Director of Internal Controls (SOX)

Category: Accounting Location: Milipitas Job ID: 17330 Date Posted: June 10th, 2019


The Senior Manager, Financial Controls is responsible for managing compliance of the global internal control environment in accordance with SOX. The role is expected to effectively and collaboratively interact with the process and control owners from various functions and levels, as well as with internal auditors and external auditors. Current knowledge of US GAAP, SOX, COSO and PCAOB requirements is critical for success. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company’s SOX compliance program worldwide
  • Identify risks, evaluate proper design of control activities, identify related key reports/spreadsheets, evaluate appropriateness/sufficiency of control performance documentation (including MRC)
  • Guide business owners in developing and maintaining process narratives, risk & control matrices and flowcharts
  • Align with the business units to understand new transactions, business process changes and organizational changes that have an internal controls impact
  • Identify opportunities and harmonize processes and controls across business subs and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of control activities to address the risks
  • Work closely with external and internal auditors
  • Perform issue assessment and work with process owners for remediation of identified control deficiencies
  • Define annual scope for business process and IT application testing
  • Develop and implement training on internal controls
  • Prepare management reporting for executives and the Audit Committee
  • Monitor PCAOB requirements and the assess the impact to the company

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 9+ years of related experience with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and internal audit or internal control function
  • CPA required
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SOX and COSO required
  • Strong leadership and project management skills, ability to interact with management, excellent verbal and written communication skills

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