Senior Analyst, IT SOX PMO

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The role:
The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Program Management Office (PMO) at SoFi, is part of the Controllership and is responsible for ensuring the company has the necessary internal control and assessment elements in place to meet the SOX requirements. The PMO facilitates risk assessment and scoping to determine project scope of each reporting year, and prepares the internal control assessment plan and accompanying timelines, scheduling and process walkthroughs. From the walkthroughs, we oversee/execute the updating of control descriptions and process flowcharts. Our team reviews current and prior-year control deficiencies in order to determine the remediation status. Associated with deficiencies, we prepare control deficiency reports and monitor/follow-up on remediation efforts. We meet with external auditors as necessary to provide status updates and remediation efforts of ongoing work. The SOX PMO manages the SOC1 audits and associated reporting executed by our service auditors. Additionally, the SOX PMO team partners with the business to provide internal control over financial reporting associated with emerging areas/products, mergers and acquisitions and conducts SOX Readiness assessments, inclusive of creating the Risk and Control matrices and flowcharts.
The Senior Analyst, IT SOX PMO responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the Technology and Engineering, Product & Development (IT/EPD) related components of SoFi's Corporate SOX Program, and assisting the Senior Manager, IT SOX PMO as an advisor to the lines of business across SoFi Technologies and its subsidiaries. SoFi's fast pace of growth provides career development (e.g., work directly with senior and executive management) and learning opportunities (e.g., new system implementations) considering the role's enterprise-wide exposure.
The Senior Analyst, IT SOX PMO will report to the Senior Manager, IT SOX PMO , and will work with a mix of direct, indirect, and external team members to manage and execute the program. The Senior Analyst, IT SOX PMO will work closely with lines of IT and EPD SOX Liaisons to ensure that Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICFR) for SoFi Technologies and its subsidiaries, are appropriately designed and are operating effectively, SOX compliant control documentation is maintained and any deficiencies identified are assessed for severity, remediated, and reported to the SOX Steering Committee. In addition, the Senior Analyst, IT SOX PMO will be involved in special projects including implementations related to new systems and new accounting standards while assessing the impact on the company's ICFR. The Senior Analyst, IT SOX PMO, will also assist with the execution of the company's system and organization control (SOC) reporting program objectives.
What you'll do:

  • Work closely with the Senior Manager, IT SOX PMO, and the Business Process (BP) SOX PMO team in completing the annual SOX scoping and risk assessment (with a quarterly refresh), as well as support the annual Fraud Risk Assessment project, to ensure compliance with COSO standards and appropriate scoping and coverage of the SOX Program.
  • Assist with the SOX 404 and 302 Certification process for IT/EPD areas
  • Coordinate with the lines of business teams, as related to SOX IT/EPD activities, including working closely with the SOX Testing team to facilitate controls walkthroughs and testing, and lead deficiency evaluations/reporting and monitor remediation activities.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the SOX program to become more efficient and effective through optimization and automation.
  • Monitor IT SOX testing with the identification and documentation of IT SOX Controls in coordination with the SOX PMO BP team.
  • Assist the business in enhancing documentation, inclusive of the Risk and Control Matrix and accompanying process flowcharts.
  • Supports evaluation of ICFR deficiencies and monitors IT/EPD remediation activities in order to conclude on the effectiveness of GITC controls.
  • Work directly with SoFi's external auditors to ensure the SOX Program meets their requirements in terms of scope, timing and approach; be a key contact for the external auditors related to IT/EPD SOX matters.
  • Partner with different members of the SOX PMO team in the execution of special projects impacting the SOX program, including but not limited to new systems implementations.
  • Work closely with SoFi's Supplier Risk Management group, and SOX Liaisons to execute the company's SOC 1 Report Assessments across the lines of business.
  • Work closely with the SOC 1 auditors to oversee SoFi's SOC 1 audit and reporting program.
  • Partner with the SOX Testing team to ensure the overall IT/EPD workpapers meet the quality, consistency, risk management and adherence to the Corporate SOX Policy.
  • Advise the team as a Subject Matter Expert on IT/EPD SOX controls (e.g., ITGCs, ITACs, SOC1), COSO compliance, ICFR best practices, and the continuous enhancement of PMO's workflow processes with the expanding rollout of additional SOX system's automation functionalities.
  • Build internal reputation as a management consultant and internal controls expert by building and maintaining ongoing relationships with the various lines of business included in the company's SOX process.
  • Responsibilities also include the following: 1) adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance 2) adhering to company policies and procedures, 3) completing required training.


What you'll need:
Education: Bachelor's Degree - Accounting, Information Systems Management, Finance

  • 5 or more years of IT SOX related experience (with 2 or more years in a supervisory role). Should have in-depth knowledge focused on IT SOX, ITGCs, IT application controls (ITACs), ICFR, COSO Framework, and baseline understanding of business risks and controls.
  • CPA or CIA/CISA, or equivalent required
  • Practical and deep knowledge of US GAAP, SOX and COSO
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards, especially in handling confidential information.
  • You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance
  • Critical thinking, analytical and strategic skills
  • Ability to independently navigate within an ambiguous environment
  • Organized, detailed, proactive, self-motivated, collaborative
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally and adapt to change are extremely important
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and ensure deadlines are consistently met
  • Strong project management skills and organizing ability with successful experience in independently managing multiple projects concurrently at varying levels of technical difficulty
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills (both oral and written)


Nice to have:

  • Big 4 / Public Accounting Firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Prefer FinTech, banking and/or financial services experience primarily focused on SOX or IT enterprise-wide risk management and ICFR controls consulting.


Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate's experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
The Company hires the best qualified candidate for the job, without regard to protected characteristics.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
New York applicants: Notice of Employee Rights
SoFi is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, SoFi offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected].
Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.
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What does your typical day look like?

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What are SoFi Perks + Benefits

SoFi Benefits Overview

We’re committed to fostering an environment where employees understand how they’re doing, where they’re going, and how to get there—with compensation programs designed to attract, retain, and reward talented people who believe in our mission.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Launching in February 2022 we will offer employees up to 16 hours a year to volunteer for causes they are most passionate about in order to support the communities in which we live and work.
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
SoFi offers flexible schedules for all employees, including a hybrid in-office/work-from-home environment. We also have SoFridays where we encourage employees to sign off early when they can.
Remote work program
Employees are encouraged to work with their manager to determine the best future work environment - full-time remote, hybrid, or full-time in office.
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
We have set an ambitious goal of increasing URG representation in management to 50% by 2023. As of 10/1/2021, 37.5% of our managers identify as an underrepresented group.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Required for all employees as part of our DE&I programs to educate our workforce, enable them with the tools to eliminate unconscious bias, and to ensure fairness & clarity in hiring and retention.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
SoFi proudly sponsors eight employee resource groups, called Circles. These groups build high-trust relationships and foster a sense of belonging for the diverse communities represented at SoFi.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
We anchor our interview process to identified success competencies associated with each role vs informal interviewing.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
SoFi's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) lets employees pay for dependent care and eligible out-of-pocket healthcare expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,750 annually.
Disability insurance
SoFi's disability insurance benefit is 60% of an employee's base salary up to a maximum of $5,000/month for short term disability, and $10,000/month for long term disability.
Dental insurance
SoFi's Delta Dental plan provides employees the flexibility to choose any dentist in‐network or out‐of‐network and still receive benefits.
Vision insurance
SoFi's vision plan provides 100% coverage for annual eye exams through VSP choice doctors, plus offers additional discounts for frames and laser vision repair.
Health insurance
SoFi employees receive comprehensive health, vision, dental, life insurance, and disability benefits—as well as flexible time off, fitness, fertility, and family planning options.
Life insurance
SoFi pays for 1 times employees annual salary for Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, and employees have the option to purchase additional life insurance.
Pet insurance
Employees have the choice of 2 plans with 50%, or 70% reimbursement on vet bills including accidents, illnesses and hereditary conditions up to $7,500 annually.
Wellness programs
SoFi offers a variety of benefits to support employees and their families in attaining and maintaining good health — both physically and mentally. Incl: health club discounts, therapy, and more.
Mental health benefits
SoFi partners with Modern Health, which provides support to help people reduce stress, feel more engaged, and be happier. Employees and dependents can receive up to 6 therapy sessions + other support.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
SoFi's 401(k) retirement plan helps our employees set aside income they will need in the future.
Company equity
SoFi offers stock options through its employee profit sharing program, including vesting over a four-year period.
Performance bonus
SoFi's performance bonus plan is paid out quarterly when employees meet targets set by their direct supervisors.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Through care.com, parents have access to in-home or in-center vetted and subsidized care for your children when regular care is not available.
Generous parental leave
SoFi will provide up to 8weeks of paid parental leave to employees following the birth of an employee’s child or the placement of a child with an employee in connection with adoption or foster care.
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
We offer unlimited PTO for all full-time, non-exempt employees.
Paid volunteer time
Coming soon through SoFi Gives - our new volunteer program that includes time off for employees to volunteer.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
SoFi offers a variety of comprehensive paid sick days based on employee location and employment type.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
SoFi's commuter benefits can help employees save money by paying for commuter expenses with pre-tax dollars up to $270 per month.
Company-sponsored outings
Pre-COVID-19 pandemic we had annual holiday parties, team offsites, and more. With COVID, we have zoom talent shows, take your parents/children to work zoom events, and more!
Free daily meals
SoFi provides catered lunches at some locations and offers lunch cards to those employees where catered lunch is not provided in the office.
Free snacks and drinks
All SoFi offices have stocked kitchens included unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, Kombucha, and beer on tap!
Some meals provided
SoFi provides catered lunches at some locations and offers lunch cards to those employees where catered lunch is not provided in the office.
Company-sponsored happy hours
SoFi encourages employees to hang out after work!
Fitness stipend
SoFi offers employees more convenience, flexibility and gym options, thanks to our partnership with Gympass.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
SoFi offers frequent training, mentorship opportunities, and leadership programs to develop our people. We also cover tuition costs for approved programs, up to $5,250 per year.
Tuition reimbursement
SoFi offers frequent training, mentorship opportunities, and leadership programs to develop our people. We also cover tuition costs for approved programs, up to $5,250 per year.
Lunch and learns
Each organization at SoFi offers regular lunch and learns to give employees visibility to company & industry leaders.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
SoFi's Grow Mentorship program seeks to inspire and elevate our most underrepresented employees by fostering professional development and by giving allies the chance to take action.
Continuing education stipend
We want to help our employees achieve financial freedom, just like our members. That’s why we contribute $200 per month toward your student loans to help pay down student debt,
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
This perk depends on the organization, but our Engineering, Product & Design, plus Operations team offers top performers paid industry certifications to develop their careers.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our people are our greatest differentiator - if we take care of our people, they will take care of our members. That's why we offer comprehensive, flexible benefits and perks that support their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing so they can bring their best selves to work.

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