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Staff Auditor - SOX (Permanent) - NJ

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Staff Auditor - SOX (Permanent) - NJ

Staff Auditor - SOX (Permanent) - NJ

Fortune 500 company located in North NJ, New Jersey seeks an Internal Auditor.  Compensation is between $60K-$65K (plus bonus), depending upon experience.  CPA or CIA (or actively pursuing either) and SOX experience are required. 

Primary Duties

The Internal Audit (IA) group is a global function responsible for the successful and efficient execution of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance (SOX) program, an annual audit plan approved by the Audit Committee, and reviews requested by Executive Leadership / Senior Management from time to time.  The SOX program is a joint effort between management and IA to ensure that there is an effective system of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR). The SOX Project Management Office (PMO) oversees the execution of the SOX program and coordinates efforts between all in-scope business units and functions, as well as with the firm's external auditors.

The Staff Auditor will assist the SOX Process Manager in executing the global SOX program at the firm. The Staff Auditor will also assist the SOX PMO Director in administrating SOXHUB, cloud-based central internal controls testing, and documentation repository.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

The Staff Auditor may also participate in other internal audit engagements as required:

  • Gain detailed understandings of the firm’s business processes, systems, and controls
  • Develop relationships with different business process stakeholders
  • Perform walkthroughs of in-scope areas and document understanding in process flowcharts and Risk and Control Matrices (RACMs)
  • Evaluate the designs of internal controls in mitigating identified financial reporting risks
  • Perform internal controls operating effectiveness testing and documentation in accordance with department guidelines and external auditor requirements
  • Serve as an administrator of SOXHUB for user access administration and review, ongoing maintenance, troubleshooting, and ad hoc reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic SOX program status reports and presentation decks
  • Maintain an understanding of latest accounting guidance and internal audit best practices
  • Maintain timely and accurate time tracking
  • Perform other internal audit activities as directed


  • Bachelor’s degree or MBA in accounting or finance
  • 1-3 years of external audit / internal controls experience at a reputable accounting firm; Big 4 experience preferred
  • Current or actively pursuing CPA or CIA certifications
  • Ability to work independently within a large multinational and geographically dispersed environment
  • Ability to organize and manage large quantities of data and effectively multi-task
  • Ability to think outside-of-the-box and have a problem-solving mindset, with a strong affinity for teamwork
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with a high attention to detail
  • Experience with MS Office, PeopleSoft ERP Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Visio, SOXHUB and Workiva a plus





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