Head of Internal Audit & SOX

Global Accounting Network
London, South East England
120,000 - 130,000
18 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
An innovative and exciting sports company are looking to hire a Head of Internal Audit and SOX into their finance team based in their London headquarters. Our client operates on a global scale and is one of the leading companies within their industry, with the business doing well and experiencing rapid growth they require a candidate who is capable and experienced with transitions alike. The finance team will be involved with aspects of the wider business and in all the ongoing projects, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful, well-funded and ambitious team.

This role will be playing an essential role in the development and implementation of financial controls and processes, particularly SOX. The successful candidate will help design and implement the future position of an audit and SOX compliance function.

Main responsibilities:
  • Plan, implement and coordinate all phases of SOX compliance.
  • Create and update processes, including risk and controls matrix and evaluate controls as new systems develop.
  • Responsible for SOX testing and ensure testing results are appropriately documented and communicated.
  • Observe and communicate actionable recommendations with a well-documented process for communication.
  • Coordinating with external auditors on the annual SOX testing plan and provide support to them to ensure timely and smooth completion of SOX projects.
  • Ad hoc tasks.

  • Set up SOX environment previously
  • Strong internal audit
  • US exposure in previous roles
  • Experience building a team and actively mentoring
  • Efficient, high standard and timely delivery

Click apply now to submit your CV for this role, you will be contacted for an initial meeting should you be a suitable match for our client's needs.