Financial and Regulatory Reporting Governance Manager (SOX/FR Y-14/ESG)

Bank of America

Bank of America

Accounting & Finance, Legal
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description

The primary responsibility is to own and supervise execution of enterprise-wide Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Program, the FR Y-14 CFO Attestation Program, Broker-Dealer and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Internal Control Programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and execute robust internal control frameworks that support external reporting across all in-scope mandates (SOX, FRY-14, B/D, & ESG). This includes activities that include, as appropriate, setting materiality, determining scope, identifying relevant processes, risk and controls, assessing deficiencies, executing sub-certifications and associated governance activities, as well as ensuring high quality of documentation maintained in the system of record

  • Provide strategic planning and thought leadership across SOX Program, FR Y-14 CFO Attestation Program, Broker-Dealer, ESG Internal Control Programs and Operational Risk and Controls Oversight (ORCO) projects as a whole

  • Drive Operational Excellence and/or respond to changing business environment and revise methodologies and processes as appropriate

  • Support the implementation and evolution of the enterprise internal control framework for ESG external reporting. Contributor to ESG Disclosure Committee

  • Collaborate with Risk, Corporate Audit, external auditors for the SOX program

  • Develop capability to lead a global team; collaborating and communicating with key senior stakeholders, escalating items of note and preparing communications to senior executives, including the CAO, CFO, Chief Auditor

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience

  • Understanding of US GAAP, COSO principles, SOX 404 and 302 as well as FDICIA requirements

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance - or related work experience

  • Control testing experience in Big 4 public accounting firm is preferred

  • CPA professional certification is preferred

  • Experience in managing multiple and often competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent relationship management skills and ability to influence outside of direct team, collaborate with different stakeholders, and drive and implement changes

  • Proven experience in preparing communications and presentation materials intended for, and leading discussions with, senior audiences, external auditors and/or regulators, extremely strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong strategic, business centric, and problem-solving mindset, with ability to utilize sound business judgment and tailor approaches to drive optimal business outcomes

  • Experience with leading enterprise oversight programs/functions

  • Strong intellectual curiosity, analytical mindset and observation ability for thematic analysis and keen attention to detail

  • Operational excellence approach through determining oversight enhancements needed and collaborating on efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working

  • Displays persistence and tenacity in reviewing and challenging methodology and processes


1st shift (United States of America)

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