SOX Senior Manager

California (LA or SFO)
a.k.a. Brands – Administration /
Full Time /
We are a lean, nimble, and highly adaptive team that works seamlessly and transparently with our Brands in order for them to take the spotlight. We focus our efforts and talents to drive best practices, capture new opportunities, and accelerate performance across our portfolio of brands. Joining the a.k.a. Brands team means rolling up your sleeves, digging into challenges, creating and implementing new strategies, and not being limited to the confines of a job title or job description. We all play on the same team and value the insights and contributions that every member of our team makes daily.

Working as part of our Global Controllership team, our SOX Senior Manager will help to execute and mature the overall SOX program for aka Brands.  They will work with leadership across the company both at the corporate level as well as individual brand levels to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.   

* This role is hybrid. The incumbent for this role must reside in California, Oregon or Utah*

Essential Job Functions:

    • Manage our global SOX Program with the assistance of our 3rd party consultants, including the completion of SOX risk assessments and scoping; conducting walkthroughs and designing and executing control testing.
    • Partner with the business and IT to ensure SOX documentation, including flowcharts, narratives, and controls are up to date and accurate. Assist with creating SOX documentation for new and developing processes.
    • Actively managing our SOX Compliance Management tool (Floqast) to ensure sign-offs; process documentation; risks; control descriptions; testing; deficiencies/control issues; etc. are updated timely and reflect the current status of the SOX Program
    • Collaborating with business and IT to ensure key controls are being performed satisfactorily and provide training as necessary
    • Managing control deficiencies and working with the business/IT to implement remediation plans
    • Communicate audit results and recommendations for improvement to Management
    • Consult and provide insight related to risk mitigation, process improvements and best practices.

Education & Experience:

    • Degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • 8+ years of related audit & accounting experience.
    • Professional certification such as CPA or CISA is preferred.  Public accounting firm experience is preferred.
    • Experience working with external auditors.
    • Experience testing and reviewing SOX testing workpapers for both IT and Business Process controls.
    • Strong background in public company SOX compliance requirements, accounting, and finance processes, including a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency.
    • Familiarity with financial systems as they relate to reviewing and improving internal controls.
$145,000 - $185,000 a year
Salary range for this role is $145,000 - $185,000/yr. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. All candidates are encouraged to apply.
Benefits of Working at a.k.a. Brands:
Working with a best-in-class company, requires a best-in-class benefits and compensation offering. When taking on a role at a.k.a. Brands you will receive:

> Competitive market-based compensation and financial incentives.
> A full range of company-sponsored health and welfare benefits
> A sector leading 401(k) retirement program that matches 100% of your contributions up 5% of your pay
> Company Employee Stock Purchase Plan with a 15% discount
> Generous discounts across our direct-to-consumer brands.
> A time-off package that includes 35-days off per year
> Learning, development, and stretch opportunities to help grow your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
a.k.a. Brands is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace. To facilitate this, we actively promote a culture of inclusivity internally and encourage both those with non-traditional backgrounds and candidates that identity as part of a traditionally marginalized community to apply for opportunities with us and our portfolio of brands. Additionally, we routinely review our hiring practices and recruiting sources to eliminate both potential and actual bias in the hiring process.
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