Controls Specialist

United Technologies   •  

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 44 days ago

We are seeking a high-energy, driven individual to lead our controls environment for Otis North America. The Controls Specialist will manage SOX Compliance, SOX testing and centralized controls testing. Engage employees, enable diverse thinking, and drive innovation as you contribute to improving the overall control environment.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Complete North America GAP assessment for Sarbanes Oxley
  • Perform SOX testing
  • Manage timely closure of SOX issue tickets
  • Execute centralized testing on approval matrix, drafts, expense reports, purchasing cards
  • Review segregation of duties and system access reviews
  • Coordinate training
  • Lead committee for policy reviews
  • Support Guest Auditor program
  • Perform branch audits, accounting control assessments and auditinvestigations
  • Drive and monitor continuous improvement initiatives (ACE)
  • Other projects and ad-hoc requests as assigned
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of time


  • University degree in Accounting or Finance +5 years of experience
  • Or advanced degree + 3 years of experience


You should have an exceptional attention to detail, strong communication skills, and leadership ability. Most importantly, we are looking for someone with problem-solving and analytical thinking skills, as well as the ability to learn quickly and retain information. This role will also require the ability to prioritize, take on new challenges daily, and make sound business decisions.

  • Outstanding Communication, Interpersonal, and computer skills
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills and attention detail
  • Motivated self-starter able to work with minimal direction
  • Natural desire to learn and curiosity for industry dynamics
  • Ability to fully utilize and adapt to changing technological resources
  • Assertive, goal-oriented individual who is a team player
  • Strong organizational skills