SOX Manager

Full-time

Friedman Williams

SOX Manager Parsippany New Jersey

The SOX Manager Finance , Internal Audit will assist the Internal Audit Department Head in leading Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program; manage all aspects of the day to day SOX Compliance program; work closely with the business departments within the organization, co-sourced consultants and with external auditors; supports special projects around internal control and process improvements; and supports other projects for the Internal Audit function, as assigned.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support to the Internal Audit Department Head in the performance of the Companys annual SOX compliance testing

Exhibit a strong understanding of business risks, controls, and testing methodologies as they relate to auditing of financial reporting and SOX controls

Identify opportunities to strengthen controls and improve operational efficiency and productivity

Participate in the annual risk assessment and scoping exercises

Prepare scoping and audit reporting documents

Lead internal control and business process walkthroughs, as needed

Update business process narratives and flowcharts, as required

Critically review staff and senior work papers and provide feedback

Review remediation procedures and exposure analyses for all control deficiencies

Assist in the coordination of the SOX compliance processes with the external audit team

Run status meetings with the external audit team, as needed

Monitor and summarize testing results to be included in status reports and presentations for Executive Management and the Audit Committee

Report testing results to department heads, as needed

Develop, train, and mentor department staff

Complete annual SOX testing within assigned deadlines

Maintain up to date knowledge of compliance guidelines, interpretations and standards

Perform technical research and analysis, as needed

Assist team members in various internal audit projects on an ad-hoc basis

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

CPA license required; CIA license preferred

Public accounting experience or industry equivalent preferred

Generally 5+ years of experience of experience in an organization of appropriate scale and complexity

Comprehensive understanding of internal auditing, GAAP, PCAOB standards, SEC regulations, SOX Compliance, COSO Framework

Experience with SAP and Workiva preferred

Strong written and oral communication skills

Proven team management skills and ability to drive group consensus

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management

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