Battle Resource Management, Inc.

SOX Controls Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2018 9:45 AM)
ID
2018-1845
# of Openings
1
Category
IT Operations

Overview

BRMi Technology is currently seeking a Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Controls Analyst to work for one of our clients in the financial industry in the Northern Virginia area. The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Controls Analyst should have an accounting/auditing background with experience in SOX Section 404 as well as experience functioning as a principle in the conversion to a SOX-like environment.

Responsibilities

 


Qualifications

The ideal candidate has extensive experience in operational accounting, financial auditing, process optimization, and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) software for the purpose of automating much of the SOX 404 work flow.

 

The SOX Controls Analyst will be able to provide internal control guidance, identify process deficiencies, and recommend improvements to process management as well as establish new practices to ensure alignment with SOX 404 guidance.

 

The SOX Controls Analyst must have the following characteristics, skills, and experience: 

  • Possess knowledge consistent with a SOX 407 “financial expert” to include an understanding of GAAP principles, financial statement preparation, and internal accounting controls; 
  • Have hands-on experience re-designing processes to be consistent with SOX 404 guidance and a proven history of partnering with business unit personnel to complete the transformation; 
  • Have first-hand experience with extracting and documenting information technology application control/process information (e.g., access controls lists, change controls, segregation of duties, etc.); 
  • Possess expertise assessing the design an operational effectiveness of user control considerations: such as SSAE 16/18 SOC 1 Type II reports (experience creating attestations for service organization is preferred) and SSAE 16/18 SOC 2 Type II reports; 
  • Be comfortable preparing and presenting information for executive consumption.

Required 

  • B.S. in Accounting (or related area)
  • Recent SOX 404 experience
  • Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credentials
  • Current Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) credentials
  • Knowledge of databases (Oracle/DB2/SQL Server) and queries (SQL)
  • Data analysis skills
  • Report mining experience (Monarch/IDEA)
  • Process modeling (BPMN) experience


Preferred 

  • Ideal candidate will have Big 4 consulting experience

 

** BRMi will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.**

**This is a W2 opportunity only**

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled 

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and commitment at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 

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