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SOX Controls Compliance Manager

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DATE: Mar 25, 2019


Company: BOK Financial

Req ID: 49985 

Areas of Interest: Accounting; Audit; Internal Audit 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The ICFR Compliance Manager holds primary responsible for second line of defense oversight of the design and effectiveness of the Company’s system of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting This responsibility is executed in coordination with Risk Management and line of business control owners through development of policies and procedures, review of quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley Act certifications and self-reported deficiencies, audit findings and other relevant information.


  1. Evaluate the completeness and adequacy of SOX controls documented in the Risk and Control Library.
  2. Assess the risk of material misstatement of the Company’s financial reporting through periodic scoping evaluations that consider both quantitative and qualitative factors.
  3. Perform independent research and analysis of all risks related to ICFR.
  4. Provide guidance and training to Risk Management and line of business Control Owners on issues affecting the Company’s ICFR systems.
  5. Review quarterly SOX certifications and evaluate the impact of deficiencies on the overall ICFR certification. Provides an initial assessment of whether identified deficiencies, either individually or in the aggregate, are significant deficiencies or material weaknesses as defined by professional standards.
  6. Coordinate identification of SOX risks and controls with internal and external auditors.


  • Extensive understanding of the COSO Framework for evaluating internal controls and its interaction with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Creativity in assisting Control and Process owners with the design of ICFR controls that appropriately mitigate risk without unnecessary operational burden or inefficiencies.
  • Advanced analysis skills to identify internal accounting control attributes and advise on remediation
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, primarily focusing upon the ability to communicate complex ICFR and accounting concepts to Risk Management and LOB control owners
  • Advanced knowledge of bank systems and operations, and the control attributes of systems that are critical to ICFR

CPA certification required with 10 or more years combined experience in public accounting and in a financial institution of comparable size and complexity.  CPA certification generally requires a Master’s degree with a minimum of 30 hours concentration in accounting above principles of accounting or introductory level courses. Experience should include a background in both financial reporting and in assessing related ICFR.




BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Attention All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and Recruiters
BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

Please contact with any questions. 

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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