THE ROLE: – FINANCE & SOX SUPERINTENDENT

THE ROLE: – FINANCE & SOX SUPERINTENDENT

JOB PURPOSE:

 

Take the lead in execution of a roadmap for company to achieve compliance with all relevant internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) standards, including, but not limited to, COSO internal control framework and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations helping ensure  risks and controls are effectively managed.

 

Main accountabilities of the Finance & SOX Superintendent will include: –

  • Developing and implementing risk management processes, policies and procedures.
  • Planning, developing, and co-ordinating execution of all phases and SOX compliance (walkthroughs).
  • Co-ordinating updates to documentation, including process flowcharts, process narratives, risk and controls matrices, and evaluate controls as new systems are implemented and/or processes evolve.
  • Maintaining and updating key applications (Oracle) a Segregation of Duties Matrix to guide access control to business users.
  • Act as a gate keeper to all applications as the General Applications Approver (GAA) approving any access request or system upgrades as processes evolve.
  • Work with process / control owners on design, implementation, and maintenance of the entity-level controls.
  • Regularly interact and communicate with management to educate them on SOX compliance and to provide advice in respect of implementing and remediating relevant key controls.
  • Keep abreast with latest SEC regulations, PCAOB pronouncements, and other SOX and related updates.
  • Maintaining and updating Local Financial Approval limits as per Policy ensuring they also reflect in the Key system/ ERP (Oracle)
  • Handling the administration of the SOX reporting & participate in meetings with internal Audit, E&Y and the group.
  • Evaluating procedures & controls within Finance to ensure compliance with SOX and Company good accounting and financial practices
  • Assisting Finance with non-conflicting tasks as reviews in Cycle Financial Reporting reviews, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Payment Validation, Inventory Control and other special projects and various administration tasks as they may arise.

REQUIREMENTS: –

 

The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements: –

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Commerce/Accounting/Business Admin or similar from an

Accredited university and /or professional accounting qualification (CPA/ACCA).

  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience in Financial Accounting and/or Internal/External Auditing.
  2. Either of professional qualifications such as CRMA, CIA, CISA, or CFE.
  3. Advance level of knowledge of auditing principles, standards, IIA standards, PCAOB’s standards such as AS5 (ICFR), and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements
  4. Sound knowledge of Internal Controls frameworks such as COSO, COBIT.
  5. Working knowledge of US GAAP or/and IFRS is highly advantageous.
  6. Self-confidence and the ability to communicate with others. Must be skillful at fostering

collaborative relationships with Local, Regional, and Corporate Management.

  1. Ability to understand, document, and test complex business, Financial, and IT processes.
  2. Hands on experience with various information systems and ERP (Oracle, SAP etc.).
  3. Sound understanding company financial and operating policies.
  4. Performing annual assessments of the effectiveness of ICFR and obtaining attestation from external auditors as per section 404 of SOX Act.

 

 

 

 

 

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