SOX Business Senior Analyst

Location:

Austin, Texas
Atlanta, Georgia
Draper, Utah
Requisition Number:
R0048999

Looking for a company that encourages passion, courage, and creativity? Want to help influence the future of global commerce and shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building a results-oriented and inclusive work environment, join eBay!

SOX PMO Overview

The SOX PMO is tasked with eBay's compliance with the provisions of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX"). Our efforts support management’s ability to certify that internal controls over financial reporting are designed and operating effectively at eBay. The team works closely with key partners across eBay's operations and corporate functions globally, including our technology organizations. In addition to oversight of the global SOX program, the team also supports the business by driving and/or assisting in key operational excellence initiatives and improvements in internal controls. The SOX team is organizationally positioned within eBay's Internal Audit function.

Job Description

Under direction of the SOX Manager and Senior Manager, the SOX Senior Auditor provides assurance as to the effectiveness of internal controls within assigned business areas. General responsibilities include gaining an understanding of the overall financial control environment, coordinating documentation requests and testing, identifying and evaluating deficiencies, and providing controls guidance for process and system changes. They collaborate closely with process and control owners to ensure the success of the eBay’s global SOX program.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic who enthusiastically commits to projects and tasks. They have strong project management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. They can see the big picture as well as dig deep into details when needed. Additional key qualities include understanding of financial cycles, process mapping skills, and ability to perform in a matrixed environment. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills spanning across all levels of management. Those who have been most successful in this role thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment that is results driven.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the design assessment of in-scope processes by conducting walk-throughs and facilitating the identification and documentation of key controls
  • Participate in the testing of key controls, key reports / spreadsheets in conjunction with co-sourced service providers
  • Review attestation / audit reports (e.g., SOC, Internal Audit) to identify SOX relevance of key findings
  • Collaborate with process and control owners to assess the impact of identified deficiencies and support remediation efforts /process and control enhancements
  • Proactively identify and monitor process and system changes resulting from eBay’s strategic objectives such as expansion of managed payments, monetization of new features for buyers, growth in advertising revenue
  • Leverage data visualization techniques to prepare reports for senior management detailing status of the program and highlighting key trends and risks
  • Support department’s continuous improvement efforts by identifying opportunities to automate control activities and/or related testing procedures across in-scope processes
  • Maintain current with emerging accounting standards and provide technical guidance commensurate with experience to key partners

Job Requirements

Required

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field
  • 2-3 years of audit experience performing SOX compliance and/or operational/IT audits with an emphasis on internal controls
  • Background and demonstrated understanding of manual, automated and general computer controls

Preferred

  • Big 4 accounting firm experience
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g., CISA, CIA, CPA)
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Familiarity of eCommerce and FinTech industries and global payment processing practices

Education

Bachelor’s degree required

Shift

Day

We love crafting opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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SOX Business Senior Analyst

Austin, Texas
Atlanta, Georgia
Draper, Utah
Requisition Number R0048999 Subsidiary eBay

Looking for a company that encourages passion, courage, and creativity? Want to help influence the future of global commerce and shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building a results-oriented and inclusive work environment, join eBay!

SOX PMO Overview

The SOX PMO is tasked with eBay's compliance with the provisions of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX"). Our efforts support management’s ability to certify that internal controls over financial reporting are designed and operating effectively at eBay. The team works closely with key partners across eBay's operations and corporate functions globally, including our technology organizations. In addition to oversight of the global SOX program, the team also supports the business by driving and/or assisting in key operational excellence initiatives and improvements in internal controls. The SOX team is organizationally positioned within eBay's Internal Audit function.

Job Description

Under direction of the SOX Manager and Senior Manager, the SOX Senior Auditor provides assurance as to the effectiveness of internal controls within assigned business areas. General responsibilities include gaining an understanding of the overall financial control environment, coordinating documentation requests and testing, identifying and evaluating deficiencies, and providing controls guidance for process and system changes. They collaborate closely with process and control owners to ensure the success of the eBay’s global SOX program.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic who enthusiastically commits to projects and tasks. They have strong project management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. They can see the big picture as well as dig deep into details when needed. Additional key qualities include understanding of financial cycles, process mapping skills, and ability to perform in a matrixed environment. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills spanning across all levels of management. Those who have been most successful in this role thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment that is results driven.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the design assessment of in-scope processes by conducting walk-throughs and facilitating the identification and documentation of key controls
  • Participate in the testing of key controls, key reports / spreadsheets in conjunction with co-sourced service providers
  • Review attestation / audit reports (e.g., SOC, Internal Audit) to identify SOX relevance of key findings
  • Collaborate with process and control owners to assess the impact of identified deficiencies and support remediation efforts /process and control enhancements
  • Proactively identify and monitor process and system changes resulting from eBay’s strategic objectives such as expansion of managed payments, monetization of new features for buyers, growth in advertising revenue
  • Leverage data visualization techniques to prepare reports for senior management detailing status of the program and highlighting key trends and risks
  • Support department’s continuous improvement efforts by identifying opportunities to automate control activities and/or related testing procedures across in-scope processes
  • Maintain current with emerging accounting standards and provide technical guidance commensurate with experience to key partners

Job Requirements

Required

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field
  • 2-3 years of audit experience performing SOX compliance and/or operational/IT audits with an emphasis on internal controls
  • Background and demonstrated understanding of manual, automated and general computer controls

Preferred

  • Big 4 accounting firm experience
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g., CISA, CIA, CPA)
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Familiarity of eCommerce and FinTech industries and global payment processing practices

Education

Bachelor’s degree required

Shift

Day

We love crafting opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-DB1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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