Full Time Job

Sr Analyst, SOX Compliance


Hollywood, CA 08-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

As part of the Corporate Sox Compliance & Business Process Controls team, this position is responsible for planning and independently conducting Sarbanes Oxley 404 testing across key business processes. Activities undertaken include maintenance of risk matrices, process narratives and process flow diagrams, as well as participation in special projects related to operational improvements and other initiatives across the organization. Strong interpersonal skills, a strong sense of ownership and accountability, ability to multi-task and an eagerness to learn are essential for this position.

• Participate in annual risk assessment and update Sox risk matrices
• Assess design and operating effectiveness of controls to ensure identified risks are mitigated
• Identify gaps or limitations within the financial processes and systems, and work with senior leaders to develop and implement internal controls to sufficiently mitigate risk
• Evaluate controls for implementation and effectiveness as new systems are developed and/or key business process changes
• Build and maintain internal control documentation including process flow diagrams and process narratives
• Build effective working relationships with key departments (e.g. Financial Planning & Analysis, Controllership, Media Sales, Affiliate, Production, etc.) to complete key controls testing in a timely manner in accordance with annual Sox Audit Plan
• Prepare clear, concise, appropriately referenced work papers to document test procedures performed and conclusions drawn
• Monitor remediation of control deficiencies identified and provide recommendations for operational improvements
• Serve as a liaison between senior management, business process owners, key operation groups and external auditors
• Facilitate annual walk-throughs of key business processes with business owners and external auditors to assess adequacy of control design and effectiveness
• Independently manage projects simultaneously, including tracking and communicating progress of projects while adhering to deadlines
• This position will operate independently for testing of controls. Supervision received will include feedback, coaching and advice
• This role communicates regular status updates and ensures adequacy of remediation plans in reducing risk

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, or related field
• 2+ years of audit experience within a public accounting, and/or internal audit function
• Professional Certification is preferred (CPA, CIA, CISA or equivalent)

Additional Qualifications
• Experience in the entertainment industry is preferred
• Good working knowledge of US GAAP, COSO and Sox
• Experience developing test plans, executing testing and concluding on the operating effectiveness of internal controls
• Experience flowcharting business processes, preparing risk and control matrices and writing process narratives
• Ability to build strong working relationships with senior leaders, cross-functional teams and external auditors
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand and summarize complex information
• Proficient in excel and data analysis, with a desire to grow in this area
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, multi-tasking and project management
• Able to plan and manage own workload including delivery of quality work within deadlines
• Customer focused and professional in work ethic and performance.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkev7k-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.