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Financial Compliance Senior Associate more...
Location:Saint Louis, MO
Company:Express Scripts
First posted:April 29, 2017

Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: REQ20006236



The Financial Compliance Senior Associate will support the Financial Compliance team in managing internal controls compliance under the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 and three SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II reports issued by Express Scripts.  This position will report into the Senior Manager of Financial Compliance and interact on a routine basis with control owners, internal and external auditors,  various members within the Financial Compliance team and also in relation to the SOC I reports, with sales and  account management members and external users of the SOC 1. Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:



  •  Assisting with business process documentation and annual narrative updates;

  • Working with the Manager or Senior Manager of Financial Compliance with controls design;

  • Assisting with issues and deliverables tracking and material for periodic update meetings with Internal and External Auditors;

  • Owning the timely update of controls and narratives in our controls repository tool;

  • Supporting business owners and auditors in efficiently utilizing our controls repository tool;

  • Assisting with select internal and external auditor requests in relation to SOX and SOC 1 testing;

  • Being the first line of contact for requests related to Express Scripts' three SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II reports and providing timely client service to sales and account management and external SOC 1 report users; and

  • Other responsibilities such as performing preliminary controls testing where required to assess design effectiveness, assistance with follow-up and co-ordination with control owners, auditors and the IT regulatory compliance team.


  • Bachelor's degree

  • CPA preferred

  • 2-5 years relevant experience

  • 1-2 years Public Accounting experience preferred

  • PC skills including Microsoft Office, Access and Excel

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical; and Project Management/organizational skills

  • Strong aptitude for quantitative problem solving

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work cross functionally to resolve complex issues

  • Ability to manage multiple timelines and meet tight deadlines

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Finance's primary responsibilities include financial reporting & analysis, corporate taxes, accounts payable, billing and collections, financial planning and monitoring, underwriting, cash management, risk management, SEC reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, mergers and acquisitions activity, internal audit, client audit, pharmacy audit and investor relations.


Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.
Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.
Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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