Posted on 
Jun 6, 2024

Senior IT SOX Analyst

Dallas
Mid-Senior ICs
IT
CarGurus
CarGurus
CarGurus
Public
1001-5000
E-Commerce

Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car.

Job Description

The Senior SOX Analyst is responsible for supporting the execution of the SOX Compliance program, under the direction of the Director of SOX Compliance. This includes the annual SOX risk assessment; the annual reaffirmation/creation of the SOX flowcharts, risks, and controls; maintenance of the SOX application; facilitation of walkthroughs, meetings, PBC collection, etc.; and other tasks as needed to maintain an efficient and effective SOX program.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with developing annual risk assessment.
  • Perform assigned project lifecycle steps (i.e. map process flow, document key controls, identify control gaps and/or process inefficiencies).
  • Perform SOX assessment activities, including review of business controls
  • Facilitate meetings with internal auditors, external auditors, and PBC collection.
  • Work with control owners to develop actionable remediation plans for control deficiencies that address the fundamental root cause.
  • Adhere to budget goals, meet deadlines and communicate difficulties in a timely manner.
  • Work with others or independently, as determined by needs of the project; seek guidance and confirmation of progress as required.
  • Perform special projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as accounting, finance, economics, or accounting information systems.
  • 2-4 years of SOX Compliance, Internal Audit or External Audit experience.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and knowledge of COSO framework, risk assessment practices and internal controls design.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Skilled in conducting SOX business process reviews and creating process documentation (e.g., narrative, process flow diagrams, risk and control matrix) that meets professional standards.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills - ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with internal control owners and external resources.
  • Strong proficiency in analytical work, documentation capacity and capability, and presentation abilities.
  • Experience with AuditBoard preferred.

Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

The Senior SOX Analyst is responsible for supporting the execution of the SOX Compliance program, under the direction of the Director of SOX Compliance. This includes the annual SOX risk assessment; the annual reaffirmation/creation of the SOX flowcharts, risks, and controls; maintenance of the SOX application; facilitation of walkthroughs, meetings, PBC collection, etc.; and other tasks as needed to maintain an efficient and effective SOX program.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with developing annual risk assessment.
  • Perform assigned project lifecycle steps (i.e. map process flow, document key controls, identify control gaps and/or process inefficiencies).
  • Perform SOX assessment activities, including review of business controls
  • Facilitate meetings with internal auditors, external auditors, and PBC collection.
  • Work with control owners to develop actionable remediation plans for control deficiencies that address the fundamental root cause.
  • Adhere to budget goals, meet deadlines and communicate difficulties in a timely manner.
  • Work with others or independently, as determined by needs of the project; seek guidance and confirmation of progress as required.
  • Perform special projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as accounting, finance, economics, or accounting information systems.
  • 2-4 years of SOX Compliance, Internal Audit or External Audit experience.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and knowledge of COSO framework, risk assessment practices and internal controls design.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Skilled in conducting SOX business process reviews and creating process documentation (e.g., narrative, process flow diagrams, risk and control matrix) that meets professional standards.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills - ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with internal control owners and external resources.
  • Strong proficiency in analytical work, documentation capacity and capability, and presentation abilities.
  • Experience with AuditBoard preferred.

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid

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