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Senior SOX Analyst
Ref No.: 17-04046
Location: rolling meadows, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 75,000.00 - 85,000.00 /Year



Senior SOX Analyst

Summary

At Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS), we pride ourselves in getting to know our candidate further than the bullet points on their resume. We want to know what your long-term goals and ambitions are to make sure we help you make long term career moves. ICS has excelled in creating strong relationships with top performing companies in the Chicago market which has opened many doors for driven professionals like yourself for many years.

Responsibilities

Coordinate the global company-wide SOX program including interpreting and providing guidance based on SEC guidance and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board ( "PCAOB”) standards to all divisions and corporate functional areas;
Collaborate with management to identify, review, and monitor internal risk and control activities and strategies;
Aid process owners in documenting and implementing controls;
Maintain a good understanding of the IT systems supporting the entity and process level controls to leverage automated controls were applicable;
Assist with conducting an annual SOX risk assessment, determine scope, testing approach and timing; coordinate efforts with Internal Audit and External Audit;
Evaluate and identify issues, scoping and coverage tracking, findings and practices with Process Owners across all areas of the Company;
Communicate SOX issues and work with various levels of members of Finance teams and Process Owners to identify solutions / path to remediation;
Assist in reducing control deficiencies, year over year;
Conduct annual SOX control "refresh” to assess updates, additions or deletions needed across all controls in place; track, monitor and report on the Company's SOX controls inventory and related status;
Work actively with the Global Technology Services team on the SOX 404 technology guidance and IT-related issues.

Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
CPA a plus but not required
2+ years internal audit or external audit experience ( "Big 4” experience preferred)
Experience managing, coaching and developing accounting and finance professionals;
COSO, SOX 302 and 404 compliance subject matter expert;
Strong understanding of internal controls;
Strong understanding of internal controls, particularly internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR);
Detail-oriented problem solver with proven ability to evaluate processes, controls and issues to determine the risks; proven ability to facilitate discussions and bring to closure control issues;


Third Party Applications Not Accepted