SOX Compliance Manager This position will report to the CFO Works across functions, geographies, and business units, especially with the finance and audit functions to help create, execute, monitor, assess and improve control deficiencies and corporate compliance programs. Maintain global IT data (process controls, entity level controls and related automated controls, key reports and spreadsheets, General IT Controls). Collaborate with process owners to update data timely. Aid process owners in documenting and implementing new controls. Maintain a good understanding of the IT systems supporting the business and process level controls to leverage automated controls where applicable. Identify areas of potential improvements and support the implementation of improvements. Participate in annual walkthroughs to prepare for auditors' review of flowcharts. Mediate audit findings to mitigate deficiencies efficiently and ensure compliance. Maintain a dashboard of control deficiencies and remediation efforts, expected completion dates, etc. Work with process owners to ensure the timely remediation of control deficiencies. Complete \Summary of Internal Control Deficiencies\ for management and auditor use. Facilitate internal and external audit status meetings. Reduce control deficiencies, year over year. Through IT process and documentation improvements and fewer findings, work to reduce external audit fees and internal audit hours. Required Experience Requirements Bachelor Degree or equivalent. Advanced degree in Business, Finance or Accounting is preferred. 8 years' experience in a compliance, auditing, or finance role at a regulated company, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience leading and managing complex multi-stakeholder global projects and administering compliance systems. Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis, interpersonal, oral\/written skills. Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley, Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICOFR), ethics and compliance best practices. Adept at creation of statistical reports and self-assessment tools that establish trends and identify areas of potential non-compliance. Able to work independently, define challenges, collect statistical data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Proficient with Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, flowchart tools and technology in general.