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VP, SOX Control Initiatives Process Lead Analyst

Job Req ID 21297885 Primary Location Tampa, Florida Job Category Finance
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The SOX Control Initiatives Process Lead Analyst role supports the core operations of Citi’s SOX program for scoping and risk assessment, including communication to stakeholders.  Additionally, the Lead will perform walkthroughs of major process related to in-scope process areas. This role supports all major components of the SOX program, including document reviews and working closely with Coordinators across the globe to streamline processes. 


  • Assist the SOX Program Lead in executing the SOX Program plan
  • Develop, coordinate, and communicate the annual scoping and quarterly scoping processes, which entails quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Perform risk assessment to identify areas of focus for SOX program, including gaining insights and perspectives from firm SMEs (Accounting Policy, Controller, etc.)
  • Responsible for maintaining/ updating the scoping and risk assessment sections of the SOX framework document and presenting all proposed changes to the SOX Program Lead and Finance Control Initiatives Lead
  • Foster strong partnerships with Internal Audit, Controllers, External Auditors, and Others
  • Support internal information and reporting requests from SOX program team members
  • Lead or assist in the external audit efficiency efforts by working with Citi Teams across the globe and the other SOX Team members
  • Assist in the review and improvement of SOX Program methodology and practices, including innovation initiatives and maintenance of policies and procedures
  • Be a change agent to deliver and maintain a best in class SOX program
  • Assist, where needed, on issues identified during the annual integrated audit, including managing escalations and intervening to assist the external auditors in obtaining information
  • Manage multiple competing priorities and meet strict deadlines, both internal and external
  • Act as a subject matter expert to senior stakeholders and/ or other team members
  • Help educate and train colleagues worldwide on various SOX initiatives


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Related certifications (CPA, CIA or similar) preferred
  • 5+ years relevant experience, including within a public accounting firm (auditing of financial services a plus)
  • Experience with SOX scoping and testing, SOX 404, SOX 302, FIDICIA, or Internal Audit preferred
  • Experience working with Workiva Wdesk a plus
  • Working knowledge of internal control concepts including the COSO 2013 internal control framework preferred
  • Finance or related experience with a focus on process design and improvement. Preference for experience supporting regulatory compliance, operational risk management, or financial reporting.
  • Understanding of common financial products and processes in consumer banking, institutional banking, corporate treasury, and various other corporate finance activities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and negotiation skills
  • Effective project management skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint, especially the integration with other MS products
  • Proven ability to work effectively with virtual teams, to set realistic deadlines, and to effectively manage one’s own time and priorities to meet those deadlines including regular communication and updates
  • Process oriented, data driven, and exceptionally well organized and detailed
  • Ability to work individually or with different Teams on various projects

Requires working outside regular business hours on certain occasions


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