Robert Half SOX and Internal Controls Senior Manager in SAN RAMON, California
SOX and Internal Controls Senior Manager
Robert Half is seeking a SOX and Internal Controls Senior Manager . This role is an individual contributor role as a highly qualified member of the Finance & Accounting leadership team tasked with ownership of business processes and internal controls for the global enterprise. This role collaborates with RH process owners to perform risk assessment, develop, and implement controls, and provide expert level subject matter expertise to support control owners with remediating deficiencies, in compliance with the Company’s annual SOX Compliance program. Responsibilities include leveraging internal/external partnerships to drive the vision and implementation of process improvement initiatives worldwide in both Finance and Accounting as well as Legal and IT teams with SOX roles. This role will require expert understanding and significant experience with internal controls including financial information technology systems, knowledge of the COSO framework and SEC/PCAOB regulations and serves as the subject matter expert in these areas.
Specific responsibilities include:
Maintains expert understanding of changes in regulatory guidance, industry best practices, and areas of focus/hot topics related to internal controls. Drives overall vision and implementation of SOX risk assessment and scoping in accordance with IIA COSO, and COBIT professional audit standards, collaborating heavily with Protiviti Internal Audit team. Acts as single point of contact for enterprise expertise with respect to changes to the regulatory environment including both broad and targeted communications out to impacted global Finance, Legal and IT teams. Has primary oversight of related change management impacts and leads coordinated efforts amongst global Directors to identify and appropriately mitigate risks. Owns the big picture and connects the dots on risks identified in disparate processes to ensure CEO and CFO have appropriate sub-certifications to sign-off on 302 certifications quarterly.
Owns the global plan for walkthroughs of SOX processes and controls. Provides instruction and guidance to Internal and External audit as to the timing and scope thereof. Creates vision and plans the conduct of meetings with business process owners to discuss processes and controls. Uses independent judgement to identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement and implementation. Owns and directs others to update control documentation including process narratives, process flowcharts, and risk & controls matrices to be used to evaluate controls.
Serves as the subject matter expert in business process improvement, risk assessment, and control procedures. Provides best practices in the development of process narratives and flowcharts, and provide feedback to management on design of internal controls. Participate in decision making with process owners, provide meaningful insights, and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to management, including interpreting data and presenting to senior management up to and including the CEO. Determine what information is relevant to the decision support request and ensure that information is gathered timely and consistently.
Leads system integration and implementation projects by assessing business process controls related to those systems and related business processes and controls. Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the manager’s discretion.
At the direction of the Accounting leadership, leads coordinating Finance organization training programs related to internal controls, including but not limited to, engagement with external and internal auditors, the AICPA and other outside training organizations.
Using independent judgement and experience, assess the impact of business of process risk assessments may have on the control environment in accordance with the Company's risk tolerance. Provides periodic updates to global Finance leadership on the results thereof.
Bachelor of Science and/or Business degree in Accounting or Finance, or other finance related degree.
6+ years Big 4 public accounting experience or 10+ years without Big 4. Public accounting experience required. Expert knowledge of US GAAP, SOX control requirement, control review and audit techniques
MS Office, including Intermediate/Advanced skills in Excel
CPA and/or CIA (or international equivalent) Required
Excellent planning, organization, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
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2613 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94583-9128
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