director of sox in houston

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contact
daniel wan, tatum executive services
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 170,000 - US$ 180,000 per year
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job details

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location
houston, texas
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
permanent
working hours
9 to 5
salary
US$ 170,000 - US$ 180,000 per year
experience
10 Years
reference number
497335
contact
daniel wan, tatum executive services
phone
305-804-3858

job description

job summary:

Tatum has an immediate need for a Director of SOX Compliance to lead client engagements in the greater Houston, TX area. The Director of SOX Compliance will develop, execute and lead the clients SOX compliance engagements. The Director of SOX Compliance will partner with the Firm's senior leadership team and be responsible for spearheading the SOX Compliance projects for financial and IT controls and lead the successful execution of documentation and testing. The Director of SOX must be passionate about SOX Compliance and have proven experience implementing and leading a SOX programs. The Director of SOX must has experience parting with technical resources on the testing of IT General Controls, and can thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

     
    location: Houston, Texas
    job type: Permanent
    salary: $170,000 - 180,000 per year
    work hours: 9 to 5
    education: Bachelor's degree
    experience: 10 Years
     
    responsibilities:
    • Oversee clients' internal controls over financial reporting for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and design the end-to-end SOX compliance programs
    • Implement and coordinate Sarbanes Oxley compliance programs for clients, conducted Pre-IPO internal control assessments and assist with companies in evaluating and improving business processes, identifying risks, and key controls for SOX compliance
    • Advise clients on technical accounting matters, including journal entries and financial statement disclosures as well as communicating accounting conclusions to external auditors and assess key processes and identify performance improvement opportunities to increase operational efficiencies, reduce errors, improve profitability and mitigate against fraud risk
    • Manage the documentation assessment, testing and monitoring of internal controls over financial reporting, including tracking control gaps and action plans to remediate weaknesses
    • Coordinate the efforts between external auditors and internal business process/IT owners, including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs/testing, audit requests and deficiency evaluation
    • Develop and provide routine training to the control owners to ensure a thorough understanding of the SOX program, control design, and the impact of the clients' financial reporting controls
    • Prepare and routinely deliver executive management and audit committee materials, highlighting overall SOX progress and results
    • Identify opportunities for significant enhancements in operational efficiency, overall effectiveness and identifiable benefits to the firms' clients
    • Work with clients' to develop a long term plan for SOX compliance and audits after 2021
       
      qualifications:
      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting Big 4 public accounting experience with a CPA, CIA and/or CISA certifications
      • 12+ Years of Experience (with 4-6 years of Progressive Management Experience) Advanced Microsoft Office skills
      • Mastery of communication skills and styles, both written and verbal. Demonstrated ability to effectively present information to internal and external associates
      • Experience in project management practices, including tooling and managing projects through a fast-paced and deadline-oriented SOX life cycle
      • Knowledge of COSO framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiencies
      • Experience preparing for initial SOX 404 (b) audit requirements
      • Strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to influence and advanced ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret data
      • Experience within the following industries (Marine, Transportation and/or Oil & Gas)
       
      skills: SOX, Audit - Internal, Audit - External

      Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

      skills

      SOX, Audit - Internal, Audit - External

      qualification

      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting Big 4 public accounting experience with a CPA, CIA and/or CISA certifications
      • 12+ Years of Experience (with 4-6 years of Progressive Management Experience) Advanced Microsoft Office skills
      • Mastery of communication skills and styles, both written and verbal. Demonstrated ability to effectively present information to internal and external associates
      • Experience in project management practices, including tooling and managing projects through a fast-paced and deadline-oriented SOX life cycle
      • Knowledge of COSO framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiencies
      • Experience preparing for initial SOX 404 (b) audit requirements
      • Strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to influence and advanced ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret data
      • Experience within the following industries (Marine, Transportation and/or Oil & Gas)

      responsibilities

      • Oversee clients' internal controls over financial reporting for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and design the end-to-end SOX compliance programs
      • Implement and coordinate Sarbanes Oxley compliance programs for clients, conducted Pre-IPO internal control assessments and assist with companies in evaluating and improving business processes, identifying risks, and key controls for SOX compliance
      • Advise clients on technical accounting matters, including journal entries and financial statement disclosures as well as communicating accounting conclusions to external auditors and assess key processes and identify performance improvement opportunities to increase operational efficiencies, reduce errors, improve profitability and mitigate against fraud risk
      • Manage the documentation assessment, testing and monitoring of internal controls over financial reporting, including tracking control gaps and action plans to remediate weaknesses
      • Coordinate the efforts between external auditors and internal business process/IT owners, including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs/testing, audit requests and deficiency evaluation
      • Develop and provide routine training to the control owners to ensure a thorough understanding of the SOX program, control design, and the impact of the clients’  financial reporting controls
      •  Prepare and routinely deliver executive management and audit committee materials, highlighting overall SOX progress and results
      • Identify opportunities for significant enhancements in operational efficiency, overall effectiveness and identifiable benefits to the firms’ clients
      • Work with clients’ to develop a long term plan for SOX compliance and audits after 2021

       

        educational requirements

        Bachelor's degree