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Internal Controls Consultant, SOX (IPE Testing) in Douglasville, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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Job Description

One of our National Vaco clients (publicly traded), with a growing presence in Douglasville, GA is looking for a seasoned internal controls / SOX consultant to perform testing (and related documentation and remediation) over information produced by the entity (IPE testing). Interesting project as this company has only this year grown large enough to develop, document and test a comprehensive SOX framework. This is our 2nd consultant for this project and its slated to last approximately 4 months with a fairly immediate (June start date). Pay is negotiable depending on experience.

Position Overview

As a SOX Consultant, you will perform a variety of assurance and consulting services to assist the Internal Audit Department in reviewing the design and operating effectiveness of financial, operational, and compliance controls.


  • Perform all levels of audits, reviews or analysis of transactions in execution of the annual audit plan.
  • Support the Management 404 SOX Certification related to Internal Control over Financial Reporting.
  • Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of the internal controls environment and compliance with Company policies and procedures for financial reporting.
  • Document and test the effectiveness of internal controls and communicate noted issues, risk, and control deficiencies to the Director of Internal Audit in an effective manner.
  • Perform testing, document results and remediation over all internal financial reporting (IPE testing)
  • Recommend changes and controls to processes designed to improve productivity while ensuring adequate coverage of risks.
  • Perform detailed testing of key controls during the transition and development of the Internal Audit function in support of SOX requirements.
  • Comply with Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Company policies and procedures.

Requirement Skills & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA OR MAcc preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience with integrated SOX audits of publically traded companies.
  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes/Oxley (SOX).
  • CPA, CIA, and/or CISA candidate preferred.
  • Public Accounting experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team with professionals at all levels.