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Title:  SOX Compliance Analyst

Location:  USA - California - Sunnyvale Headquarters
Requisition ID:  2625

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Compliance. The candidate will provide leadership, technical expertise and program management for the continued monitoring, assessment and improvement of key business processes and internal controls impacting the company’s financial reporting process. The candidate will play a key role in further developing an efficient and sustainable SOX Program as the company continues to grow and evolve. This is a high visibility role that will interface with senior management on a multi-functional and multi-regional level.

Essential Functions:
Leadership/Interaction:
• Establish and maintain relationships with SOX process owners, external auditors and global SOX team members
• Liaison with other project leads regarding current or upcoming corporate initiatives and business process transformation projects to help drive control design and risk management.
Technical Expertise:
• Proactive contributor in determining critical internal control risks, scoping of FS to determine key accounts/balances, mapping of key internal control risks to accounts to key controls and developing appropriate audit plans.
• Ability to design test plans and testing approaches based on risk analysis.
• Ability to evaluate findings based on quantitative and qualitative factors identified by SOX Process Owners, Internal Audit function, Management and our External Auditors to assess internal control environment impact and report results to process owners and SOX Program Leads.
• Proactively review the company’s control environment and provide recommendations on process / control improvement opportunities to process owners through coaching and influencing
• Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX / PCAOB regulation and current accounting rules
Program Management:
• With limited direction, ensure the SOX 404 testing plan is coordinated and executed in a timely and effective manner by working closely with the global SOX Program team, Process Owners, External Service Providers and External Auditors
• Manage updates and improvements to the company’s SOX documentation
• Manage the quarterly internal control assessment and reporting process
• Assess and monitor control remediation efforts with process owners

 

Job Requirements

Solid understanding and experience in:
• SOX rules and standards (Section 302, 404, AS5, PCAOB, etc.)
• Auditing of internal controls and financial statement accounts
• Standard business processes for high technology companies (Quote-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay, Record-to-Disclose, External Reporting, Stock Administration, Entity Level Controls, Treasury, General Accounting, etc.)
• Ability to present ideas and concepts clearly to peers and management
• Must be proficient in MS word, Excel, and PowerPoint software programs
• Strong analytical skills to work both independently and across functional teams
• Agility to be comfortable with working in an unstructured environment
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build highly functioning working relationships
• Must have good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to take-charge and work in a professional team.
• Organizational skills to meet deadlines and manage multiple deliverables
• Detail oriented and willingness to roll up sleeves
• Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities.
• Self motivating individual who can work independently with some guidance.
• Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remotely across Geos.

Responsibility and Interaction
Responsibility:

-The tasks this individual is responsible for are often non-routine and unstructured, requiring creative solutions.
-This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving routine to moderately complex problems.

Interaction:
-This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, and the technical team on assigned
projects. There may be communication with employees in other functions as required.
-Limited management direction is provided to employee on new projects or assignments as well as review of activities and priorities.
-The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert on team projects.
-To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through coaching and influencing others.

Education

• A minimum of 4 years of experience is required. 5 to 7 years of experience is preferred.
• BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or Related Field
• 3~5 years professional experience in Finance, Audit or SOX PMO role in the technology industry (Big 4 experience preferable)
• CPA (or equivalent) with Big 4 external audit experience a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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