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SOX Compliance & Controls Specialist II - Pittsburgh, PA

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    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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A Top 5 Global bank is looking for a senior SOX Compliance and Controls Specialist to join their team in the Pittsburgh area. If you are looking to provide compliance and controls testing for a multi-billion dollar company, apply today!
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Responsible for executing rigorous verification and testing of Basel-related processes and controls. Independently assess, through verification and testing, the internal control framework to ensure that all internal systems supporting compliance with the rule are properly designed, documented, and working as intended.

  • Assess compliance with the Federal Reserve Board's advanced approaches risk-based capital rule.
  • Identify control gaps related to the Basel framework components through verification and testing.
  • Engage with various risk and finance functions, Basel framework owners, senior management, and risk committees to understand Basel-related activities, and present verification and testing results.
  • Handle extensive, high-profile work individually.
  • Document testing results in work paper tool, and draft findings for reporting to management.


  • Broad and deep understanding of the U.S. Basel Final Rule and Federal Reserve BCC 13-3 guidance regarding Independent Verification.
  • Knowledge of, or experience with AIRB systems, as well as counterparty credit, wholesale credit, securitizations, and equity exposures.
  • Understanding of risk-weighted assets (RWA) calculations and regulatory reporting.
  • The ability to think critically and independently and to express verification results clearly and concisely in written reports and presentations.
  • The ability to understand and organize large amounts of information.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint.
  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a control, review, or compliance area in a large or complex financial institution. Risk, credit, or capital management experience preferred.

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