SPS Commerce, Inc

Senior Analyst- IT Financial Controls

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/24/2023 9:40 AM)
Job ID
Finance & Accounting
# of Openings
Job Type
FTE Status


SPS Commerce is looking for a Senior Financial Reporting Analyst with a strong interest in process improvement and IT Controls. This opportunity is perfect for someone who’s looking to move out of public accounting and grow their career with a dynamic industry leader. The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst will partner across the Finance organization to support the Company’s internal control program. This role will drive the expansion of the overall IT and Systems Control environment, as well as improving existing processes to make them more efficient and reliable.

Based in our office in downtown Minneapolis, our hybrid work model provides the best of both worlds.  We #succeedtogether through in person collaboration, balanced with remote work as well.

Does this Sound Like You

  • You have experience and interest in audit and controls.  
  • You're a skilled communicator who takes pride in your ability to build strong relationships with your co-workers and colleagues.
  • You're energized working on a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment where roles and responsibilities are ever evolving.
  • You enjoy assisting in the expansion of IT risk assessments, and the evaluation and development of IT controls

Why SPS?

We solve retail supply chain problems by cutting through inefficiency with innovation and automation. At SPS we empower retailers, suppliers, distributors, grocers and logistics partners to work better together with our people, our process and our tech products.  We have the world’s largest retail network, and we don’t just lead the industry, we are the industry.  

At SPS, we believe every employee makes a difference. We ensure employees have the tools, resources and training to explore new ideas and execute them. Our success comes from playing as a team and always playing to win. Careers don’t just grow here, they’re made here. 



Day to Day


The Financial Reporting Analyst will partner across the Finance organization to support the Company’s internal control program.  This role will assist in improving existing processes to make them more efficient and reliable.  Last, there will be system enhancements, acquisition integrations and strategic initiatives that this role supports to ensure the internal control compliance success of these projects. . This person will provide subject matter expertise for General and Automated IT controls as well as system specific controls, Essential responsibilities include:

  • Partner with business process owners to enhance process documentation around risk assessments, process flow diagrams, control identification and mapping, and process narratives
  • Manage the SOX certification program ensuring controls are being completed on a timely basis
  • Perform annual internal control operating effectiveness testing
  • Complete external audit requests
  • Lead SOX documentation related to system integrations, migrations, or enhancements
  • Review and analyze relevant Service Organization Control (SOC) reports, and the mapping of their user entity controls
  • Utilize and optimize tools available to assist in the internal control program, such as Blackline (account reconciliations) and Microsoft BC (ERP)
  • Be a proactive business partner to other departments within the organization by providing accurate and consistent reporting
  • Execute financial projects and perform other miscellaneous responsibilities and special projects, as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; or 8 years of related experince without a degree.
  • Strong understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley and experience in testing SOX related controls and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Ability to communicate effectively with varying levels of management, internal partners, and external audit team
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with ability to manage multiple concurrent responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Preferred Experience

  • Previous public accounting Financial Reporting/SOX experience
  • CPA (active or inactive)
  • Internal control/SOX experience as either an auditor or an employee of a publicly traded company
  • Experience performing reviews and control testing of IT related controls
  • Prior experience monitoring and evaluating Service providers and their SOC reports


SPS Commerce offers a comprehensive package of benefits including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, paid time-off, 401(k), health and flexible spending accounts, stock purchase plan and more.

EOE including disability/ veteran


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