Appian provides a software development platform that combines intelligent automation and enterprise low-code development to rapidly deliver powerful business applications. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk and compliance.
This role will be at Appian HQ in Reston Town Center, but we will be moving to Tysons Corner, VA in summer 2019.
The Compliance Analyst - SOX implements and coordinates processes to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and is a key participant in Appian’s assessment of internal controls.
Gathers, analyzes, and reports data documenting adherence with internal controls and ICFR
Coordinates efforts across multiple departments to ensure SOX compliance requirements are met within required deadlines
Updates business process narratives, risk and controls matrices, and related controls documentation
Identifies internal control deficiencies, proposes corrective actions, and ensures the timely implementation of these corrective actions
Develops controls test plans and performs testing of controls
Interacts with external auditor as needed
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
2-4 years of experience in a public company subject to SOX 404B, or, 2-4 years experience in public accounting audit/SOX consulting; software industry experience preferred,
Total related finance experience of 5+ years
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks and meet required project deadlines