Job title: SOX Analyst
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Job published: 11/15/2019
Job ID: 32497
Contact name: Israel Farfan
Phone number: +1561 2202536
Contact email: Israel@APrecruiters.com

Job Description

 
 
 

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SOX Analyst

Chicago, IL

Job Description

Professionals will be involved in efforts related to the annual Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and will be responsible for key process documentation for several significant processes. The position provides varied and hands-on exposure into the entire organization, frequent interactions with SOX stakeholders at all management levels globally, as well as internal and external auditors. The successful individual will be required to have strong process execution skills and attention to detail in addition to interacting and developing working relationships with the global business and finance teams.
Duties
• Responsible for assigned governance areas and execution of end-to-end related activities in a timely and dependable manner
• Lead/Support the operation, documentation, and enhancement of technically sound SOX program governance methodologies, policies and procedures
• Assist in maintenance and quality assurance of SOX process and control documentation including updates to narratives, flowcharts, and risk-control matrix
• Assist with the system implementation of the new GRC application, perform user acceptance testing, design reports and develop sound SOX Governance processes in the new environment
• Assist in updating regular presentations and reporting to Audit Committee, Disclosure Committee, Controls Committee and Management Group; create ad hoc reports and presentations as required
• Partner and communicate with teams across business areas to move key SOX initiatives forward
• Manage relationships with SOX stakeholders to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements
• Use critical thinking and good judgment to solve problems and resolve issues
• Consider key risks,  key reports, control evidence, end-user computing, and management review controls with information provided by process and control owners
• Participate in walkthrough-like meetings with process and control owners as well as management testing team and external auditors
• Perform control deficiency analysis and aggregation analysis
• Serve as a liaison for Management Testing

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

• Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills are required
• Self-starter and critical thinker with attention to details that desires a high-profile position
• Advanced skills in Excel; experience with Word, Visio, Access and SharePoint a plus
• Demonstrates ownership over tasks, projects, and initiatives and can move things forward independently
• Takes initiative to suggest and implement improvements
• Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
• Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and different levels of financial and operating personnel
• Good business judgment skills and exhibits ability to solve problems and advise on solutions
• Works effectively in a team environment
• Understanding of financial statement assertions and COSO integrated control framework a plus
• Experience with information produced by entity, service organization controls (SOC1), General Information Technology Controls (GITCs), system interface, and automated / IT-dependent controls a plus
• Experience with key concepts of PCAOB AS5 and PCAOB Staff Audit Practice Alerts a plus
• In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge a plus

Experience
• Bachelor's degree, accounting or finance is preferred
• At least 2-4 years of relevant financial accounting experience is required
• CPA is preferred
• Experience in both a “Big 4” CPA firm preferred
• Functional / Industry knowledge preferred

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