Manager Financial Compliance
St. Louis, MO
The Manager of Financial Compliance will be responsible for assisting with overall Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and SOC 1 compliance. This position will play a key role in designing internal controls and ensuring we have adequate controls over key processes to address risks within our SOC 1 and SOX reporting. This position will be responsible for working with process owners on control design and documentation, coordination of testing and any remediation activity necessary for internal control deficiencies under SOX as well as four SSAE 18 SOC 1 Type II reports. This position will report into the Senior Manager of Financial Compliance and will have significant interaction with our business partners throughout the organization as well as our external and internal auditors.
: Understanding business processes and designing internal controls commensurate with financial statement risk.
: Assisting with the annual SOX scoping analysis and periodic updates.
: Actively liaising with internal and external auditors and various process and control owners and ensuring testing readiness of control owners, timely supply of requested documentation and escalation of delinquencies.
: Working with control owners to determine appropriate remediation actions for control gaps.
: Assisting with the assessment of new projects and initiatives and the corresponding impact to existing business processes and internal controls.
: Assisting with responding to requests and questions related to SSAE 18 SOC 1 Type II reports and providing timely client service to sales and account management and external SOC 1 report users.
: Assisting with ad-hoc compliance and controls related projects as they arise.
: Bachelor's degree in related field or 11 to 14 years of experience.
: 5-8 years relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience.
: CPA, CISA or CIA.
: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio.
: Strong understanding of internal controls and financial statement risks.
: Excellent project management and organizational skills.
: Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with control owners and internal and external auditors.
: Ability to work cross functionally to resolve complex issues.
: Strong written and verbal communication skills.
: Ability to work independently and to identify when complex items require escalation.