation.
Develops training presentations to Bank and Association employees regarding ICFR/SOX best practices.
Coordinates with external and internal auditors and Association management to meet ICFR requirements
Develops and modifies policies and procedures as necessary and monitors results
Assists in the model risk and fraud risk governance programs to establish best practices at the Bank
At least 4 years accounting and reporting experience, including both public and private accounting.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field
Certified Public Accountant preferred
Position requires excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, including ability to interact with all levels of Bank and Association management, as well as with external accounting professionals and regulators.
Proficient in a Windows environment using various Microsoft Office Suite products to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses. Extensive experience in Excel is preferred.
Previous experience with Workiva SOX or other GRC-type software preferred