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Senior SOX Auditor

Company: Bally's Corporation
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

A career with Bally's means starting on a path to endless possibilities. Our growing business is in search of service minded individuals who are looking for a place to build and grow; a place to excel; a place to truly make a difference. If you are looking to be challenged in an exciting, fast paced environment, this is the place for you!
The Role:The Senior Sox Auditor will assist in the development and execution of internal audit projects to provide objective evaluations of internal controls and processes to identify areas of risk and operational efficiency by partnering with business partners to review existing practices, policies and procedures. The position plays a key part in Internal Audit's role of identifying improvement opportunities for meeting operational goals, compliance objectives and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities:

  • Executes internal control testing in support of the SOX compliance program. Conduct walkthroughs and map the existing processes identifying any gaps. Assess effectiveness of application controls and key reports relating to business processes. Creates and executes test procedures and documents test results in accordance with work paper guidelines.
  • Prepares high quality work papers to ensure consistency between test objectives, evidence obtained and test results and that are well documented in accordance with department standards.
  • Keeps senior management apprised of testing status and escalate exceptions / key issues for review and continuously report SOX testing related progress and results to SOX Supervisors.
  • Coordinates and / or participates in process walkthroughs with management (process owners) to review all existing key controls.
  • Assists management in updating current process documentation over internal controls, and actively partner with management to ensure effective controls are in place to address key IT, business and financial reporting risks.
  • Maintains an effective and efficient planning, execution and coordination of work between testing team and process owners across the organization and maintain a working relationship with external auditors.
  • Evaluates the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use of resources.
  • Follows up on the implementation of recommendations as a result of operational and SOX compliance audits, review and validates remediation plans.
  • Assists with the design and execution of risk-based assurance and advisory projects with the objective of identifying gaps and areas of improvement while evaluating potential business impact
  • Performs other administrative duties as needed
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • CPA, CIA, and/or CFE certifications, or working towards attaining certification preferred
    • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO, internal auditing standards, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and risk assessment practices. Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively present to peers and management as well as to effectively document procedures performed and conclusions reached.
    • Ability to deliver quality results on time, with a high degree of integrity and in an ethical and professional manner.
    • Effective time management and multi-tasking skills to be able to perform multiple projects and working with varying team members.
    • Flexibility, adaptability and comfort with the unknown.
    • Curiosity to learn more about the Company's operations.
    • Intermediate Project Management skills - Able to set project timeframes (for self) to meet project objectives.
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills around business processes, controls, and deficiencies.
    • Demonstrate high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • ACL, IDEA, SQL and/or other analytical software skills preferred
    • Oracle, Hyperion and other ERP software skills preferred
    • Minimum of 3 years of Corporate internal audit and/or Big 4 audit including financial controls compliance and risk management experience
    • 2+ year of experience evaluating the design and effectiveness of processes and controls over financial and operational functions
    • 2+ years of SOX and/or Compliance support experience preferred

Keywords: Bally's Corporation, Providence , Senior SOX Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Providence, Rhode Island

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