SOX Compliance Manager/Director

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



Ref ID: 02250-0011387390

Classification: SOX Compliance Manager/Director

Compensation: $90000.00 to $120000.00 yearly

SOX Compliance Manager
Robert Half Finance and Accounting is seeking an execution-oriented and strong team player who can focus on end-to-end SOX Compliance. The candidate should be capable of working across functions in a global environment. The candidate must have a firm grasp of technical accounting and SOX methodologies (controls design, risk assessment, testing strategies, etc.) and must have knowledge of process flow mapping, design and documentation of controls, controls testing, evaluation of control deficiencies and remediation plans.
Additionally, the candidate must have the ability to effectively manage Internal Audit’s external partners (external auditors, outsourcing partners, control owners) who assist the Company with SOX testing, to be able to demonstrate proficient project management skills, superior communication (written and oral) and organizational skills. This is a full time opportunity located in Troy, MI area.

For immediate consideration, please reach out to Bill Watts at 248-205-5582 extension 48120 or email Bill.Watts@roberthalf.com

Responsibilities
-Manage and perform SOX testing and ensure testing results are appropriately documented and communicated, including detail review of outsourcing partner’s execution of SOX procedures
-Plan, implement, coordinate, and execute all phases of SOX compliance, (to include leading walkthroughs and identifying/validating key controls, developing test procedures, executing and documenting testing, and reporting results to Management internal and external audit)
-Update documentation including process flowcharts, process narratives, risk and controls matrix and evaluate controls as new systems are developed and/or process change
-Ensure clear, concise, actionable and practical observations and recommendations, with a well-documented process for communication and clearance
-Coordinate with internal and external auditors on the annual SOX testing plan and provide support to them to ensure timely and smooth completion of SOX projects
-Function as a global internal controls expert in a highly visible role operating in a dynamic business environment.
-Analyze the risks and the design of controls around key business processes and provide fundamental guidance on the control environment to the organization.
-Provide process excellence knowledge, including training, to control owners and control managers.
-Assist in control deficiency analysis and development of remediation plans (including root cause analysis). Ability to recognize themes and trends across the global organization.
-Maintain awareness of current and emerging issues related to internal controls and internal audit, including but not limited to, IT, e-business, regulatory and accounting changes, etc.
-Assist in leading meetings with management in communicating initiatives, internal control findings and recommendations and various other matters as deemed necessary.-
-Recognize and make recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions including improving operations, reducing cost and enhancing contributions of the internal controls team.
-Assist with special projects as assigned by management, including but not limited to, risk and internal control implications for acquisitions, new technology and new business initiatives., specifically as it relates to acquisitions, function as an internal controls expert as a part of the due diligence team.
-Develop and maintain strong and effective relationships and work collaboratively and cross-functionally with other internal functions, external audit and other professional service providers.
-Regularly attend audit committee meetings to report on the results of the SOX compliance

Job Requirements:
- BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
-A minimum 5+ years of experience in a senior internal audit role; Experience with similar internal audit roles in large organizations or with Big 4 audit firms highly preferred
-An appropriate certification in accounting and/or auditing is strongly preferred, including a CPA, CA and/or CIA
-Demonstrated experience, skills and knowledge with IIA Professional Practices and Standards
-Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices
-Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skills
-A maintained knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practice

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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