SOX Program Manager
Location
Remote - North America

About the opportunity

We are looking for a SOX Program Manager to join our growing Finance organization. This role will be critical to the success of process implementations and ensuring changes and improvements are reviewed with a keen understanding of SOX implications. Working closely with Accounting, Financial Operations and IT teams, the SOX Program Manager requires strong communication skills, a curiosity about the full end-to-end accounting cycle and how and where systems interact, and the skills to drive projects to completion. Focusing on the control environment, including documentation and recommendations for improvements, this role is key to the success of the Finance organization and the company’s future growth.

What to expect?

  • Plan, implement, coordinate, and execute all phases of SOX compliance, to include assessing risks, leading walkthroughs and identifying/validating key controls.
  • Work directly with business process owners to organize and facilitate the implementation of SOX controls, including business process redesign, policies, procedures, documentation, evidence evaluation, and system enhancements. 
  • Assess new processes, or changes to existing processes, to identify financial risks before launch, providing recommendations for improvement and evaluating controls.
  • Work with process and control owners to develop detailed documentation of SOX controls and processes utilizing a combination of flowchart and narrative technologies.
  • Work with the Corporate Controller and VP of Finance on all finance processes to combine both efficiency and SOX effectiveness to enable the company to continue to scale rapidly.
  • Collaborate with IT to ensure IT General Controls support and are in alignment with financial policies and procedures
  • Design and present SOX training relevant to all levels of accounting and finance.
  • Coordinate creation of US GAAP financial statement reports in NetSuite, including testing reports, creating a process for regular report maintenance, and suggesting improvements on chart of accounts and related mapping.
  • Act as a bridge between the Accounting, Financial Reporting and Financial Operations team to ensure an emphasis on US GAAP and public company accounting in operational design, focus and emphasis.

What you need to be successful?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
  • Minimum 4 years experience with a combination of Big 4 public accounting and private industry experience in a large, global public company; tech company (SaaS) a plus
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and influencing skills with the ability to build effective partnerships across the organization
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) working with cross-functional teams

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital product
  • Health, vision, dental insurance, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, and a retirement savings plan
  • Commuter benefits to help you get to and from work
  • A flexible time-off policy and paid holidays
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave (after 6 months of employment)
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career, with extra days off
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s variable compensation plans.]

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang&Olufson, N26, Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 450 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world.

“Everyone is welcome here” — is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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