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Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Internal Controls, Senior in Southfield, Michigan

Internal Controls, Senior

  • Tracking Code:17399

  • Job Location:Southfield, MI

  • Country:United States

  • Position Type:Full Time


Federal-Mogul’s Powertrain Division is looking for a Senior Internal Controlsthat will beresponsible for assisting in the administration and oversight of company’s internal control documentation and testing program, including assisting with planning, execution, oversight, and communication of internal controls audits. In addition, responsibilities include process improvement and automation.This person will become a valued member of our Finance Department, where we strive to promote from within wherever possible; therefore, opportunities for advancement are strong.

An ideal candidate for this position is a candidate who possesses a Bachelor’s degreein Accounting or Financeand at least 3 – 5 years of working experience. Strong attention to detail, significant capability, drive, and initiative to create and manage own work agenda are all necessary qualifications for this position.

We are ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Human Resources to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager.We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Assist with oversight of the SOX compliance program

  • Responsible for planning and execution of all assigned audits included in the annual SOX plan, in a high-quality manner and within budgeted costs and timing

  • Maintain databases used for internal control documentation and testing efforts

  • Review process and walkthrough documentation and collaborate with process owners to ensure SOX program compliance including, but not limited to, developing compensating controls, documenting identified deficiencies, and developing remediation plans

  • Facilitate training, as needed, for process owners to ensure appropriate level of program knowledge

  • Participate in the design and implementation and on-going update of the SOX program

  • Some supervision of Internal Control staff members, including contracted employees, including training, as required

  • Ad-hoc projects, as requested



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA certification or equivalent, preferred


  • 3-5 years total, including either internal or external audit experience

  • CPA or equivalent is preferred, including a thorough understanding of US GAAP and GAAS

  • Significant capability, drive, and initiative to create and manage own work agenda and work independently

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act, including Section 404 reporting requirements.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skill (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in the English language

  • Ability to travel up to 10-20%

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