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SOX Analyst




Job Number: 119920
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 12/31/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a distributor in the Chicago Loop is looking for a SOX Analyst.  The need is immediate for a consulting engagement.  The SOX Analyst will join the Financial Control (SOX) governance and oversight team within the Corporate Controllers Group. The team is responsible for the Corporations 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.  The SOX Analyst will be reporting the Audit Manager.  The SOX Analyst responsibilities and requirements are listed below: 
 
SOX ANALYST Responsibilities:
Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential misstatement for significant processes
Maintain relationships with control owners 
Provide guidance regarding SOX program and requirements 
Serve as valued control advisor to process and control owners on any SOX related issues 
Participate in walkthrough meetings with control owners as well as internal/external auditors 
Create/update narrative, flowchart and risk-control matrix 
Document processes including appropriate consideration of key reports and control evidence
Facilitate control testing and resolve control issues 
Perform individual control deficiency analysis monitoring and aggregation analysis 
Develop regular presentations to Management and Audit Committee on relevant topics 
Partner and communicate with teams across business to move key SOX initiatives forward 
Contribute in GRC application configuration and implementation
 
SOX ANALYST Requirements:
Qualified Accountant, ideally with a big 4 accountancy firm 
Experience in distribution or retail companies preferred
5 years of relevant financial accounting experience is required 
Ability to “flowchart” processes required
Ability to identify relationship between Process-Risk-Controls is required
Self-starter and critical thinker with attention to detail 
Flexibility, multi-tasking, creative thinking, good business judgment skills are required
Intermediate skills in Excel; experience with Word, Visio (or similar flowcharting software)
Understanding of financial statement assertions and COSO integrated control framework 
Experience with key concepts of PCAOB AS5 and PCAOB Staff Audit Practice Alerts a plus
 
If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

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