The SOX Analyst Senior will ensure the integrity of internal control documentation to include narratives, risk control matrices, and testing documentation. This role will apply a risk assessment and strategic thinking mindset to evaluate the design of internal controls, identify weaknesses, and recommend solutions and process improvements that lead to increased efficiencies and enhanced internal controls over financial reporting.
Perform walkthrough and testing procedures on SOX controls; document testing results; communicate findings to process owners and management.
Follow up to ensure remediation/implementation of recommendations.
Assist in the development of a management certification process and ensure timely completion of the certifications to support our ICFR assessment.
Assist in the annual SOX financial statement mapping, risk assessment, and scoping process. Performs other duties as assigned.
5+ years relevant experience in SOX/internal controls, internal audit, corporate accounting, public accounting, etc.
Working knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, including a general understanding of ITGC
Banking experience preferred
Recent SOX experience preferred
Licenses and Certifications
CIA and/or CPA preferred
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities
Practical knowledge of internal audit practices and principles including COSO, GAAP, and SOX requirements
Coordinating with management and control owners to maintain and update internal control documentation to include narratives/flowcharts, risk control matrices, and testing documentation
Identifying opportunities for improvement and participating in the design of appropriate internal controls to enhance internal controls over financial reporting
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to partner and build relationships with internal clients
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
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