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Organization Overview Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world. If you're looking for a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment, then Fortinet is the place for you. We are an equal opportunity employer offering exciting work, competitive compensation and benefits. Fortinet is looking for the best and the brightest to join our highly motivated team.
City Sunnyvale
State/Province California [CA]
Country United States [US]
Title Sr. SEC Reporting & Compliance Analyst (AMGA309)
Req # AMGA309
Job Status Full Time Regular
Functional Area Finance
Position Overview

Job Duties:

- Understand the processes and related controls in global business process areas.
- Perform scoping and risk assessment for SOX.
- Provide SOX-related training to business process owners.
- Review documented processes and assess for adequacy of controls to mitigate financial statement risks.
- Work with business partners to ensure process documentation is updated in a timely manner.
- Execute plans for testing controls ensuring timely completeness.
-Collaborate with business partners in the planning of control testing and the control assessment process, including the timing and resources required.
- Perform walkthroughs of Finance processes.
- Prepare and document Test of Controls, including substantive supporting workpapers.
- Assist in identifying opportunities for process improvement and risk mitigation.
- Perform SOX PMO responsibilities.
- Provide and support inquiries related to auditing from internal and external sources.
- Provide continuous communication and support to control owners/business partners. Ensure timely communication of exceptions/deficiencies identified from control testing to appropriate levels of management.
- Partner with control owners to identify and develop remediation plans for control deficiencies and improvements to the control processes. - Ensure follow-up on implementation and execution of remediation plans.
- Aid in providing guidance on SOX documentation, financial reporting risk, control objectives, key control design, operating effectiveness, and financial statement assertions.
- Participates in the preparation of all external financial reporting – including Form 10K/10Q, earnings releases, and other required SEC filings.
- Coordinates the information gathering process across the organization and also interacts with the Company’s external auditors.
- Provides technical consulting support to management on the treatment of accounting issues, implementation of new accounting standards, compliance with U.S. GAAP, and SEC regulations.
- Monitors compliance with U.S. GAAP, SEC and PCAOB regulations in the context of financial reporting.
- Prepares quarterly equity rollforward, statement of cash flows, and earnings per share
- Monitors and coordinates with business partners to ensure that appropriate evidential support is maintained to support all disclosures in the Company's SEC filings.
- Serves as a liaison with Company’s external auditors.
- Monitors and updates formal processes for internal controls surrounding the external reporting process to ensure compliance with SOX requirements.
Job Requirements:
- 3-5 years of work experience including minimum of 2 years of big four public accounting experience with SOX Compliance role/background and SEC reporting exposure.
- Experience with high-tech companies preferred.
- Working knowledge of SOX, US GAAP and related financial reporting requirements required.
- Internal control and audit skills.
- Proven project management skills – ability to coordinate the complete project from inception to completion, incorporating feedback from multiple sources. In addition, ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to develop relationships, partnerships and to help influence people.
- Knowledge of basic operational and finance processes.
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
- Strong interpersonal skills/ability to work with others.
- Strong computer skills – MS Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
Educational Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience. CPA/CIA a plus.
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