UK SOX Manager - #1128428

FIS Global

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
FIS Global

Job Description UK SOX Manager Location Manchester M :

Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor's Degree

Travel Percentage :


Are you ready to unleash your full potential? We're looking for people who are passionate about payments to chart Worldpay's path to being the largest and most-loved payments company in the world.

About the team

The Internal Controls Team is part of the Corporate Chief Accounting Officer organization and oversees key financial internal control standards enterprise wide including the company's annual Sarbanes Oxley ("SOX") Program. The team's objective is to establish a sustainable program of financial internal controls using a risk-based approach intended to ensure that financial reporting is accurate, timely and complete while ensuring compliance with established policies and practices and promoting operational effectiveness and efficiency.

What you will be doing

This is a specialist role within the Internal Controls Team, you will act as a conduit between Internal Controls Team and IT owners/Internal Audit/external auditor. As an SME for internal controls you will assists in execution of periodic risk assessments for the purpose of defining SOX Program and other internal control initiatives.

  • Assists in various internal controls/SOX Program related initiatives to be aligned with the needs of key stakeholders (i.e., IT system owners/Internal Audit/external auditor).

  • Assists in the successful tactical execution of the SOX Program/internal controls initiatives ensuring adherence to all required quality standards.

  • Proactively ensures complete understanding of all aspects of SOX Program and internal controls related initiatives, regardless of subject matter.

  • Communicates openly about areas of concern or uncertainty to ensure high-quality, value added, accurate results.

  • Ensures enhanced level of understanding and service to the Director of Internal Controls over assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Facilitates proactive, tactical collaboration with risk, control, and compliance functions to ensure alignment of activities and prior efforts to understand and evaluate risk and risk appetite.

  • Keeps abreast of best practices and is proactive in identifying and communicating how they may be applied in practice.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or technology or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

  • 5 or more years of similar experience in SOX controls.

  • Ability to see projects through to completion on a timely basis without compromising Internal Controls Team standards or quality - is results oriented.

  • Requires a strong business acumen with ability to translate risk concepts and identify risk for further analysis.

  • Excellent skills in communicating ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and professional manner

  • Demonstrates high degree of responsibility in balancing multiple commitments, handling competing priorities yet effectively meeting deadlines and commitments to stakeholders.

  • Ability to recognize when action is needed to reinforce alignment or make strategic enhancements and is proactive in driving to a result.

  • Strong management skills in addition to effective team building, coaching, and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to facilitate sensitive investigations with attention to detail and a sense of urgency.

Added bonus if you have:

  • Professional certification as CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or CPA (Certified Public Accountant) preferred, but not required. Public accounting firm experience is preferred, but not required.

What we offer you

  • A competitive salary and benefits

  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities

  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in the payment industry

  • Time to support charities and give back in your community


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Sourcing Model

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