Senior Consultant

Location: Arlington Heights, Illinois
Posted On: 9/12/2017
Job Code: Senior Consultant
Job Description
Position Details:
Industry Finance
Work Location Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Job Title Sr. Consultant
Duration 4 Months (depending upon performance it might get extended)

• Supports the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002, as it supports the assessments for client’s Group, as well as two subsidiaries that are filers and subject to SOX requirements.
• Contributes to the completion of the annual SOX risk assessment at both the HNAH and Group levels.
• Provides guidance and support to Business Risk & Control Management (BRCM) teams performing SOX testing and performs quality assurance reviews on the testing to ensure compliance with SOX methodology and to ensure the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting can be completed.

Impact on the Business:
• Assist in the design, development and execution of the SOX assessment process, including the risk assessment, deficiency reporting and final assessment of the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.
• Perform quality assurance reviews of tests completed by BRCM teams and provide guidance to ensure ongoing compliance with required internal testing standards.
• Ensure all supporting documentation meets testing standards.

Operational Effectiveness & Control:
• Interact with process and control owners to maintain current knowledge of business, organizational and technological changes and to ensure controls, documentation and testing plans are updated as needed.
• Manage and participate in the financial statement risk assessment for in-scope SOX entities.
• Manage the identification and documentation of significant processes determined during the risk assessment.
• Oversee the testing by BRCM of all key controls to ensure the controls are properly assessed for design and operating effectiveness.
• Perform quality assurance reviews on testing performed by BRCM teams and draft summary reports.
• Ensure identified control deficiencies are assessed and documented appropriately in ORION and validation testing is performed timely.
• Assist with deficiency analysis and reporting.
• Support Group initiatives.
• Exhibit solid time management to complete all responsibilities in a timely manner.

• Minimum of seven years proven and progressive accounting, finance and/or audit experience or equivalent within financial services industry
• Minimum of a bachelors degree in accounting, finance, related field or equivalent experience.
• Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) preferred.
• Strong communications, project management, accounting, analytical and leadership skills
• Sound understanding of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and best practices for compliance.
• Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent software packages.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Compliance, SOX,Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) preferred.

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Alisha Agarwal