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Senior Analyst, SOX Compliance

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. XPO requires all employees conducting in person work at the Greenwich headquarters to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination before their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical or protected religious reasons, you can seek a reasonable accommodation. As the Senior Analyst, SOX Compliance you will assist management with XPO Logistics' internal controls and compliance program utilizing the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission's ("COSO") Internal Control - Integrated Framework (2013). Serve as a SOX subject-matter expert and provide best practices for internal control design and sustainable compliance. Assist in identifying deficiencies, developing remediation plans, and monitoring their successful resolution. At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Assist in evaluating compliance with standards for the design and operating-effectiveness testing of control activities, including financial controls, application controls and general information-technology controls
  • Contribute to the evolution of the SOX compliance program through improvement and standardization of all components of internal control
  • Participate in assessment of process and entity-level risks, including potential for change and susceptibility to fraud
  • Ensure proper assignments of ownership through application of established ownership models
  • Contribute in the drafting of internal-control policies and procedures
  • Support effective communication to stakeholders by contributing content to periodic and ad hoc process-owner meetings, at which expectations are clarified, changes in regulation are shared, status is communicated, and training is provided
  • Provide support to financial process owners and control-activity owners in the deficiency-evaluation and remediation process
  • Update and track the inventory of control deficiencies and other internal-control issues
  • Assist process owners in evaluating the significance of process-level control deficiencies
  • Assist with the coordination of continuous updates of process documentation, including flowcharts, narratives and risk/control matricesWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 2 years related experience in accounting or finance, preferably with a publicly traded company
    • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio and Excel
    • Knowledge and experience with COSO 2013 internal-control framework and the Sarbanes-Oxley ActIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in finance or similar field
      • 5 years related experience
      • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to clearly communicate with both business and technical audiencesBe part of something big. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
        The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
        Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Greenwich , Senior Analyst, SOX Compliance, Accounting, Auditing , Greenwich, Connecticut

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