SOX Compliance Consultant

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Business Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As a SOX Compliance Consultant, you will create, review and analyze data pertaining to information system functions of our clients. You will be responsible for monitoring Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts and identifying areas of potential improvement for key processes and procedures.

ATTRIBUTES OF CONSULTANTS WITH RGP

  • Respect for people and opinions and confidently offer your point-of-view with clients and among colleagues
  • A drive for proactively cultivating relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Optimism when faced with challenges and complex situations, coupled with the drive to solve client issues
  • Dedication to continuous improvement and development of your skillset and talents
  • A strong personal identification with RGP's values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Work with various process owners to create and update process documentation, flowcharts and process risk assessments
  • Coordinate and track internal and external control testing progress and identify control gaps and remediation efforts
  • Ensure internal controls over financial reporting are sound and effective to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX")
  • Assist in the execution of SOX assessment programs by providing thorough and reliable identification of in-scope accounts and locations, and planning, testing, documenting and reporting of the effectiveness of financial reporting for delivery to senior management and external committees
  • Establish SOX compliance and ensure implementation of the assessment
  • Develop and execute control and compliance initiatives, risk management approaches and operational efficiencies
  • Ensure SOX 404 objectives, deliverables and timelines are met and develop recommendations to correct control deficiencies and provide ideas for process improvements
  • Proactively identify and monitor process and system changes that have a direct impact on a company's financial statements and related disclosures

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree of Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • MBA or Masters preferred
  • CPA, CIA or CISA preferred
  • 8-plus years of experience Big Four or large regional accounting firm or a large multinational corporation
  • Ability to respond effectively and quickly to clients' needs and issues
  • Ability and desire to work within a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Strong client service and time management and project delivery skills