Internal Control Analyst



We’re Hiring for a Internal Controls Analyst! 

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!

THE ROLE: The Internal Controls Analyst will support the Americas Region and Shared Services in performing and maintaining a strong internal control environment to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and safeguarding of company assets.


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.   

  • Perform user access activities to ensure that appropriate Segregation of Duties are maintained.
  • Organize and perform user access reviews (UARs) for the Americas and Shared Services systems and other systems as necessary.
  • Executing Sarbanes Oxley internal controls as needed (i.e. Outside Service Provider assessments)
  • Performing Sarbanes Oxley testing of key controls for the Americas and Shared Services
  • Perform other audits as necessary (i.e. customer, banking, vendor special audits)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA or CIA certification a plus.
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience
  • Previous Auditing and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance experience
  • Previous experience in documenting SOX controls (Control Matrix, Narratives & IPE)
  • Must have strong knowledge of United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Requires demonstrated skill in written and oral communications
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized, articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to engage business process owners in a direct yet professional manner, thoroughly evaluate business processes
  • Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated
  • Mix of public accounting and publicly traded company experience
  • Prior user access and segregation of duties review experience
  • Experience with Workiva and TeamGuru

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.  

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.