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Director, Compliance (SOX)

Employer
Robert Half Singapore
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Company
This is an excellent opportunity to join a high-profile and reputable industry leader. Due to business expansion, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Director, Compliance with strong experience in SOX compliance.

The Role
Reporting to the Audit Committee and Executive Vice President, you will be responsible for the management and execution of the SOX programme for the group and working closely with the senior management as well as cross functional leaders. The key responsibilities include evaluating design of controls, including acting as a liaison with Business Process Owners (BPOs) on SOX documentation, driving process and control changes to gain controls effectiveness and to improve the control environment. Review the annual SOX scoping, planning materiality and risk assessment and proactively monitor changes that may impact the operating effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting (ICFR). Oversee coordination between internal and external auditors, and BPOs to ensure collaborative execution of the annual evaluation of ICFR. Monitor on a quarterly basis and review the results of control deficiencies identified for management remediation. Oversee the execution of annual walkthroughs of scoped-in business processes and Information Technology General Controls (ITGC) to ensure effective evaluation of the design of ICFR and update all relevant SOX documentation in risk control matrices and flowcharts. Work with BPOs to develop remediation plans for control deficiencies and monitor the remediation status of such plans. Coordinate and assist BPOs with the assessment of adequacy of ICFR of SOC-1 certifications to formally evaluate ICFR at third-party service organizations. Stay informed of changes in legislation, accounting standards and regulatory guidance which impact ICFR, including reviews of PCAOB reports of external auditors. Attend key management committee meetings to stay informed of business changes that may impact the Group's ICFR.

Your Profile
To qualify for this role, you must be a Chartered Accountant/Certified Internal Auditor with a Degree in Accountancy and minimum 15 years of relevant Internal Audit/Compliance experience within Big 4 and commercial firms. It is essential to have a strong background in SOX compliance, assessing the design of controls and executing SOX compliance programs for listed MNCs. Strong knowledge of PCAOB requirements, IFRS and COSO framework will be required. We are looking for a critical thinker with strong leadership and project management capabilities as well as an effective communicator with executive presence.

Apply Today
Please send your resume, in WORD format only and quote reference number GC12966998, by clicking the apply button. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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