Deloitte Accounting & Reporting Advisory Senior, SOX in Chicago, Illinois
We are in the process of expanding Deloitte's Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice within SOX service offering. SOX governance, risk, and compliance can be complex for companies that are first-time passengers on their SOX journey. We are building an extensive team to help our clients proactively evaluate their current state, improve or add needed controls, and map out an ongoing compliance plan. Our team will focus on our client's SOX program operating model, processes, and technology in order to drive greater efficiency, quality, and cost savings.
Are you a detail-oriented, inquisitive individual who enjoys coming up with solutions to client issues? We are seeking professionals who want to build off their existing audit knowledge or accounting experience and use such knowledge on exciting advisory projects that add great value to our clients within their finance, accounting, and operational departments. From technical accounting issues, to new standard implementations; from complex transaction support to internal controls, the leaders of our practice will help you in expanding your experience base to further develop your career. At Deloitte, we provide services using an approach designed to provide the flexibility to serve the unique circumstances and complexities of our clients. You'll gain exposure to a variety of industries, business models and financial accounting areas, helping your career growth and professional development.
Work you'll do
As an Accounting and Reporting Advisory Senior focusing on SOX, you will interact with clients directly. Not only will you work independently, but you will also collaborate with a diverse group of talented professionals across the firm from different geographies. You will use our cutting-edge tools and technologies. Responsibilities will include:
Provide excellent timely client service, deliver high quality work and strengthen client relationships
Lead and support all phases of financial and operational audits and compliance projects for our clients, including risk assessment, planning, scoping, execution, and reporting.
Collaborate with process owners to ensure proper documentation of all policies and procedures applicable to key business processes
Assist in design and implementation of the internal control framework
Assist in the development of an internal audit plan for audit projects and reviews, as well as manage the objectives, risks/exposures and scope of the individual audits
Assist in global risk assessments and subsequent updates as changes in the operating environment occur
Perform walkthroughs to assist with the process documentation, including process workflows
Ensure SOX documentation is kept up to-date for scoping, testing, and remediation activities
Perform SOX testing, including key reports testing, preparing test scripts and documenting the tests of controls
Identify control deficiencies, develop remediation plans and monitor remediation progress
Facilitate the external auditor's assessment of internal controls over financial reporting
Prepare periodic SOX compliance presentations for Executive Management
Our team culture is collaborative and encourages team members to take initiative and seek on-the-job learning opportunities. Our professionals are committed to excellence and to enhancing the trust of the investing public and capital markets.
3+ years of public accounting or equivalent experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Up-to-date technical knowledge of PCAOB standards, SOX regulations (SOX 404) and US GAAP
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel
Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Strong time management and organizational skills
Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a virtual environment
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.