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78165 Requisition #

• Responsible for assigned governance areas and execution of end-to-end related activities in a timely and dependable manner
• Lead/Support the operation, documentation, and enhancement of technically sound SOX program governance methodologies, policies and procedures
• Assist in maintenance and quality assurance of SOX process and control documentation including updates to narratives, flowcharts, and risk-control matrix
• Assist with the system implementation of the new GRC application, perform user acceptance testing, design reports and develop sound SOX Governance processes in the new environment
• Assist in updating regular presentations and reporting to Audit Committee, Disclosure Committee, Controls Committee and Management Group; create ad hoc reports and presentations as required
• Partner and communicate with teams across business areas to move key SOX initiatives forward
• Manage relationships with SOX stakeholders to provide guidance and training regarding SOX program and requirements
• Use critical thinking and good judgement to solve problems and resolve issues
• Consider key risks,  key reports, control evidence, end-user computing, and management review controls with information provided by process and control owners
• Participate in walkthrough-like meetings with process and control owners as well as management testing team and external auditors
• Perform control deficiency analysis and aggregation analysis
• Serve as a liaison for Management Testing

• Bachelor's degree, accounting or finance is preferred
• At least 2-4 years of relevant financial accounting experience is required
• Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills are required
• Self-starter and critical thinker with attention to details that desires a high-profile position
• Advanced skills in Excel; experience with Word, Visio, Access and SharePoint a plus
• Demonstrates ownership over tasks, projects, and initiatives and can move things forward independently
• Takes initiative to suggest and implement improvements
• Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
• Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and different levels of financial and operating personnel
• Good business judgment skills and exhibits ability to solve problems and advise on solutions
• Works effectively in a team environment
• Understanding of financial statement assertions and COSO integrated control framework a plus
• Experience with information produced by entity, service organization controls (SOC1), General Information Technology Controls (GITCs), system interface, and automated / IT dependent controls a plus
• Experience with key concepts of PCAOB AS5 and PCAOB Staff Audit Practice Alerts a plus
• In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge a plus
• CPA is preferred
• Experience in a “Big 4” CPA firm preferred
• Functional / Industry knowledge preferred

 

About Northern Trust:
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.


Working with Us:
As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!               


We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.


We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.


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