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PG&E SOX Compliance Analyst,Principal in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 48388

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The Finance Compliance and Controls department is responsible for overseeing the effective operation of the company's internal controls over financial reporting, and acts in a consultative capacity as a business partner and financial controls expert to the entire organization. The FCC team is responsible for overseeing the internal controls process for all business process related controls and supporting a group of professionals responsible for oversight of business processes and the key controls.

Position Summary

Internal control subject matter expert who provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) legislation to the entire organization. Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes, identifies process and control deficiencies, provides guidance to business partners in developing remediation plans, monitors the status of those remediation, reports compliance status and coordinates work with the external auditors. Assesses the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting. Supports the FCC Manager in coordinating of the compliance program in order to meet the reporting requirements of the Act.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages the development of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

  • Provides guidance on the identification, documentation and testing of key controls for assigned complex business processes.

  • Directs and coordinates the activities of SOX representatives from each line of business to execute on various SOX compliance activities in order to determine the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.

  • Manages staff to accomplish results through effective recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management and coaching, and rewards and recognition.

  • Develops quarterly reports for the Audit Committee on the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.

  • Evaluate and develop control recommendations for system and process changes that impact internal controls over financial reporting.

  • Perform walkthroughs of business processes to validate or identify potential gaps in controls.

  • Assesses and concludes on the impact of control deficiencies and any changes in internal controls.

  • Ensures the team understands methods of testing controls and delivers a consistent message to the business partners.

  • Oversees the review process of controls tested by the lines of business for your assigned business processes.

  • Oversees all documentation created for procedures and processes for your assigned business processes.

  • Oversees entity level controls testing and fraud assessment for your assigned business processes.

  • Maintain and update the inventory of fraud scenarios.

  • Reviews and interprets policies, reporting requirements, rules and regulations.

  • Reviews SOX control test scripts and make recommendations plus performs testing of selected high-risk SOX controls.

  • Lead special projects in the department and achieve the desired outcome.

  • Works collaboratively with Business Partners to implement controls, design remediation plans, and resolve SOX related issues. Qualifications Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business or related field or equivalent work experience

  • 7 years in accounting, auditing, process improvement and or risk management including public accounting or consulting experience, including five years of experience in designing and implementing internal controls procedures or other process improvements in a complex cross functional organization and preparing disclosures and reports. Desired:

  • Experience in public accounting, at Big 4 firm

  • Experience in the Utilities Industry

  • Experience in SOX-Sarbanes Oxley implementations, lead

  • Experience with SAP

  • CIA-Certified Internal Auditor certification

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant certification

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.