IT Controls / SOX Compliance Officer

40000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000/annum
31 Jan 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Howell Thorpe is working with this innovative technology and solution provider in recruiting a SOX compliance specialist to join their growing finance function. This global organisation offers excellent career prospects, training and development.

About The Role

The role will work closely with IT, in implementing and developing compliance frameworks and procedures. It will report directly to the Compliance Manager and offer the business a "go to" relating to processes and plans. The roles responsibilities will include:

Plan and implement SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) testing working with the IT function for the internal Finance Transformation project
Conduct SOX and regulatory reporting controls testing and document results
Identify and managing key risks through control frameworks
Provide Senior Management and stakeholders reports and information relation to risk
Promote SOX framework whilst continuing to look for process improvement and development
Partner with business units in offering compliance guidance on new projects/implementations
Offer compliance training and advise to the business including senior management and new starts
Maintain and develop other compliance policies including T&E and anti-bribery

About You

The right candidate will have a Financial Accounting background, experience within a compliance/audit role and be a strong communicator across various declines and levels with the ability to influence as well as be challenged. They would need to hold exceptional IT system knowledge, ideally COSO 2013/COBIT. This position is idea for a CISA qualified candidate or individual qualified by experience. Studiers with relevant experience would also be considered. Occasional travel may be required.

Things You Should Know

This organisation is able to offer an extensive benefits package including private medical cover, vast career and development opportunities.

Commutable from: Alton, Andover, Basingstoke, Bordon, Bracknell, Camberley, Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Hook, Maidenhead, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Windsor, Wokingham and Yateley.

Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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