Salary Mid-Point: $135,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's Fortune 100 client is looking for a SOX Manager to join the team in the loop! Below are some of the requirements for this role:
  • Leading and developing internal audit projects and plans for the company
  • Leading the annual evaluation of SOX prioritization process and internal control design via walkthroughs with relevant partners (SOX IT, External Auditors, and the functional business process owners)
  • Assessing and implementing technology solutions to create and support top-grade internal controls over the financial reporting environment
  • Analyzing accounting records to detect deficient controls, management policies, non-compliance with laws, regulations, and fraud
  • Defining and developing an integrated SOX testing model to ensure compliance with SOX 404 requirements
  • Supporting FP&A design, implement and update controls related to the annual budgeting and monitoring process
  • Helping advance the technical capabilities of other Finance staff so that they can perform their assigned functions more efficiently
  • Identifying opportunities to automate financial function and analysis performed outside of core systems
  • Establishing, documenting, and maintaining all accounting processes and internal controls
  • Staying up to date with current accounting and auditing practices and regulations and then informing stakeholders of relevant news
Requirements
  • 8+ years of audit/accounting/control design or related experience
  • Well versed in US GAAP, SEC rules and requirements
  • Experience in operational internal/external audits, control assessments, SOX 404 evaluation and testing
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting risks and appropriate control design
  • Thorough documentation skills and ability to complete process narratives and flowcharts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact and build relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Meticulous and superior attention to detail
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related finance degree
  • Big 4 Audit Experience