Bank of America Mgr - Finance Business Support in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

The SOX Compliance Manager will play a key role in ensuring the Company’s global compliance with the provisions of Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002. This position will interact with all levels of management, lead and drive process improvements, and gain exposure to a wide variety of the Company’s businesses as part of an expanding SOX Program Office.

Scope of Responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance to process and control owners on the identification, documentation and testing of SOX controls:

  • Assist in the annual risk assessment, materiality determination, and account/disclosure scoping process

  • Work with process owners to ensure timely review and updates to process documentation and controls for new and/or existing processes including successful identification of SOX critical applications, spreadsheets, third parties (SSAE 16)

  • Partner closely with controls / compliance team members within the different business units globally as well as the external auditors

  • Evaluate control deficiencies in accordance with the Company's framework for Evaluating Control Exceptions and Deficiencies

  • Prepare reports/presentations on the status of the compliance process for stakeholders including, but not limited to, process owners, senior management, executive management (CAO, CFO, CEO), Deficiency Evaluation Council, Disclosure Committee, and Audit Committee

  • Train new or existing process and control owners on the internal control compliance process, including preparation for testing performed by Corporate Audit and performing self-assessments

  • Stay current on new technical literature applicable to the internal control process (e.g., PCAOB guidance, SEC, etc.)

  • Identify and drive process improvements to the overall SOX program

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting and/or Finance. Graduate degree and CPA designation is a plus.

  • Minimum of 7 years of financial statement audit (or equivalent) experience with a strong background in internal controls. Big 4 and financial services industry experience preferred

  • Experience with SOX compliance and knowledge of legal, regulatory and industry requirements

  • Ability to converse with management at all levels regarding internal controls, infrastructure, compliance & risk management, and accounting

  • Familiarity with SEC requirements associated with the Financial Services Industry

  • Proven ability in managing and developing team members

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills

  • Proven project management skills

  • Proficient use of software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic who is able to thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment. Additional qualities include:

  • Strong project management, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Process-oriented thinking

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Ability to lead and affect process change and improvements

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills spanning across all levels of management

Posting Date : 02/16/2017

Location : US-NC-Charlotte

Travel : No

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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