Senior SOX Analyst

  • location: Burlingame, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $95,000 per year
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Senior SOX Analyst

job summary:
A dynamic Northern California investment company is seeking a Senior SOX Analyst to join their team. For over 60+ years, the organization has provided investment solutions for clients in over 150 countries.

What is the Senior SOX Analyst responsible for?

As a Senior SOX Analyst, you will work as a member of the Enterprise Risk & Controls team to ensure the organization's global compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002, and related corporate governance requirements.

What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Senior SOX Analyst?

  • Assist in the design and maintenance of an effective internal control environment through the documentation of processes and controls in support of business and other corporate governance requirements.
  • Assess new processes, or changes to existing processes, and provide practical recommendations for improvements
  • Corroborate with team members and research available information to gain in-depth knowledge of business processes, industry trends and best practice
  • Evaluate the operating effectiveness of internal controls for assigned cycles; including the coordination of all required work needs with the respective business units, internal audit, and the external auditors
  • Interpret the significance of control audit findings, draw analytical conclusions from evidence, and communicate potential issue clearly, and participate in decision making process
  • Development and maintenance of strong relationships with multiple stakeholders, including internal / external customers and auditors
  • Coaching and development of team members, while maintaining organizational and professional ethical standards and exercising initiative and independent judgment.
  • Participate in other special projects on a need basis
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Three to five years of combined experience in internal or external auditing of SOX compliance practices.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Advanced degree a plus.
  • Certification such as CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE, and/or MBA.
  • Big 4 Public Accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with providing advisory support to business unit leaders in the identification and design of controls, remediation of exceptions and process improvement initiatives will be viewed favorably.
  • Work experience in the investment management industry and/or financial sector.
  • Knowledge of regulations governing the investment management industry.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the COSO framework, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sections 302 and 404), financial reporting risks, internal controls, US GAAP, and IFRS, with the ability to make control recommendations to successfully mitigate key risks.
  • Solid understanding of business process risk analysis and financial controls testing, in order to design and assess key financial reporting controls testing.
  • Be a strong team player, with the ability to multitask and work in cross-functional teams, in order to cultivate leadership abilities and develop operational and financial management skills.
  • Possess a strong work ethic, high degree of motivation and the ability to contribute to a positive team attitude; proven dedication to teamwork, leadership and integrity within a professional environment.
  • Be results driven, able to lead and influence without authority and be flexible with good work prioritization skills.
  • Possess analytical reasoning, creative problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a confident and well-developed communication style, both written and spoken, that establishes credibility and facilitates a clear understanding of SOX issues and influence change where appropriate.
  • Possess well developed project management skills with the focus on timely completion of tasks and ability to identify and assess a changing array of risks.
  • Proficient computer skills including applications within the Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and related MS Office applications. Ability to learn new or unfamiliar software applications through research, training, and self-instruction
 
location: Burlingame, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Senior SOX Analyst?

  • Assist in the design and maintenance of an effective internal control environment through the documentation of processes and controls in support of business and other corporate governance requirements.
  • Assess new processes, or changes to existing processes, and provide practical recommendations for improvements
  • Corroborate with team members and research available information to gain in-depth knowledge of business processes, industry trends and best practice
  • Evaluate the operating effectiveness of internal controls for assigned cycles; including the coordination of all required work needs with the respective business units, internal audit, and the external auditors
  • Interpret the significance of control audit findings, draw analytical conclusions from evidence, and communicate potential issue clearly, and participate in decision making process
  • Development and maintenance of strong relationships with multiple stakeholders, including internal / external customers and auditors
  • Coaching and development of team members, while maintaining organizational and professional ethical standards and exercising initiative and independent judgment.
  • Participate in other special projects on a need basis
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Three to five years of combined experience in internal or external auditing of SOX compliance practices.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Advanced degree a plus.
  • Certification such as CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE, and/or MBA.
  • Big 4 Public Accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with providing advisory support to business unit leaders in the identification and design of controls, remediation of exceptions and process improvement initiatives will be viewed favorably.
  • Work experience in the investment management industry and/or financial sector.
  • Knowledge of regulations governing the investment management industry.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the COSO framework, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sections 302 and 404), financial reporting risks, internal controls, US GAAP, and IFRS, with the ability to make control recommendations to successfully mitigate key risks.
  • Solid understanding of business process risk analysis and financial controls testing, in order to design and assess key financial reporting controls testing.
  • Be a strong team player, with the ability to multitask and work in cross-functional teams, in order to cultivate leadership abilities and develop operational and financial management skills.
  • Possess a strong work ethic, high degree of motivation and the ability to contribute to a positive team attitude; proven dedication to teamwork, leadership and integrity within a professional environment.
  • Be results driven, able to lead and influence without authority and be flexible with good work prioritization skills.
  • Possess analytical reasoning, creative problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a confident and well-developed communication style, both written and spoken, that establishes credibility and facilitates a clear understanding of SOX issues and influence change where appropriate.
  • Possess well developed project management skills with the focus on timely completion of tasks and ability to identify and assess a changing array of risks.
  • Proficient computer skills including applications within the Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and related MS Office applications. Ability to learn new or unfamiliar software applications through research, training, and self-instruction
 
qualifications:
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?

  • Three to five years of combined experience in internal or external auditing of SOX compliance practices.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Advanced degree a plus.
  • Certification such as CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE, and/or MBA.
  • Big 4 Public Accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with providing advisory support to business unit leaders in the identification and design of controls, remediation of exceptions and process improvement initiatives will be viewed favorably.
  • Work experience in the investment management industry and/or financial sector.
  • Knowledge of regulations governing the investment management industry.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the COSO framework, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sections 302 and 404), financial reporting risks, internal controls, US GAAP, and IFRS, with the ability to make control recommendations to successfully mitigate key risks.
  • Solid understanding of business process risk analysis and financial controls testing, in order to design and assess key financial reporting controls testing.
  • Be a strong team player, with the ability to multitask and work in cross-functional teams, in order to cultivate leadership abilities and develop operational and financial management skills.
  • Possess a strong work ethic, high degree of motivation and the ability to contribute to a positive team attitude; proven dedication to teamwork, leadership and integrity within a professional environment.
  • Be results driven, able to lead and influence without authority and be flexible with good work prioritization skills.
  • Possess analytical reasoning, creative problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a confident and well-developed communication style, both written and spoken, that establishes credibility and facilitates a clear understanding of SOX issues and influence change where appropriate.
  • Possess well developed project management skills with the focus on timely completion of tasks and ability to identify and assess a changing array of risks.
  • Proficient computer skills including applications within the Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and related MS Office applications. Ability to learn new or unfamiliar software applications through research, training, and self-instruction.
If interested, please contact angela.szeto@randstadusa.com

 
skills: Compliance, Tax Compliance, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Audit - Internal, Audit - External, Domestic Compliance, Regulatory Compliance - Other, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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