Job Description :
This individual will possess experience in IT general controls in support of compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Section 404. Will work closely with management to assist them in the design and operational effectiveness testing of the internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) with responsibility for testing IT general controls and supporting the business process SOX teams in identifying and testing the controls within the applications deemed in scope for the business processes. Furthermore, this position coordinates and is the key liaison with all audit groups both internal and external.

Responsibilities of this position include:

Work closely with business process owners to confirm that key controls are designed and operating effectively throughout the year
Perform annual walkthroughs with the control owners to confirm the design and operation of the controls
Assist process owners in the preparation and on-going maintenance of process and control documentation
Identify new and changed controls, prepare documentation and evaluate their design
Prepare/maintain risk and control matrices for assigned processes identifying risks and controls and evaluating the adequacy of the risk mitigation strategies by determine inherent and residual risk
Assist with the assessment of controls at 3rd party business partner by reviewing SOC reports and evaluating the results within the reports and their impact on the company’s controls
Design and execute testing strategies on a quarterly and annual basis
Identify control deficiencies and assist SOX compliance management in determining the impact of such exceptions
Report the results of internal control testing to Director of SOX Compliance and communicate control gaps and weaknesses to process owners
Monitor control deficiencies and remediation strategies and test the remediated controls
Review the work of the SOX Compliance Staff to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with program standards
Coordinate and liaison with all audit teams, both internal and external
Provide project management over design enhancements related to automation or process improvements for Sox Controls.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, finance or other related discipline
7 to 10 years Internal Audit, SOX Compliance and/or public accounting experience, preferably Big 4 experience
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Ability to work on multiple tasks with competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, dynamic environment
Commitment to continuous learning and maintaining subject matter expertise on SOX and related regulations, methodologies and best practices
Strong conceptual, analytical and organizational abilities
Certification such as CISA, CPA, CIA, CFE or equivalent a plus
Soft skills should include:
- Hands-on
- Ability to work well with others and garner cooperation
- Aptitude for working well under pressure
- Accepting responsibility for own work
- Ability to present creative solutions to management