Financial Analyst - SOX Governance

Stabio, Ticino, Switzerland
04 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
Full Time
Why Join Us

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is one of Italy's most famous family driven enterprises and a world leader in luxury menswear. Founded in 1910, Zegna is deeply grounded in history and craftsmanship, yet always at the forefront of contemporary innovation and style. We are pioneers who embrace change, take ownership of our actions and work to create the world we want. With over 500 points of sale and 7,000 employees worldwide, we're as proud of our people as our products and look for others that share our passion and commitment to excellence and authenticity.

Your Opportunity

As Financial Analyst you are in charge of ensuring a strong financial controls environment and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other regulatory requirements.
Managing a resource you support the financial team in being compliant with all SOX controls and financial reporting policies maintaining SOX control frameworks across financial processes and systems, using SOX methodologies (controls design, risk assessment, testing strategies, etc.) and knowledge of process as flow mapping, design and documentation of controls, controls testing, evaluation of control deficiencies and remediation plans.

How will You contribute
  • Maintaining SOX control frameworks
  • Establishing and managing an internal control compliance framework from risk assessment to reporting.
  • Evaluating internal control deficiencies and their financial impacts
  • Coordinating with internal and external auditors on the annual SOX testing plan and provide support to them to ensure timely and smooth completion of SOX projects
  • Leading and driving control improvements and efficiencies through partnering with business
  • Building and maintaining relationships with business and control owners to monitor the company's compliance with established internal control related activities as well as enhance control monitoring as systems and processes change.
Who you are

You are a self-motivated individual, with strong interpersonal skills and experience working with cross-functional groups, able to influence without authority.

You have:
  • Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance with 5+ years of relevant experience for a Consultancy Company
  • Solid knowledge of SOX internal controls over financial reporting and IFRS and Internal Controls testing
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and developing key deliverables, including process flows, work programs, reports, and control summaries
  • Demonstrate understanding of business processes, internal controls, risk management, and related controls
  • Financial acumen, ability to perform complex data analysis
  • CIA, CISA or similar certification is preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills, ERP experience (SAP)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, willing to travel.

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