Job Opportunities with Nitto Denko Avecia in the USA
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As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Sr. Compliance Analyst

Department: Finance

Purpose of the Position:

This position is responsible for monitoring compliance with the companies’ internal control policies. The role involves working with external consultants, external and internal auditors to coordinate the review of internal control compliance within Avecia. The position would be responsible for recommending and reviewing changes to the companies’ operations and procedures relating to improving internal control at Avecia. The position will be the company lead for ensuring compliance with Nitto Guidance for J-SOX compliance including reviewing

J-SOX risk assessment, process and control activities documentation, design and testing. The position will be a key member of the companies J-SOX committee and primary contact for Nitto’s Corporate Governance department.

The incumbent will support the finance department’s month end and year end closing process and prepare financial reports. They will leading the annual physical inventory count and reconciliation and participating in the month end close process, preparing monthly expense analysis and account reconciliations, and assisting in the year-end audit. The role will involve the analysis of actual to budget variances for the company to explain and help control those variances to Senior Management and Nitto’s finance groups in Medical Division and Corporate Reporting.


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead annual assessment requirements of business processes, ensuring compliance with organizational risks and controls (J-SOX).
    • Organizing annual plan and timetable complying with Nitto Corporate and Medical division annual policies and coordinating internal audits
    • Reviewing processes and risk assessments for internal control
    • Conducting internal audits and training on J-SOX requirements
    • Documenting evidence on Operating Efficiencies
    • Updating data for the company in Protiviti’s Governance group system
    • Implementing new procedures and policies for the overall company compliance
  • Assist in the annual audit process with external auditors, including preparing audit schedules.
  • Organize and manage the annual physical inventory count and reconciliation.
  • Perform monthly account/cost analysis by analyzing actual results to budgets/forecasts.
  • Participate in month end activities, including journal entries, reconciliations and updating KPIs
  • Participate in the development and completion of special projects as assigned.
  • Support the management of fixed assets, including assisting in preparing capital expenditures, such as payback calculations, cost vs. budget analysis.
  • Perform ad hoc requests for analysis of financial data.

Job Knowledge Required:

  • Professional qualification in accountancy, CPA or similar qualification is preferred or 3-5 years’ experience auditing or reviewing internal controls.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Exposure to SOX or J-SOX requirements for a public company, in an internal role or as part of external audit team
  • Experience with Oracle a plus but not required
  • Attention to detail and the ability to be flexible in prioritizing tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people on a wide range of projects.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment.


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