Analyst, SOX Control and Compliance

The Bank Of New York Mellon ,
Manchester, Greater Manchester


Job Description

With direct guidance, helps with the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX"). Assigned business/business partner area is typically small in size and usually non-complex. Incumbents continue to develop knowledge of compliance and control and a solid understanding of SOX. Supports senior team members in the execution of the SOX assessment program, in providing thorough and reliable identification of in-scope accounts and locations, planning, testing, documentation, and reporting of the effectiveness of financial reporting for delivery to the senior management and external committees. Reviews all work with more experienced professionals to ensure accuracy. With direct guidance, assesses business processes and prepares work papers and documentation to support the annual assessment. Reviews work with more experienced professionals. Supports more senior colleagues by tracking the status of deficiencies; reviews remediation by process owners and delivers reporting findings to SOX management. Under direct supervision, helps to provide support for the integration of internal controls into financial processes and systems to other members of the organization. No direct reports. Contributes to the achievement of team goals. Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 3-5 years of total work experience preferred. Experience in public accounting, SOX testing, financial services or shared services is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) certification is preferred.