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Internal Controls Consultant, SOX in Douglasville, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

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Job Description

One of our National Vaco clients (publicly traded), with a growing presence in Douglasville, is looking for a seasoned SOX consultant (manager to controller level) to help implement a centralized SOX control framework (at this growing subsidiary) as well as document and test risks and controls specific to this subsidiary. This project should last between 3 and 4 months and the need is fairly immediate (early May start date). Pay is negotiable depending on experience. The description below is a generalized SOX Consultant description and should be viewed as such by candidates interested in this opportunity.

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.
  • 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.