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