Sr. Accountant-SOX

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $85,000 per year
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job description

Sr. Accountant-SOX

job summary:
The SOX/Sr. Accountant will join the Global Financial Control (SOX/SOC) governance and oversight team within the Corporate Controller's Group. The team is responsible for the Corporation's global internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) that includes annual scoping and risk assessment, key process documentation and control identification, deficiency analysis, quarterly certifications and management reporting. Professional will be involved in all efforts related to annual Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and will 'own' the key process documentation for several significant processes. Additionally, professional will support the governance program of the internal controls identified within the Service Organization Control report regarding services provided to clients.

Position provides exposure into the entire organization, interacting frequently with control owners at all management levels globally, as well as internal and external auditors.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

- Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential misstatement for significant processes

- Maintain relationships with control owners to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements

- Create/update narrative, flowchart and risk-control matrix documentation for significant processes including appropriate consideration of 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 internal and external auditors

- Facilitate control testing and resolve control issues

- Perform individual control deficiency analysis monitoring and aggregation analysis

- Assist in developing regular presentations to Management and Audit Committee on relevant topics

- Partner and communicate with teams across business to move key SOX initiatives forward

- Assist with the GRC application implementation and user testing

Qualifications:

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Required Skills

- BS Accounting preferred

- Public accounting experience is ideal

- 2-4 years of relevant regulatory and statutory financial reporting exposure

- Ability to meet strict deadlines thru multi-tasking and prioritizing assigned deliverables

- Strong written and verbal skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

- Financial services experience preferred

- Attention to detail and solid documentation techniques.

 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 85,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
The SOX/Sr. Accountant will join the Global Financial Control (SOX/SOC) governance and oversight team within the Corporate Controller's Group. The team is responsible for the Corporation's global internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) that includes annual scoping and risk assessment, key process documentation and control identification, deficiency analysis, quarterly certifications and management reporting. Professional will be involved in all efforts related to annual Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and will 'own' the key process documentation for several significant processes. Additionally, professional will support the governance program of the internal controls identified within the Service Organization Control report regarding services provided to clients.

Position provides exposure into the entire organization, interacting frequently with control owners at all management levels globally, as well as internal and external auditors.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

- Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential misstatement for significant processes

- Maintain relationships with control owners to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements

- Create/update narrative, flowchart and risk-control matrix documentation for significant processes including appropriate consideration of 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 internal and external auditors

- Facilitate control testing and resolve control issues

- Perform individual control deficiency analysis monitoring and aggregation analysis

- Assist in developing regular presentations to Management and Audit Committee on relevant topics

- Partner and communicate with teams across business to move key SOX initiatives forward

- Assist with the GRC application implementation and user testing

Qualifications:

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Required Skills

- BS Accounting preferred

- Public accounting experience is ideal

- 2-4 years of relevant regulatory and statutory financial reporting exposure

- Ability to meet strict deadlines thru multi-tasking and prioritizing assigned deliverables

- Strong written and verbal skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

- Financial services experience preferred

- Attention to detail and solid documentation techniques.

 
qualifications:
The SOX/Sr. Accountant will join the Global Financial Control (SOX/SOC) governance and oversight team within the Corporate Controller's Group. The team is responsible for the Corporation's global internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) that includes annual scoping and risk assessment, key process documentation and control identification, deficiency analysis, quarterly certifications and management reporting. Professional will be involved in all efforts related to annual Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and will 'own' the key process documentation for several significant processes. Additionally, professional will support the governance program of the internal controls identified within the Service Organization Control report regarding services provided to clients.

Position provides exposure into the entire organization, interacting frequently with control owners at all management levels globally, as well as internal and external auditors.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

- Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential misstatement for significant processes

- Maintain relationships with control owners to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements

- Create/update narrative, flowchart and risk-control matrix documentation for significant processes including appropriate consideration of 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 internal and external auditors

- Facilitate control testing and resolve control issues

- Perform individual control deficiency analysis monitoring and aggregation analysis

- Assist in developing regular presentations to Management and Audit Committee on relevant topics

- Partner and communicate with teams across business to move key SOX initiatives forward

- Assist with the GRC application implementation and user testing

Qualifications:

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

Required Skills

- BS Accounting preferred

- Public accounting experience is ideal

- 2-4 years of relevant regulatory and statutory financial reporting exposure

- Ability to meet strict deadlines thru multi-tasking and prioritizing assigned deliverables

- Strong written and verbal skills

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

- Financial services experience preferred

- Attention to detail and solid documentation techniques.

 
skills: 10-key
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