Share this Job

SOX Compliance Analyst,Principal

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 48388 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Department Overview

<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">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.


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Position Summary

<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">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.


<span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Job Responsibilities


  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Manages the development of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Provides guidance on the identification, documentation and testing of key controls for assigned complex business processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Manages staff to accomplish results through effective recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management and coaching, and rewards and recognition.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Develops quarterly reports for the Audit Committee on the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Evaluate and develop control recommendations for system and process changes that impact internal controls over financial reporting.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Perform walkthroughs of business processes to validate or identify potential gaps in controls.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Assesses and concludes on the impact of control deficiencies and any changes in internal controls.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Ensures the team understands methods of testing controls and delivers a consistent message to the business partners.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Oversees the review process of controls tested by the lines of business for your assigned business processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Oversees all documentation created for procedures and processes for your assigned business processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Oversees entity level controls testing and fraud assessment for your assigned business processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Maintain and update the inventory of fraud scenarios.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Reviews and interprets policies, reporting requirements, rules and regulations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Reviews SOX control test scripts and make recommendations plus performs testing of selected high-risk SOX controls.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Lead special projects in the department and achieve the desired outcome.
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Works collaboratively with Business Partners to implement controls, design remediation plans, and resolve SOX related issues.
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> 
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> 
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> Qualifications
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Minimum:
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business or related field or equivalent work experience
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">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.
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> 
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"> 
    <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Desired:
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Experience in public accounting, at Big 4 firm
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Experience in the Utilities Industry
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Experience in SOX-Sarbanes Oxley implementations, lead
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">Experience with SAP
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">CIA-Certified Internal Auditor certification
  • <span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica",sans-serif">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 climate 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.

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

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.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland