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Title:  SOX Compliance Analyst


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  28206

Job Requirements

Job Summary


The SOX Compliance Analyst is responsible for assisting the SOX team with carrying out the testing of controls in connection with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404 and 302 requirements, and support efforts to improve internal controls throughout the Company.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct compliance testing of internal controls and accounting and financial reporting procedures under Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and ensuring that internal controls are adequately documented and tested.


  • Assist/perform in the SOX 404 Scoping Analysis which includes financial statement and risk assessment mapping and identifying significant locations, key processes and accounts that will be included in scope as part of annual SOX plan.


  • Execute the quarterly 302 sub-certification process, reporting process, and summarize test results.


  • Participate in annual walkthroughs with process owners and external auditors.


  • Assess for SOX control impact for any identified control deficiencies and monitor/test for remediation efforts with process owners through the SOX Program.


  • Maintain SOX process documentation, test results, and other relevant data in centralized SOX tool and update them as required in a timely basis.


  • Maintain and update project management reports, statistics, schedules and other graphical information designed to support Management Reporting requirements.


  • Work closely with process owners/control owners, consultants, and cross-functional teams to provide ongoing SOX support and to ensure controls are operating effectively and evidence appropriately.


  • Ability to design test plans and testing approaches based on risk analysis


  • Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX / PCAOB regulation and current accounting rules.


  • Solid understanding and experience in SOX rules and standards (sections 302, 404, AS5, PCAOB, etc…)


  • Solid understanding in standard business processes for Hi Tech companies (Quote to Cash, Procure to Pay, Record to Disclose, External Reporting, Stock Administration, Entity Level Controls, Treasury, General Accounting, Sales Commission, etc...)


  • 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


  • 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.


  • A minimum of 3 years of audit experience is required. 4 to 6 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

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

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