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SOX Compliance Analyst, Principal

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 24349 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

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.

 

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.
 
 
Qualifications
Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of nine years of accounting or auditing including public accounting experience which includes experience performing SOX-related compliance

 
 Desired:

  • Experience in public accounting, at Big 4 firm
  • Experience in public accounting, or related, utility
  • Experience in SOX-Sarbanes Oxley implementations, lead
  • Experience with SAP
  • CIA-Certified Internal Auditor certification
  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant certification
     

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

EEO
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.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland