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Deloitte Accounting & Reporting Advisory - Manager, SOX in Des Moines, Iowa

We are expanding Deloitte's Accounting and Reporting Advisory practice within the SOX service offering. We are building an extensive team to help our clients proactively evaluate the current state of their processes and controls, improve or add needed controls, and map out an ongoing compliance plan and optimization strategy. Our team will focus on our client's SOX program operating model, processes, and technology in order to drive greater efficiency, quality, and cost savings.

Are you a detail-oriented, inquisitive individual who enjoys coming up with solutions to client issues? We are seeking professionals who want to leverage their existing audit knowledge or accounting experience to provide insights and great value to our clients within their finance, accounting, and operational departments. From technical accounting issues, to new standard implementations; from complex transaction support to internal controls, the leaders of our practice will help you in expanding your experience base to further develop your career. At Deloitte, we provide services using an approach designed to provide the flexibility to serve the unique circumstances and complexities of our clients. You'll gain exposure to a variety of industries, business models and financial accounting areas, helping your career growth and professional development.

Work you'll do

As an Accounting and Reporting Advisory Manager focusing on SOX, you will interact with clients directly and you will also collaborate with a diverse group of talented professionals across the firm. You will use our cutting-edge tools and technologies. Responsibilities will include:

  • Be a trusted advisor to our clients to assist with SOX and internal audit matters

  • Strengthen client relationships and generate additional engagement opportunities through excellent quality, timely execution and a strategic approach to service delivery

  • Supervise, coach and mentor all levels of staff. Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback and training. Develop and communicate workplace culture and adherence to Deloitte's code of conduct

  • Lead annual SOX risk assessments for our clients

  • Evaluate key risks in financial processes and propose changes in control design to address risks

  • Advise clients on internal control considerations during system implementation phases

  • Train Process and Control Owners

  • Advise clients regarding Segregation of Duties rules and mitigating controls

  • Evaluate reliance and risks for financial applications and provide recommendation for inclusion in SOX compliance

  • Partner with internal auditors to monitor progress and to provide input on audit observations

  • Interface with external auditors to review compliance results and to facilitate the external auditor's own assessment of internal controls over financial reporting

  • Monitor and advise process owners on action plans for remediation of deficient controls

  • Prepare written evaluations of deficiencies in operation or design of internal controls

  • Provide recommendations for any material weakness remediation efforts

  • Advise our clients through the SOX optimization and modernization journey

  • Prepare periodic SOX compliance presentations for the SOX Governance Committee, Executive Management, and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors

  • Opportunities for business development

    The team

Our team culture is collaborative and encourages team members to take initiative and seek on-the-job learning opportunities. Our professionals are committed to excellence and to enhancing the trust of the investing public and capital markets.



  • 5-7 years of public accounting or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of experience in managing and supervising teams

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

  • Ability to travel up to 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve .

  • Limited Immigration Sponsorship May be Available


  • Solid understanding, expertise and experience in PCAOB standards, SOX regulations (SOX 404) and US GAAP

  • Knowledge of ERP system-based control design and optimization

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Advanced Excel skills for use in analysis, reporting, and data management

  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work independently on multiple engagements and in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to manage and motivate team members at all levels

  • Strong on-the-job training skills and a desire to teach

  • Good project and time management skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a virtual environment

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $93,660 to $209,560.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.