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Interim Director of SOX Compliance

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Robert Walters ~ Interim Director of SOX Compliance ~ 3-6 months contract ~ West Midlands Our client is looking for an Interim Director of Audit, SOX and Accounting Policy to oversee all aspects of internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements, and developing and maintaining accounting policies in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS standards. Location: West Midlands (3 days a week) Contract length: 3-6 months Contract hours: Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week Salary: £800 - £1000 per day

Key Responsibilities of the Interim Director of Audit and SOX

  • Review audit findings and recommendations and collaborate with management to develop action plans for addressing any identified deficiencies
  • Manage the annual internal audit program, including risk assessment, audit planning, and audit fieldwork
  • Ensure that key internal controls are designed and operating effectively to mitigate financial reporting risk
  • Lead the SOX compliance program, including scoping, risk assessment, control documentation, testing, and remediation
  • Manage the US PCAOB Audit (including Sox), UK Statutory Audits and coordination of overseas audits with overseas accountants
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures in compliance with US and UK GAAP standards

Key Essentials of the Interim Director of Audit and SOX

  • Chartered Accountant (e.g., ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Extensive experience in internal audit, external audit, SOX compliance, or accounting policy roles, preferably in a publicly traded company environment
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and SOX requirements
  • Experience in building SOX programs and processes

At the Robert Walters Group, we endeavour to contact all candidates to register their details. However, due to the high number of applications we receive, if we have not reached out to you within 72 hours, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: CONTRACTOR

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Internal Auditor

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £800 - £1,000 per day

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: Birmingham

Job Reference: 8ZHFSL-1CD5A25B

Date posted: 25 June 2024

Consultant: Tom Hedges

Phone number:

thomas.hedges@robertwalters.com

Tom Hedges

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