Southern California Edison Technical SOX Controls Advisor in Rosemead, California

Job Description


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About Finance

Finance provides financial services to Southern California Edison and Edison International. This area provides the information you need to understand our goals, the services we provide, how we are organized, and who to contact with questions. Finance works with its business partners to understand their business requirements and utilizes the functional expertise of its people, its resources and its processes to deliver solutions to meet those requirements. The organization acts as a steward to do what is best for the company, ensuring that SCE meets or exceeds the sustainability, safety and compliance standards set by the corporation. Finance delivers efficient, reliable solutions through its 5 operating departments.

Position Overview

The SOX Advisor will be responsible for internal controls governance with an emphasis on Information Technology (IT) controls, including executing control design and rationalization projects.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business, financial systems, and other data processing problems to identify improvements to the design and operation of controls in IT-enabled business processes; this effort may include configuration controls, segregation of duties, robotics, and data analytics

  • Analyze and conclude on severity of deficiencies, including remediation efforts; communicate results to certifying officers including CEO, CFO, and CAO

  • Perform risk assessments to support annual SOX planning process, with emphasis on IT applications and tools

  • Provide training to control owners on internal controls, including those related to Service Organization Control reports, and address inquiries related to routine control changes

  • Lead and manage cross functional relationships with IT, control owners, and internal and external auditors

  • Perform special projects, as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) or more years in a public accounting firm within IT Risk Assurance or equivalent experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science, Accounting, Business, Finance, Engineering or related fields

  • Seven (7) or more years of experience in Information Systems, Business, Accounting, Finance or related fields

  • Experience with project management, process improvement, and cross functional teams

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communications

Desired Qualifications

  • CPA, CISA or equivalent certifications

  • Experience in data analytics, robotics, cloud computing and/or business process automation

  • Understanding of the systems implementation lifecycle related to core internal audit, compliance, or risk management components

  • Understanding of agile environments

  • Knowledge of accounting and compliance requirements, i.e. PCAOB, US GAAP, SOX, CoBIT, COSO

  • Experience with SAP and other SAP products, such as Ariba, GRC

  • Experience in data analytics, including recommendations and solutions, and effectively communicating recommendations to management

  • Experience presenting to a variety of audiences including peers, those without an accounting or internal controls background, and executive management

  • Adaptability


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.