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Sr. SOX Analyst in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

  • Why join Advance Finance Compliance? 
    • We are building a Finance Compliance organization that is molded against best practices; we have not inherited a group that is doing the same “check the box” process year after year.  We are an agile Finance Compliance function integrated into the business allowing us to address the changing needs of the organization. We are implementing the best GRC practices and work flow automation using ServiceNow. Be a part of building a Finance Compliance function from the ground up.
    • You will be mentored by experienced leaders who are passionate about best practices and every team member’s growth and development.
    • Our culture is one of flexibility. A variety of flexible working arrangements allow you to better balance work responsibilities with your obligations at home. Plus, our corporate office boasts a causal dress code!
    • No Travel required.
    • Exposure to leadership. Limited SOX testing. Testing is outsourced to EY. No dreaded monthly close process.

      We are seeking a talented SOX Analyst to join our organization. You will be integrated into the exciting transformation that is taking place by contributing to the streamlining and refinement of new SOX processes; and owning and executing audit requests from both internal and external sources coordinating with Control Owners, all while building the best in class process through your day to day interactions with employees at all levels of the organization.


      Advance Auto Parts is seeking a Senior SOX Analyst to join our growing Finance Compliance team. The team partners with business groups to identify areas of risk, make valuable recommendations and influence change. You will enjoy working in a dynamic environment and be able to focus on problems at hand and the details that come with them. The team’s priorities are risk based and focus on strong governance, transparency, strategic engagement and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture that focuses on people development.


      Under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Manager of Financial Compliance, the Senior SOX Analyst will be responsible for the following:

    • Collaborate with key employees and management within a business function to diagnose risks and process improvement opportunities.
    • Work with Internal and External Audit to manage requests efficiently.
    • Coordinate with Business Process Owners to provide the right audit evidence needed to meet the Auditor’s objectives.
    • Ensure documentation of Controls is sufficient.
    • Career Growth with the Finance Compliance function, Accounting, Finance, and Internal Audit will be available.
    • Escalate significant audit issues identified and research viable solutions and alternatives.
    • Work with management to develop, implement, and monitor process and policy changes throughout the organization.
    • Build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value.
    • Accountable for meeting deadlines, adhering to department and professional standards.
    • Contribute to a business climate and culture that encourages integrity, respect, excellence and innovation.
    • Other duties/special projects based on needs of the business.


    • Self-starter who excels working with little supervision.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of departments and leaders at all levels of the organization.
    • Outstanding writing skills utilizing proper grammar and the ability to document complex processes and concepts clearly.
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
    • Good problem solver/creative thinker.
    • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth oriented environment.
    • Exercise sound judgment when making decisions.
    • Resourceful, proactive, critical thinker and intellectually curious.


    • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
    • Working knowledge of SOX, GAAP, Accounting procedures preferred.


      CPA or CIA encouraged but not required.


      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.