EMEA SOX Compliance and Internal Controls Coordinator

Randstad Sourceright
Leamington Spa
04 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Randstad Sourceright have partnered with a highly established and innovative global organisation within the automotive sector. The industry leaders are ensuring they are ahead of the curve, delivering connected solutions through ground-breaking technology.

We are seeking driven, passionate professionals to join the organisation in this exciting evolution and to be part of their continued growth and inspirational development. This has resulted in the need for a part-qualified accountant to take on the role of a SOX Compliance and Internal Controls Coordinator based at their site in Stonehouse, Gloucester for the crucial stages of this exciting transition. The role will also include travel around the UK and on occasion Europe.

The role will be responsible for reviewing and strengthening the internal control processes within the EMEA region to maximize their corporate performance, mitigate risks and ensure compliance to SOX requirements, corporate policies and procedures:

  • Execute business SOX framework

Co-ordinate SOX documentation
Perform SOX validation testing
Perform Balance Sheet and Site/Process Reviews to share and implement best practices
Support coordination of quarterly SOX certification process
Support design and implementation of improvement action plans
Follow-up on internal control issues to ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures
Communicate issues and improvement plans to their internal customers

Role Requirements

  • At least 3 years of Internal Controls departments’ experience or external audit (Big 4) background

Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting guidelines
Understanding of and experience in implementing SOX requirements
Willingness to travel 50 - 75%
Fluent English and one other European language would be an advantage but not compulsory
Very good analytical and communication skills
Knowledge of SAP would be an asset
A hands-on style and “whatever it takes” attitude

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Business Administration or similar

Working towards completing a professional qualification (ACCA, CIA) would be considered an asset

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