SOX Manager

Location:

Austin, Texas
Requisition Number:
R0045459

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, and you can help influence the future of global commerce? Want to understand how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to build a results-oriented and expansive workplace, join eBay.

SOX PMO Overview: The SOX PMO is tasked with the Company's global compliance with the provisions of Section 404 of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX"), and ultimately, supporting management’s certification that our internal control environment is operating optimally. The team works closely with key partners across eBay and corporate functions globally, including our technology organizations. In addition to oversight of the global SOX program, the team also supports the business by driving and/or advising in key operational excellence initiatives and drives improving of internal controls. The SOX program is part of the company’s Internal Audit department.

Job Description: The SOX Manager will be responsible for supporting management’s certification of our internal control environment. General responsibilities include understanding the overall Business and IT environment. You will also coordinate management prioritization and testing, providing controls mentorship for process and system changes and evaluating deficiencies. The SOX Manager will work closely with process and control owners to ensure the global SOX program is compliant.

The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated individual or a self-starter with a strong work ethic and who can take ownership of projects and tasks. He or she should have strong project management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills and be able to see the big picture as well as dig deep into details as necessary. Additional key qualities include financial and IT process understanding, process-oriented thinking, ability to work with others, and ability to lead and effect process change and improvements. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills spanning across all levels of management. Lastly, candidates must thrive in a fast paced, work environment that is upbeat, and driven. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide mentorship to process and control owners on the identification, documentation and testing of key general computing, application and manual controls, reports and system access as well as internal control compliance, testing and self-assessments;

  • Assist with the annual prioritization exercise and related updates throughout the fiscal year;

  • Work with process and control owners to ensure timely review and updates to process documentation and controls for new and/or existing processes;

  • Coordinate and facilitate SOX testing (working with the partners including, but not limited to external audit, and business owners) and development/improvement of detailed testing plans;

  • Evaluate control deficiencies in accordance with the Company's frameworks and coordinate with process and control owners to remediate identified exceptions;

  • Review and analyze attestations and audit reports (SSAE18 and Internal Audit issued reports);

  • Prepare reports/presentations on SOX scoping, test status and observations for partners including, but not limited to process owners and management, executive management and Audit Committee;

  • Partner closely with compliance team members within the different IT departments (engineering, CIO, and BU IT departments) as well as internal audit;

  • Train process and control owners on the internal control compliance process, including testing and performing of self-assessments;

  • Identify and recommend application and manual controls and ITGCs to the business as part of their regular business operations and as an active project member for new system implementations;

  • Assist with special projects (i.e. process improvements, operational perfection, system implementations, control design);

  • Stay current on new technical literature applicable to the internal control process (e.g., PCAOB mentorship, SEC, COSO, COBIT, etc.) and abreast of emerging trends and standard methodologies around internal controls.

Benefits are a crucial part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love crafting opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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SOX Manager

Austin, Texas Requisition Number R0045459

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, and you can help influence the future of global commerce? Want to understand how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to build a results-oriented and expansive workplace, join eBay.

SOX PMO Overview: The SOX PMO is tasked with the Company's global compliance with the provisions of Section 404 of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX"), and ultimately, supporting management’s certification that our internal control environment is operating optimally. The team works closely with key partners across eBay and corporate functions globally, including our technology organizations. In addition to oversight of the global SOX program, the team also supports the business by driving and/or advising in key operational excellence initiatives and drives improving of internal controls. The SOX program is part of the company’s Internal Audit department.

Job Description: The SOX Manager will be responsible for supporting management’s certification of our internal control environment. General responsibilities include understanding the overall Business and IT environment. You will also coordinate management prioritization and testing, providing controls mentorship for process and system changes and evaluating deficiencies. The SOX Manager will work closely with process and control owners to ensure the global SOX program is compliant.

The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated individual or a self-starter with a strong work ethic and who can take ownership of projects and tasks. He or she should have strong project management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills and be able to see the big picture as well as dig deep into details as necessary. Additional key qualities include financial and IT process understanding, process-oriented thinking, ability to work with others, and ability to lead and effect process change and improvements. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills spanning across all levels of management. Lastly, candidates must thrive in a fast paced, work environment that is upbeat, and driven. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide mentorship to process and control owners on the identification, documentation and testing of key general computing, application and manual controls, reports and system access as well as internal control compliance, testing and self-assessments;

  • Assist with the annual prioritization exercise and related updates throughout the fiscal year;

  • Work with process and control owners to ensure timely review and updates to process documentation and controls for new and/or existing processes;

  • Coordinate and facilitate SOX testing (working with the partners including, but not limited to external audit, and business owners) and development/improvement of detailed testing plans;

  • Evaluate control deficiencies in accordance with the Company's frameworks and coordinate with process and control owners to remediate identified exceptions;

  • Review and analyze attestations and audit reports (SSAE18 and Internal Audit issued reports);

  • Prepare reports/presentations on SOX scoping, test status and observations for partners including, but not limited to process owners and management, executive management and Audit Committee;

  • Partner closely with compliance team members within the different IT departments (engineering, CIO, and BU IT departments) as well as internal audit;

  • Train process and control owners on the internal control compliance process, including testing and performing of self-assessments;

  • Identify and recommend application and manual controls and ITGCs to the business as part of their regular business operations and as an active project member for new system implementations;

  • Assist with special projects (i.e. process improvements, operational perfection, system implementations, control design);

  • Stay current on new technical literature applicable to the internal control process (e.g., PCAOB mentorship, SEC, COSO, COBIT, etc.) and abreast of emerging trends and standard methodologies around internal controls.

Benefits are a crucial part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love crafting opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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