Sr Analyst - SOX and Control Initiatives

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Date: Sep 5, 2021

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview

The primary responsibility of the Sr Analyst – SOX and Control Initiatives is to assist the Senior Manager – SOX and Control Initiatives in facilitating, planning and managing the finance group’s internal control program across Las Vegas Sands Corp. (the Company) properties, focusing on compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). 
All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s policies, practices, and procedures.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement, enhance and assist with the management of the Company’s IT SOX compliance program by continuously defining risks and key controls
  • Implement AS5 and other control rationalization guidance for both the business process and the general computer control environments
  • Assist Senior Manager with process documentation, evaluation of processes and systems, process improvement, data analysis, teaming with project implementation teams, and investigations.
  • Coordinate control self-assessments with process owners and assist them in updating policies and procedures
  • Coordinate testing with internal and external audit teams
  • Develop quarterly and annual reporting documentation
  • Assist the Senior Manager – SOX and Control Initiatives in completing the annual SOX risk assessment and annual reporting requirements
  • Perform and document walkthroughs and transaction flows of SOX and other business processes for the Company.
  • Assist in the development of testing plans to assess compliance with SOX requirements
  • Facilitate contact with process owners, internal and external audit teams, concerning internal control testing
  • Track and validate internal control issues identified by audit teams, management, and self-assessments
  • Monitor remediation of internal control issues
  • Maintain documentation of internal controls across domains (SOX) and assist operations and IT departments in updating policies and procedures
  • Assist other departments in process and control enhancements, creation of continuous controls monitoring through the use of robotics process automation and through data analytics tools, remediation of audit findings, and various special projects, as needed, within Finance/Accounting and Information Technology.
  • Safety is an essential function of this job.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Company Standards of Conduct

All Las Vegas Sands Corp. Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years of age.
  • Proof of authorization to work in the United States 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, auditing, business administration, or information technology
  • Graduate degree in business or professional certification(s) related to internal controls (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.) preferred
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Nevada Gaming Control Board Registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy.  
  • 3+ years of auditing or information technology (IT) internal controls experience required, which must include working with large companies that have a significant number of applications and processes 
  • Experience working in the gaming / integrated resort industry preferred
  • Trained in gaming compliance and/or hospitality best practices
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Visio and Outlook
  • Proficient in the use of a SOX GRC management tool (Wdesk, AuditBoard, etc..) preferred
  • Skilled in process documentation and flowcharting
  • Basic understanding of information security, operations and change management, the COBIT 2019 framework, and the impact of IT controls on SOX compliance
  • Ability to provide solutions to identified problems or process weaknesses
  • Resourceful self-starter and problem solver in deploying the organization’s initiatives relating to managing process change, executing internal control implementation, providing ongoing guidance and monitoring to ensure processes and controls are properly designed to maximize effectiveness and efficiency, educating business users responsible for business process, and maintaining compliance with SOX, COSO, COBIT, and other internal control requirements.
  • Strong project management skills in coordinating activities associated with the SOX program and control testing accomplished by the LVSC Audit Services Group and external audit firm.  Strong relationship and inter-personal skills are also necessary in coordinating the requirements of the various process owners, across multiple departments and global jurisdictions, in the SOX program.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both in spoken and written form. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience. 
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to:

  • Physically access all areas of the property and drive areas with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain composure under pressure and consistently meet deadlines with internal and external customers and contacts.
  • Ability to interact appropriately and effectively with guests, management, other team members, and outside contacts.
  • Ability for prolonged periods of time to walk, stand, stretch, bend and kneel.
  • Work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to, CRT, noise, dust, and cigarette smoke. 

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