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Senior Manager, Compliance

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Toronto
Direct Hire
$140,000

About the Company

Our client is a publicly listed company. They are looking for a Senior Manager, Compliance who will be responsible for the ongoing design, implementation and assessment of the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting program that includes quarterly, annual and ongoing SOX certification as well as special projects

Why Work Here

  • Working with a high caliber team
  • Opportunity to build/design/create and have an impactful role as the organization is growing quickly and there is the opportunity to improve processes 
  • Very entrepreneurial culture, collaborative team environment and fantastic mentorship opportunities

About the Opportunity

  • Own the design, implementation, assessment, and continuous enhancement of the internal control framework
  • Manage the company's SOX compliance program and act as a central point of contact and subject matter expert to ensure appropriate internal controls over financial reporting are designed and implemented.  Assist in SOX scoping and planning including assessing financial statement risk and mapping significant locations to key process, systems, and accounts to determine the annual SOX plan.
  • Design and implement a review, testing, and remediation process to ensure visibility on the effectiveness of the control environment on an ongoing basis.  Identify, evaluate, and monitor the remediation of control deficiencies
  • Identify and map mitigating internal controls for all key controls to avoid severe control deficiencies.
  • Lead the annual walkthrough process with controls owners and external auditors to ensure documentation reflects current business processes and systems.
  • Drive SOX scoping and risk assessment by collaborating with cross-functional teams to stay up to date on significant changes that may have an impact on the design and/or operating effectiveness of controls
  • Oversee the coordination efforts between external auditors and internal process owners as part of certification and testing of controls
  • Maintain on-going communication with external auditors including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs/testing, audit requests, and deficiency evaluation
  • Lead periodic SOX controls rationalization aligned to evolving business processes
  • Actively seek standardization and automation for managing internal controls and deploy innovative technology solutions to continuously improve the design and operation effectiveness of controls, documentation, and assessment of internal controls.
  • Deliver timely and concise communication, including developing and producing management reporting, illustrating SOX status, trends, and remediation of deficiencies
  • Prepare executive management and Audit Committee materials highlighting overall SOX progress and results
  • Work collaboratively with business and process owners to educate on a best-in-class internal control environment and to provide support to ensure controls are designed and implemented effectively.

About You

  • CPA
  • 5+ years of related audit & accounting experience, preferably gained in both public accounting and industry. Internal audit experience an asset.
  • Previous experience supporting a company’s SOX program and crafting and implementing a system of internal controls, including experience in a large-scale management-led SOX organization

Salary Range

$120,000 - $140,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.

When referencing this job, quote #332690.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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