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12 February 2019 ... min read Listen

SOX Controls Officer

Employee | Other | Romania | 2019-02-11 | 055676

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Mission

Has the main responsibility to perform and update process documentation/flowcharts and controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, including understanding and analyzing potential failures, maintaining and updating the internal SOX reporting and preparing the period reporting as required.   

Your day-to-day

Coordinates the documentation of the allocated process work-flow through extensive engagement, communication and close collaboration with multiple stakeholders;
Knowledge of Financial Services industry and economical changes impacting financial reporting and related internal controls, in accordance with SOX and COSO legislation requirements and other related guidance;
Ensure that the documentation for the allocated process is correct in complete according to internal SOX documentation requirements;
The knowledge should include that of flowcharts, narratives, risks assessments, key-controls, internal control deficiencies, process mapping, technology and financial statement assertions (both Balance Sheet and Income Statement);
Maintains clear and accurate Process/Control documentation matrix on assigned SOX processes; 
Reviews and assess both the design and operating effectiveness of the SOX controls and ensures sufficient documentation standards are met;
Facilitate and challenge the control owners he/she is overseeing ensuring that the company is addressing operating and financial reporting risks appropriately;
Escalates SOX deficiencies, issues or concerns immediately and ensures items are appropriately documented; 
Performs remediation testing of internal controls to ensure timely completion and compliance with the annual SOX test plan;
Following up and chasing on agreed remediation actions, reporting on the progress to the next higher management level / Group on request;
Responsible for maintaining and updating all aspects of the internal SOX reporting system;
Assist with the production of period reporting and status updates as required;
Participates to and takes partial responsibility in implementation of improvement processes that have implications in bookkeeping and consolidation of data from financial transactions.

What you bring to the team

Graduate of Economic University;
4-6 years of experience financial services, financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, internal control, internal audit or external financial auditor;
An understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the COSO 2013 internal controls framework;
Big 4, internal audit or operational risk management experience is a plus;
Strong computer knowledge – MS Office – MS Excel is a must;
Fluency in English;
Analytical, detail-orientated and well organized; 
Good communication skills;
ACCA/ACA/CIA in progress or completed is a must.


Deadline: 4th March 2019

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