Sox Advisor I (Remote Work Environment Available)

POSTED ON 8/26/2020 CLOSED ON 10/24/2020
USAA Hired Organization Address San Antonio, TX Remote Full Time

Job Posting for Sox Advisor I (Remote Work Environment Available) at USAA

Purpose of Job

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented SOX Advisor I for San Antonio Home Office I or 100% Remote Work Environment.

The ICFR (Internal Controls Financial Reporting) Advisor I independently performs professional duties in support of ICFR program initiatives partnering with control partners across the USAA Enterprise. This individual applies proficient functional knowledge to produce complex work deliverables in support of ICFR Program pillars including governance & strategy, risk assessment & scoping, control selection, control testing, and evaluating results.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

USAA Careers - Award Winning Workplace (17 seconds)

USAA Careers – World Class Benefits (31 seconds)

  • Manages the following initiatives on behalf of ICFR PMO in support of ICFR related initiatives which may include: Oversight and mapping of business processes to significant accounts, coordinate and/or facilitate execution of walkthrough schedule/sessions, conducts re-testing activities, supports process owner attestation process, assists with documenting evaluation results in support of final ICFR effectiveness decisions.
  • Assists in the coordination efforts and facilitation sessions of the annual ICFR walkthrough activities; obtains/develops documentation in support of walkthroughs.
  • Supports ICFR Project Management Office in advising USAA management over ICFR effectiveness and best practices through walkthrough activities and ICFR monthly meetings escalating concerns to ICFR PMO management.
  • Assists in the development of presentation materials supporting ICFR Steering Group (ISG), ICFR touchpoint meetings, and other ICFR communications.
  • Partners and coordinates with BCM control partners to identify and evaluate ICFR controls and issues, documents results of overall ICFR control tests, and conducts root cause analysis in accordance with ICFR Program methodologies.
  • Proactivity identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the ICFR control environment; provides guidance and recommendations to BCM partners in the execution of ICFR activities and assists with ICFR training activities.
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members and BCM community to advise on completing ICFR Program deliverables

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management or a related field; 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in Internal Control Financial Reporting (ICFR), financial accounting and controls and/or auditing work OR 3 years of recent progressive ICFR Controls experience at a Big Four accounting firm with demonstrated expert functional knowledge in driving adoption of ICFR and driving cross-functional teams in planning and executing multiple, complex situations.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ progressive related experience developing, influencing and delivering results in a complex ICFR matrix environment.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred Requirements

  • Financial services industry experience
  • CPA designation                                                                                                                               
  • ICFR experience at a Big Four public accounting firm or public company
  • Program/project management experience

  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Knowledge of banking, insurance, or investment laws and regulations

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 8/31/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

USAA Careers - Award Winning Workplace (17 seconds)

USAA Careers – World Class Benefits (31 seconds)

  • Manages the following initiatives on behalf of ICFR PMO in support of ICFR related initiatives which may include: Oversight and mapping of business processes to significant accounts, coordinate and/or facilitate execution of walkthrough schedule/sessions, conducts re-testing activities, supports process owner attestation process, assists with documenting evaluation results in support of final ICFR effectiveness decisions.
  • Assists in the coordination efforts and facilitation sessions of the annual ICFR walkthrough activities; obtains/develops documentation in support of walkthroughs.
  • Supports ICFR Project Management Office in advising USAA management over ICFR effectiveness and best practices through walkthrough activities and ICFR monthly meetings escalating concerns to ICFR PMO management.
  • Assists in the development of presentation materials supporting ICFR Steering Group (ISG), ICFR touchpoint meetings, and other ICFR communications.
  • Partners and coordinates with BCM control partners to identify and evaluate ICFR controls and issues, documents results of overall ICFR control tests, and conducts root cause analysis in accordance with ICFR Program methodologies.
  • Proactivity identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the ICFR control environment; provides guidance and recommendations to BCM partners in the execution of ICFR activities and assists with ICFR training activities.
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members and BCM community to advise on completing ICFR Program deliverables

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management or a related field; 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in Internal Control Financial Reporting (ICFR), financial accounting and controls and/or auditing work OR 3 years of recent progressive ICFR Controls experience at a Big Four accounting firm with demonstrated expert functional knowledge in driving adoption of ICFR and driving cross-functional teams in planning and executing multiple, complex situations.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ progressive related experience developing, influencing and delivering results in a complex ICFR matrix environment.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.  This will take approximately 5 minutes.  Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred Requirements

  • Financial services industry experience
  • CPA designation                                                                                                                               
  • ICFR experience at a Big Four public accounting firm or public company
  • Program/project management experience

  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Knowledge of banking, insurance, or investment laws and regulations

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 8/31/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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