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Business Ladder/ SOX Accountant

Position Description
Business Ladder / SOX Accountant
Minimum Job Relevant Knowledge (Know how)
Ability to apply accounting theory & US GAAP to accounting transactions
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Rules
Basic understanding of cost accounting and variance analysis
Awareness of International Financial Reporting Standards
Prioritized duties and Responsibilities
Compliance
Liaison with project leaders to understand potential changes within the control environment to ensure process and procedures are established to reduce risk
Determining critical internal controls risks, scoping of Financial Statements to determine key accounts/balance, mapping of key internal control risks of accounts
Ability to design plans and testing approaches based on risk analysis
Proactively review the company's control environment and provide recommendations on process control improvement opportunities to process owners
Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX/PCAOB regulation and current rules
Ensure the SOX 404 testing plan id coordinated and executed in a timely and effective manner by working closely with global SOX Program team, process owners, internal and external auditors
Manage updates and improvements to company's SOX documentation
Manage the quarterly internal control assessment and reporting process
Assess and monitor control remediation efforts with process owners
General accounting
Reconciliation of general ledger accounts
Preparation of Journal Entries
Assist in Month-End, Quarter- End and Year- End Close
Preparation of paperwork for consolidation reporting
Assist in project work as needed
Daily Tasks Performed
Develop, implement, monitor and manage the Company's 404 process including scope review, process documentation and identification, testing and evaluation of effectiveness of key controls
Assist in the design and implementation of management action plans to address any identified control gaps for assigned areas
Coordinate work performed by company's process owners and team leads for 404 processes
Documentation of Risk Assessments and Control Activities
Communicate with internal and external auditors and the global functional SOX team leaders
Minimum Job Relevant Experience (length of service)
Ability to apply accounting theory & US GAAP to accounting transactions
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Rules
Basic understanding of cost accounting and variance analysis
Awareness of International Financial Reporting Standards
Degree or certification required
BS in Accounting
CPA and CIA Preferred
Required Skills (Musts)
SAP Experience
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Rules
Basic understanding of cost accounting and variance analysis
Awareness of International Financial Reporting Standards
Skills in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
Desired Skills and Abilities (Wants)
Ability to adjust and work effectively in a dynamic, changing environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Problem solving and decision making skills
Well organized and detail oriented
Skills in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to work a part of a team
Strong business acumen in understanding business processes as well as strong project management skills
Audit experience
Experience in identifying risk associated with processes (risk assessment), identifying internal controls within a process and performing gap analysis
Environment Associate will work in Office
Estimates Weekly Overtime 0-5 hrs
Frequency and Duration of Travel 1-2 time per year
Position Description
Business Ladder / SOX Accountant
Minimum Job Relevant Knowledge (Know how)
Ability to apply accounting theory & US GAAP to accounting transactions
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Rules
Basic understanding of cost accounting and variance analysis
Awareness of International Financial Reporting Standards
Prioritized duties and Responsibilities
Compliance
Liaison with project leaders to understand potential changes within the control environment to ensure process and procedures are established to reduce risk
Determining critical internal controls risks, scoping of Financial Statements to determine key accounts/balance, mapping of key internal control risks of accounts
Ability to design plans and testing approaches based on risk analysis
Proactively review the company's control environment and provide recommendations on process control improvement opportunities to process owners
Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX/PCAOB regulation and current rules
Ensure the SOX 404 testing plan id coordinated and executed in a timely and effective manner by working closely with global SOX Program team, process owners, internal and external auditors
Manage updates and improvements to company's SOX documentation
Manage the quarterly internal control assessment and reporting process
Assess and monitor control remediation efforts with process owners
General accounting
Reconciliation of general ledger accounts
Preparation of Journal Entries
Assist in Month-End, Quarter- End and Year- End Close
Preparation of paperwork for consolidation reporting
Assist in project work as needed
Daily Tasks Performed
Develop, implement, monitor and manage the Company's 404 process including scope review, process documentation and identification, testing and evaluation of effectiveness of key controls
Assist in the design and implementation of management action plans to address any identified control gaps for assigned areas
Coordinate work performed by company's process owners and team leads for 404 processes
Documentation of Risk Assessments and Control Activities
Communicate with internal and external auditors and the global functional SOX team leaders
Minimum Job Relevant Experience (length of service)
Ability to apply accounting theory & US GAAP to accounting transactions
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Rules
Basic understanding of cost accounting and variance analysis
Awareness of International Financial Reporting Standards
Degree or certification required
BS in Accounting
CPA and CIA Preferred
Required Skills (Musts)
SAP Experience
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 20



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