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Internal Controls Analyst Internship, Finance | Remote | Madison, WI

At TruStage, we’re on a mission to make a brighter financial future accessible to everyone.  We put people first, and work hand in hand with employees and customers to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Passionate about building insurance, investment and technology solutions, we push the boundaries of what’s possible. We need you to help us shape what’s next. You’ll be encouraged to share your experiences, ideas and skills to help others take control of their financial future.


Join a team that has received numerous awards for being a top place to work: TruStage awards and recognition


Job Purpose: 
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The Analyst serves as an internal accounting and controls expert. Responsible for analyzing financial statements in relation to risk assessment procedures, business processes and financial systems, complex or unique accounting and controls issues, establishing accounting policy, and designing efficient and effective processes. Advises management on the accounting and controls impacts of potential business strategies and issues that may arise. This role reports through the Controller group and is generally responsible for supporting the Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) program but should be willing and able to support different projects/teams within the Controller group, if requested.

The individual will receive high level of coaching and supervision involving projects having an intermediate degree of complexity. 


Job Responsibilities: 
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  • Assess internal controls over financial reporting for design and operating effectiveness by leading and conducting business cycle walkthroughs and control assessments.
  • Evaluate control gaps and advise business areas on the requirements to implement new controls.
  • Develop an understanding of the financial systems and processes, document such processes, and act as a data steward to ensure the integrity of financial information for the business areas supported.
  • The role should also be willing and able to support different projects/teams within the Controller group, if requested.
  • The above statement of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive, and other duties will be assigned from time to time.


The above statement of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties will be assigned from time to time.


Job Requirements:

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  • Working towards a relevant degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and the desire to learn


Preferred Experience: 

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • Proficient with Microsoft products, such as Excel, and preferable knowledge of macros and complex formulas within Excel
  • Provide customer service to internal/external clients (i.e., answering inquiries, resolving issues of a complex nature, etc.)
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing, functional operating policies, procedures, and analysis/results to internal and external customers
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks (and corresponding deadlines) at one time.


If you’re ready to help make a difference, apply today. Please provide your Work Experience and Education or attach a copy of your resume.  Applications received without this information may be removed from consideration.


Compensation may vary based on level of relevant experience, year in school and number of previous internships.



Base Salary Range:

$18.00 - $28.00


At TruStageTM, we believe a sound, inclusive benefits program is of vital importance, along with a flexible workplace that allows for work-life balance, career growth and retirement assistance. Eligible employees may also enroll in medical coverage, employee assistance program, and the 401k plan.  Beyond pay and benefits, we also recognize that flexibility, including working in a place you prefer, is essential to caring for our employees.  We will continue to strive to offer flexibility and invest in technology and other tools that will make hybrid working normal rather than an exception, so that when “life happens,” you can focus on what’s most important.


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