SOX Senior Analyst - Posted Date: September 15, 2020



Job Description

Overview
The Finance Compliance and Controls department is responsible for overseeing the effective operation of the company's internal controls over financial reporting, and acts in a consultative capacity as a business partner and financial controls expert to the entire organization.

Position Summary
The SOX Senior Analyst position will be responsible for helping ensure the effective operation of the company?s SOX supported business controls, and will act in a consultative capacity as it relates to business controls and processes with others in the company.

Responsibilities:

? Overall oversight of the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts
? Perform annual planning of the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts (e.g., process walkthroughs, risk assessment, materiality, significant accounts disclosures, establish due dates, etc.)
? Maintain the Company's Internal Control Policies, Standards, and Procedures to ensure consistent approach to documentation, testing and reporting
? Coordinate with the Business Process Owners in ensuring that documentation, testing, remediation and the appropriate controls associated with financial reporting are identified and documented in the process documentation.
? Coordinate with the External Auditors for the audit of the Company's internal controls over financial reporting
? Assess and test Entity Level Controls
? Evaluate control deficiencies and conclude on the potential impact to financial statements
? Coordinate the development and monitoring of remediation plans
? Assess new accounting standards and guidance etc. to ensure enhancement/reengineering of current accounting processes and controls
? Prepare reports to Audit Committee and Senior Management on the status of compliance efforts
? Identify opportunities for streamlining and automating control activities within financial processes
? Special projects and participation in various initiatives (e.g., new system implementation, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum:

? Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business
? Minimum of 5 years of accounting or auditing including public accounting experience which includes experience performing SOX-related compliance procedures
? Background in internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR)
? Understanding of AS5 and COSO framework
? Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP including internal control principles

Desired:

? CPA, CIA or equivalent
? Big 4 public accounting experience
? Experience in internal/external audits
? Ability to assess and recommend solutions for moderate to complex processes
? Ability to prioritize, plan, perform and communicate activities and findings both in written and verbal form
? Ability to present analysis and findings in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to department management and others
? Understands programs, policy and operations to advise business on meaning of data and results
? Ability to ask detailed, probing questions
? Possesses excellent research and issue resolution skills
? Ability to build effective relationships in several areas of the business at Team Lead and Business Process Owner level
? Ability to positively influence business owners on control solutions
? Ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse tasks and adhere to tight deadlines
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