sox pmo manager in austin

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contact
angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 135,000 - US$ 145,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
austin, texas
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
permanent
working hours
9 to 5
salary
US$ 135,000 - US$ 145,000 per year
experience
5 Years
reference number
501409
contact
angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services
phone
415-733-7530

job description

job summary:

Manager - SOX PMO

Currently working with a dynamic hyper growth public company that has HUGE UPSIDE and growth potential. The Director of the SOX group is building out a team and this role will have massive opportunity to develop and grow out the SOX functions and develop within the finance / internal audit function. Qualified candidates will have 5+ years of audit experience / SOX experience. ASC 606 knowledge for controls. Prefer candidates with Big 4 or top tier firm experiences. Please apply for further consideration.

 
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $135,000 - 145,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:

As the SOX PMO, Manager you will support the Director SOX PMO in executing all aspects of SOX program. This includes supporting and contributing to scoping & process risk assessment, controls rationalization & optimization, execution of test of design and test of operating effectiveness, and coordination of remediation & retesting. Additionally, you will liaise with and work closely with the Internal Audit team and external auditors to manage testing activities for SOX.

What you will do

  • Contribute to the overarching SOX plan by assisting with the SOX risk assessment, scoping and controls rationalization & optimization process (including updating controls language and flowcharts as necessary) under the supervision of the Director SOX PMO
  • Serve as a business partner to key stakeholders to advise on process, internal control, system implementation, risk, and compliance activities
  • Work with the control owners on planning and execution of the test of design and test of operating effectiveness
  • Work with the SOX PMO and external auditors to manage their testing cycles and expectations
  • Audit request coordination and monitoring with external auditors and Internal Audit
  • Make improvement recommendations of the control environment and assist with pre-implementation control identification and issue validation
  • Assist the IT SOX PMO with IPEs (information provided by the client) testing, review of SOC (service organization controls) SaaS applications and ITAC controls.
  • Provide effective and timely reporting to SOX PMO on SOX testing status, roadblocks, and create/drive plans to remove roadblocks and assist control owners on necessary remediation planning
  • Ability to lead by example and manage staff as appropriate
  • Contribute to the deficiency evaluation process
  • Train control owners on SOX requirements
  • Document all test work in the SOXHUB/Ops Audit tool by AuditBoard
  • Prepare workpapers under minimal intervention and supervision
  • Drive personal professional development, including benchmarking, training & certification
  • Ad hoc projects
  • Will report to the Director SOX PMO
 
qualifications:

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge, and experience

  • 5-7 years of experience in Compliance, External or Internal Audit
  • Considerable knowledge and a proven track record in applying internal controls and accounting principles and practices, specifically as it relates to SOX risk assessment, process documentation and flowcharting, control design assessment, test plan design, testing of operational effectiveness and documenting of deficiencies
  • Strong understanding of the internal controls framework (understand CoBIT and COSO)
  • Good knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, specifically audit methodologies, risk assessment, sampling techniques, audit documentation and report writing
  • Demonstrated experience in effective management reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in effective problem solving
  • Effective communicator, ability to build relations & manage expectations
  • Working knowledge of SOX best practices and emerging trends
  • SaaS experience and ASC 606 experience preferred
  • CIA/CPA preferred (not mandatory)
 
skills: SOX

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skills

SOX

qualification

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge, and experience

  • 5-7 years of experience in Compliance, External or Internal Audit 
  • Considerable knowledge and a proven track record in applying internal controls and accounting principles and practices, specifically as it relates to SOX risk assessment, process documentation and flowcharting, control design assessment, test plan design, testing of operational effectiveness and documenting of deficiencies
  • Strong understanding of the internal controls framework (understand CoBIT and COSO)
  • Good knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, specifically audit methodologies, risk assessment, sampling techniques, audit documentation and report writing
  • Demonstrated experience in effective management reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in effective problem solving
  • Effective communicator, ability to build relations & manage expectations
  • Working knowledge of SOX best practices and emerging trends
  • SaaS experience and ASC 606 experience preferred
  • CIA/CPA preferred (not mandatory)

 

responsibilities

As the SOX PMO, Manager you will support the Director SOX PMO in executing all aspects of SOX program. This includes supporting and contributing to scoping & process risk assessment, controls rationalization & optimization, execution of test of design and test of operating effectiveness, and coordination of remediation & retesting. Additionally, you will liaise with and work closely with the Internal Audit team and external auditors to manage testing activities for SOX. 

What you will do

  • Contribute to the overarching SOX plan by assisting with the SOX risk assessment, scoping and controls rationalization & optimization process (including updating controls language and flowcharts as necessary) under the supervision of the Director SOX PMO
  • Serve as a business partner to key stakeholders to advise on process, internal control, system implementation, risk, and compliance activities
  • Work with the control owners on planning and execution of the test of design and test of operating effectiveness
  • Work with the SOX PMO and external auditors to manage their testing cycles and expectations
  • Audit request coordination and monitoring with external auditors and Internal Audit
  • Make improvement recommendations of the control environment and assist with pre-implementation control identification and issue validation 
  • Assist the IT SOX PMO with IPEs (information provided by the client) testing, review of SOC (service organization controls) SaaS applications and ITAC controls.
  • Provide effective and timely reporting to SOX PMO on SOX testing status, roadblocks, and create/drive plans to remove roadblocks and assist control owners on necessary remediation planning
  • Ability to lead by example and manage staff as appropriate
  • Contribute to the deficiency evaluation process
  • Train control owners on SOX requirements
  • Document all test work in the SOXHUB/Ops Audit tool by AuditBoard
  • Prepare workpapers under minimal intervention and supervision
  • Drive personal professional development, including benchmarking, training & certification
  • Ad hoc projects
  • Will report to the Director SOX PMO

 

educational requirements

Bachelor's degree