Deloitte Accounting & Reporting Advisory Manager, SOX in Cleveland, Ohio
We are expanding Deloitte's Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice within the SOX service offering. We are building an extensive team to help our clients proactively evaluate the current state of their processes and controls, improve or add needed controls, and map out an ongoing compliance plan and optimization strategy. 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 leverage their existing audit knowledge or accounting experience to provide insights and 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 Manager focusing on SOX, you will interact with clients directly and you will also collaborate with a diverse group of talented professionals across the firm. You will use our cutting-edge tools and technologies. Responsibilities will include:
Be a trusted advisor to our clients to assist with SOX and internal audit matters
Strengthen client relationships and generate additional engagement opportunities through excellent quality, timely execution and a strategic approach to service delivery
Supervise, coach and mentor all levels of staff. Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback and training. Develop and communicate workplace culture and adherence to Deloitte's code of conduct
Lead annual SOX risk assessments for our clients
Evaluate key risks in financial processes and propose changes in control design to address risks
Advise clients on internal control considerations during system implementation phases
Train Process and Control Owners
Advise clients regarding Segregation of Duties rules and mitigating controls
Evaluate reliance and risks for financial applications and provide recommendation for inclusion in SOX compliance
Partner with internal auditors to monitor progress and to provide input on audit observations
Interface with external auditors to review compliance results and to facilitate the external auditor's own assessment of internal controls over financial reporting
Monitor and advise process owners on action plans for remediation of deficient controls
Prepare written evaluations of deficiencies in operation or design of internal controls
Provide recommendations for any material weakness remediation efforts
Advise our clients through the SOX optimization and modernization journey
Prepare periodic SOX compliance presentations for the SOX Governance Committee, Executive Management, and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
Opportunities for business development
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.
5-7 years of public accounting or equivalent experience
2+ years of experience in managing and supervising teams
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Solid understanding, expertise and experience in PCAOB standards, SOX regulations (SOX 404) and US GAAP
Knowledge of ERP system-based control design and optimization
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Advanced Excel skills for use in analysis, reporting, and data management
High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work independently on multiple engagements and in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to manage and motivate team members at all levels
Strong on-the-job training skills and a desire to teach
Good project and time management skills
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication 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.