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SOX & Compliance Manager

Job Title: SOX & Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2021-02-23-92F8B4F66201
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

What will you be doing?

As the SOX & Compliance Manager you'll take lead role in executing SOX audits to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of control structure and operating processes, including presenting recommendations to senior stakeholders on continuous improvements in processes and controls.

You'll need strong accounting, audit and analysis skills are required to identify process improvement opportunities. We're going Digital, with that we're looking to evolve our core finance processes and you'll act as a SME within these finance transformation programmes and will work closely with the change teams. You'll lead the following changes:

  • The design of new processes

  • Transformation delivery plans

  • Lead on readiness assessments of new controls,

  • Promote, maintain and lead a culture of effective and efficient financial internal control throughout the company.

  • Responsible for scoping and delivering compliance programme for one of the regional entities working autonomously.

  • Act as subject matter expert on key finance process transformations, assess impacts resulting from changes, provide critical input into the design of new to-be processes, and ensure that change is delivered in controlled way.

  • Line management for a team of 3.

  • Prepare, update and enhance value of the Company's SOX and control documentation and testing with a goal of increasing effectiveness and efficiencies within the processes and controls.

  • Develop training materials and guidance to managers responsible for implementing and operating controls.

  • Ensure that all Balance sheet and P&L impacts via control weaknesses are investigated and resolved, to ensure that accounting clarity is improved month on month.

  • Manage day to day relationship with external, internal and regulatory auditors.

  • Support delivery of the Digital agenda through simplification and automation of controls and testing methods.

Candidate Description

  • ACCA/ACA/ or appropriate internal audit qualifications

  • Experience in working in Risk or Internal Audit functions in industry or through professional services.

  • Experience of developing, working in or managing risk, finance and IT functions

  • Experience in financial auditing and controls-based auditing or advisory engagements

  • Experience in working on audit or advisory engagements over the design and implementation of Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) controls frameworks

  • Be experienced in coaching and developing other members of staff

Employer Description

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?, Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent. Inclusion for all is a key pillar of our purpose with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage growth and progression for all employees

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.