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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Senior SOX Analyst in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Position Description

As a Senior SOX Analyst, you will be part of a team of SOX experts who support the development and maintenance of Greenbrier's system of internal control over financial reporting. In this collaborative role, you will help promote a culture of internal control awareness across the Greenbrier organization, with an emphasis on ownership, accountability, and continuous improvement. Your role will involve understanding and documenting the flow of information in our financial processes, performing risk assessments, designing efficient and effective internal controls, testing internal controls, supporting management's testing of internal controls, and evaluating and remediating internal control deficiencies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the development and maintenance of process flowcharts

  • Consults management on the identification and assessment of financial reporting risks

  • Consults management on the design and implementation of efficient and effective internal controls

  • Designs and documents internal control testing plans

  • Performs internal control testing and concludes on effectiveness

  • Identifies and communicates internal control deficiencies

  • Assists management with root cause identification, impact assessment, and remediation of internal control deficiencies

  • Listens, communicates, influences, and builds consensus with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Provides control self-assessment testers with coaching to enable more effective monitoring of internal controls

  • Perform other projects or duties as assigned by the SOX Compliance Manager


  • Effective verbal communication skills, individually and in groups

  • Demonstrated skills and ability to interact with employees at all levels with tact, confidentiality and diplomacy

  • Effective, clear and concise written communication, including workpaper documentation

  • Critical thinking skills in ambiguous situations

  • Skill, ability, and flexibility to perform multiple tasks and functions including effective time management to meet deadlines and balance priorities

  • Maintains the highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior; exercises sound professional judgment and demonstrates professional knowledge and proficiency in a variety of settings

  • Utilizes the appropriate professional standards such as AICPA Professional Standards, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IIA), COSO Internal Control -- Integrated Framework, SEC Interpretive Release 33-8810, and PCAOB Audit Standard No. 5


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a SOX, internal or external auditing, or accounting role

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Accounting

  • CPA, CIA, CFE and/or CISA is required

  • Position requires up to 15% domestic and international travel

  • Manufacturing industry experience is desired

  • Prior experience with control self-assessment is desired

  • Spanish, Polish, or Romanian language skills are a plus

Company Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC

Functional Group Accounting/Finance

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled