SOX Coordinator

Job Description

Duties include:
Manage and complete the annual SOX risk based scoping process
Drive the quarterly control evaluation and sign off process, overseeing the accuracy of completion across the business areas
Work with Control and Process owners to identify, design, document and subsequently review control improvement measures
Resolve control related queries
Further embed the required control ethos across the business
Identify potential impact on control environment during business change and system enhancements/projects, change in accounting regulations, internal policies etc
Ensure the maintenance of process and control documentation/flowcharts and where necessary perform walkthroughs to validate
Drive the quarterly control evaluation and sign off process, overseeing the accuracy of completion across the business areas
Work with dedicated IT SOX Manager, to ensure IT General Controls are complete and operationally effective
Highlights issues and remedial actions required to Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer
Work with internal and external auditors to assist with the coordination of the annual SOX testing plan
Ensure the production of periodic reporting and status updates as required, within the business and to Group
Implement control framework initiatives as required by Group and/or regulatory requirements

Skills and experience required:
Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) or equivalent
Experience working in a medium to large company environment
Proven financial or auditing experience with exposure to Sarbanes – Oxley requirements
Strong influencing and negotiation skills
Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills to communicate clearly and effectively across various levels, including senior management
Ability to prioritise, coordinate and deliver within stringent reporting deadlines