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Accounting Policy & SOX Compliance Manager (Hybrid)

Irving, TX 75063

Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 39722 Location Requirements: Hybrid

Job Description

The Accounting Policy and SOX Compliance Manager oversees and has overall responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Company’s SOX 404 compliance activities and assisting with the development, implementation and administration of accounting policies for the Company.  The position will coordinate the implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements with accounting personnel and functional departments.  Owner of the Company’s internal 302 certification process.   Works closely with internal process owners to assist with the continued refinement, timely completion, and ongoing maintenance of all SOX 404 documentation (Narratives, Test Scripts, and Risk Matrices) to ensure that the documentation is accurate and current.  Assesses business processes to identify financial control strengths and weaknesses. Liaises with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance with rules and interpretations of SOX guidelines. 
Job Responsibilities                                                                          
  • Provides technical expertise in developing interpretations and application of authoritative accounting pronouncements.
  • Leads the Company’s efforts in complying with the internal control requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, in particularly Section 404.  Manage the Company’s internal 302 certification process.
  • Assists process owners with developing and maintaining Sarbanes-Oxley 404 documentation and test scripts.  Works with process owners to remediate any design or operating effectiveness issues.  Establishes procedures and practices to ensure that SOX documentation and test scripts are accurate and current.
  • Coordinates SOX 404 management testing, as well as performs testing for certain processes.
  • Monitors the activities of the FASB, SEC, AICPA, PCAOB, FHFB, and other organizations for emerging accounting issues, new pronouncements, and the latest authoritative accounting guidance.  Prepares accounting position papers and proforma analysis of new accounting pronouncements. 
  • Reviews company’s accounting position papers and Office of Finance’s accounting consistency issues forms.
  • Continuously improves the SOX processes to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by maintaining an understanding of SOX legislation, COSO and PCAOB standards, guidelines, new developments and trends. Develops, implements, and administers SOX policies and procedures for the company.
  • Provides training on internal controls and SOX documentation both to groups and individuals throughout the Company.
  • Prepares and presents technical accounting updates in support of the Accounting Department’s educational and training development initiatives. 
  • Assumes additional duties as assigned

  • BA/BS degree with a major in accounting.  CPA certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with a concentration in banking / financial services strongly preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP as it applies to the banking/financial services industry.  SEC reporting experience strongly preferred. 
  • Big 4 public accounting experience strongly preferred. 
  • Thorough understanding and practical experience with Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act required.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, project management and organization skills.
  • A strong detail orientation is required.

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