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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 12/2/2017

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. Westlake Village, CA

Westlake Village, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Are you at the beginning of your career and hungry for more? Do you consider yourself expert with numbers, are a whiz with technology, live for problem-solving and enjoy rolling your sleeves up and working with detailed information? If so, this may just be the job for you!

JOB SUMMARY: Securitas, the global leader in protective services, is looking for just the right person to function as a Contracts Compliance Auditor. This role requires learning our business, and then the ability to understand the intricacies of our large service contracts for the purpose of determining whether essential contract terms are actually put into practice. In order to do this, the incumbent will need to apply their accounting skills and ability/learn how to read and understand contracts, will verify client invoices and consult with branch offices and job sites, and will ultimately prepare an analysis and report as to findings and remedial measures as appropriate.


* The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. An associate might or might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.

* All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.

* Associates are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.

* In performing functions, duties or tasks, associates are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Associates are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.

* All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, associates are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

* Establish Securitas USA large contract audit function template.

* Review and analyze large Securitas USA contracts.

* Collect, compile, organize information relating to contractual arrangements between Securitas USA and its clients.

* Analyze and assess compliance of contractual arrangements compared to the requirements under the contract.

* Prepare reports for management describing contractual compliance and non-compliance.

* Make recommendations regarding appropriate remedial measures.

* Travel within the USA required approximately two times per month.


Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.


* Bachelor's Degree required in finance, accounting, business or related (may substitute experience for degree, along with High School Diploma/GED)

* Two or more years' progressively responsible finance, accounting, business, audit or related experience

* Experience in the security services industry is preferred, although not required

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

* Requires basic knowledge in specific functional areas:

* Finance and Accounting

* Project and data management

* Information Systems

* Human Resources

* General business operations

* Ability to work independently.

* Ability to compile relevant data on large scale security services contracts.

* Ability to assess voluminous, complex data relating to large scale security services contracts.

* Ability to prepare clear, concise, thorough, thoughtful reports on audit findings.

* Ability to perform basic legal research.

* Advanced skill in/experience with current technology in general and relevant software programs.

* Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint), advanced Excel skills.

* Ability to interface cooperatively with all levels of management, from junior to senior levels.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

* Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.

* Travel within the USA required approximately two times per month.

* Handling and being exposed to confidential information.

* Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

* Regular talking and hearing.

* Working at a computer terminal 90% of the day.

* Ability to sit for long periods of time while working on a personal computer

* Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

* Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.