Req ID: 69986BR Job Description The SOX and Controls Assurance (SCA) team is responsible for the oversight and management of Aetna, Inc. s Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance program in accordance with SEC and NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) requirements. The group provides the framework for SOX compliance, including identification of key risks and controls, related testing, and assessment, monitoring and reporting of deficiencies in order to support management s SOX certifications. The SOX Audit Project Manager will mainly be responsible for performing SOX compliance activities (walk-throughs, testing, identifying risks, deficiencies and remediation) in conjunction with business owners. In addition, (s)he will act in a project lead role in the day-to-day performance as well as oversight of SOX activities within assigned business areas. Serve as a team leader and in-filed project supervisor to plan, organize and facilitate multiple, concurrent audit projects of moderate complexity. Review, in depth, the process documentation obtained during walkthroughs & risk monitoring prior to the commencement of each assigned component. Develop project plan based on agreed timeline with the business area. Draft exceptions/deficiencies and Deficiency reports that effectively communicates the finding and related conclusions in a concise manner appropriate for senior leadership. Participate in department wide activities such as training and staff development as well as management presentations to other Aetna areas. The SOX Audit Project Manager may be required to travel up to 10% of the year to audit locations within the U.S., although travel has not been that significant in recent years. Fundamental Components included but are not limited to: Key Responsibilities of the SOX Audit Project Manager: • Participate in the execution of SOX and MAR compliance activities • Identify, document, review and validate test evidence • Identify key internal control risks in business process including control design defects • Evaluate quarterly roll-forward assessments • Document of internal control over financial reporting • Evaluate and analyze business processes and how they affect the financial statements • Work with management to create Management Action Plans (MAPs) to resolve deficiencies or issues • Demonstrate a commitment to Aetna code of conduct and respect for diversity Qualifications Requirements and Preferences: Required Qualifications and Education of the Audit Senior Consultant: The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-starter, energetic and with a strong capacity to multi-task across multiple priorities. In addition, the candidate must have: • A minimum 5 years of experience in audit, accounting or related business experience • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley Compliance / COSO Framework • A bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field • Microsoft Office proficiency • The ability to work independently • Strong analytical skills Preferred Qualifications: • Experience within the Health Insurance • Experience with financial statements and financial internal controls • Advanced degrees/Professional certifications desired (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA) Required Skills: Finance - Profit and Quality Vigilance, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Leadership - Driving a Culture of Compliance Desired Skills: General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Creating Accountability Benefit Eligibility Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Job Function: Financial Services Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.