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SOX and Controls Manager - Software and Technology Company

Job Title: SOX and Controls Manager - Software and Technology Company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: 25/08/2019
Reference: 14034537/001_1564049185
Contact Name: Rebecca Scuffam
Contact Email: rebeccascuffam@michaelpage.com
Job Published: July 25, 2019 11:06

Job Description

Working for an extremely exciting and innovative technology company as a SOX and Controls Manager; you'll be looking at SOX compliance, IT controls, controls over the COSO framework and manage three individuals.

Client Details

Our client is a leader in the world of agile transformation, automation and digital evolution.

They are listed on the FTSE 250 and have been on a phenomenally exciting growth journey.

They work with a huge range of clients from start ups to SMEs to blue chip organisations.

Their whole business rhetoric is based around focusing on helping people to be successful. This covers their employees, the people who engage with them, and the people who use their systems and applications.

They believe that can be more.

Through diversity they have created a culture of their own. They have created a space that harnesses the full scope of their abilities through fearlessly connecting technical excellence to passion and purpose.

Our client is a global organisation with a local flavor, they put our people at the heart of innovation and enable them to be the best that they can be.

Description

Reporting to the Deputy Group Financial Controller, you will work with senior management with all aspects of the Group's SOX compliance programme and projects.

This includes; planning, scoping, controls testing, control deficiency resolution management and reporting.

You will partner with the process owners across all business areas, to achieve implementation, completion and maintenance of SOX requirements

You will continuously apply information to evolve the vision, strategy and processes for the Groups SOX program. Our client has just completed their first year of SOx attestation; so there will be many areas to improve upon over the next couple of years.

This role will also drive control improvements within existing IT and third party IT processes and report on risk and compliance levels relating to entity level controls and IT general controls.

You will manage 3 direct reports

You will work closely with the offshore Finance Shared Services team and assist group internal and external audit where required to understand the control environment and business processes.

You will also assist the Deputy Group Financial Controller with ad-hoc tasks and projects that may impact the Group's SOX control environment.

Our client is an acquisitive company so there will likely be new business areas to look at over time.

Profile

A relevant professional qualification such as ACA/ICAS/ ACCA/CIA

Proven post qualification and recent SOX compliance experience.

Internal audit experience in industry, or big 4/ mid-tier background with plenty of SOx implementation and testing work for clients

You will have demonstrable and deep knowledge of SOX requirements including IT general controls, process documentation tools, controls environments and of performing audits and walkthrough tests and understanding of COSO 2013.

Easily adaptable to a fast changing work environment.

A relationship builder with people from a variety of backgrounds and able to demonstrate excellent communications skills to a diverse team is key to be successful in this role.

Project management experience and familiarity with typical planning and reporting tools and techniques is a plus.

This role will also require travel to group's international locations.

Must be willing to travel - although limited to a handful of trips per year, mostly within Europe.

Interested in continuously developing the team and the approach due to the recent SOx attestation and the acquisitive nature of the business.

Job Offer

  • City of London Location
  • Fast Paced Technology and Software company
  • Likely to be new business areas to look at over time (career progression)
  • A business with a focus on helping people to be successful
  • Fantastic working culture
  • SOX, Internal Controls, IT Controls
  • £70-£75k + Benefits