Manager - SOX & Control Initiatives

Las Vegas Sands   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

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5 - 7 years

Posted 90 days ago

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Position Overview

The primary responsibility of the Manager – SOX and Control Initiatives for Corporate and U.S. Properties is to assist the Director – SOX and Control Initiatives in facilitating, planning and managing Corporate Accounting’s internal control program across Las Vegas Sands Corp. (“the Company”) U.S. Properties and Corporate entity, focusing on compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”).

The Manager – SOX and Control Initiatives for Corporate and U.S. Properties will have responsibility for the maintenance and oversight of the business and GITC control frameworks for U.S Properties and the Corporate entity, facilitating the periodic testing of controls by Audit Services and through internal control self-assessment, and maintaining the status of and monitoring for remediation of deficiencies in internal controls.

All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director in leading the U.S. and Corporate SOX program, with a focus on the maintenance and oversight of the business and GITC SOX control frameworks.
  • Assist the Director – SOX and Control Initiatives in completing the annual SOX risk assessment and annual reporting requirements, including audit committee, board, and disclosure committee meeting materials as well as SOX-related certification requirements.
  • Oversee other departments as they execute process and control enhancements, remediation of audit findings, and various special projects, as needed, within Finance/Accounting.
  • Tracks and validates issues identified by audit teams, management, and self-assessments.
  • Monitor remediation of internal control issues.
  • Defines key controls and collaborates on the redesign of processes as necessary.
  • Implementation of PCAOB and COBIT guidance and internal controls rationalization for both the business process and the general computer control environments.
  • Work with respective management and teams to ensure standards are met, reviewing and testing the internal control documentation, collaborating on the resolution of issues that arise for the Company in complying with standards, monitoring changes in business processes to ensure timely updating of related controls and develop and advise management on improvement opportunities.
  • Assist Director with the maintenance and management of process documentation, evaluation of processes and systems, process improvement, data analysis, and teaming with project implementation teams.
  • Oversee and promote the professional development and growth of analysts on the U.S. SOX team.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

Company Standards of Conduct

All Las Vegas Sands Corp. Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years of age.
  • Proof of authorization to work in the United States.
    • Las Vegas Sands Corp. is an E-Verify employer
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, auditing, business or information technology.
  • Graduate degree in business or professional certification(s) related to internal controls (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.) preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Nevada Gaming Control Board Registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy. 
  • 5+ years of direct business process experience and/or auditing, which must include working with large companies that have a significant number of applications and processes. 
  • 3+ years’ experience managing and developing junior staff directly.
  • Experience working in the gaming industry preferred.
  • Ability to Travel as needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Visio.
  • Skilled in process documentation and flowcharting.
  • Advanced understanding of information security, operations and change management and the impact of IT controls on SOX compliance.
  • Ability to provide solutions to identified problems or process weaknesses.
  • Resourceful self-starter and problem solver in deploying the organization’s initiatives relating to managing process change, executing internal control implementation, providing ongoing guidance and monitoring to ensure processes and controls are properly designed to maximize effectiveness and efficiency, educating business users responsible for business process, and maintaining compliance with SOX, COSO, and other internal control requirements.
  • Strong project management skills in coordinating activities associated with the SOX program and control testing accomplished by the LVSC Audit Services Group and external audit firm. 
  • Strong relationship and inter-personal skills are also necessary in coordinating the requirements of the various process owners, across multiple departments and global jurisdictions, in the SOX program.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both in spoken and written form.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Assist other departments in process and control enhancements, remediation of audit findings, and various special projects, as needed, within Finance/Accounting.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.