Manager – Internal Audit
A world leader in innovative, casual footwear,Crocs, Inc., is dedicated to the future of comfort. Our original and most famous style, the Classic Clog, is instantly recognized around the world — and for good reason: since 2002, we’ve sold more than 600 million pairs in over 90 countries! We achieved our status as a global leader in the casual footwear category by taking an inherently simple approach to uniting style, modern comfort, and value. Every day, we make a choice to have an open mind and look on the bright and colorful side of life. We embrace and celebrate the uniqueness in everyone, inviting the world to Come As You Are!
A key member of the Internal Audit team, the SOX Compliance Manager will be responsible for handling all facets of the annual SOX assessment for Crocs, Inc. The Manager will partner closely with accounting, finance, information technology, and other functions to ensure all internal controls are designed and operating optimally, and that SOX documentation is accurate and up to date.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
•Plan and implement the annual scoping activity, including periodic updates
•Handle and lead annual and quarterly SOX initiatives across the Enterprise
•Lead and ensure quality control in the execution of SOX audit procedures by: (i) planning, scoping, testing and ensuring deliverables are within budget and timeline, (ii) identifying and defining gaps/risks/issues, (iii) leading process to update/document flowcharts, processes and procedures, (iv) reviewing SOX audit working papers and substantiate conclusions with respect to control findings, (v) Evaluate control deficiencies, assist in developing recommendations for remediation and improvements to controls procedures, discuss/communicate recommendations with appropriate levels of management, and (vi) ensure professional standards, U.S. GAAP/IAS and statutory standards for our international subsidiaries are adhered to
•Ensure timely coordination with and serve as primary collaborate with auditors on all SOX 404 audits and ensure all SOX information is updated and easily accessible by the internal and external audit teams.
•Lead continuous improvement initiative to mitigate/handle risks while reducing overall SOX compliance costs
•Partner with functional business areas to analyze and settle effect to internal control systems for new accounting and information technology implementations, and proposed process improvement changes
•Proactively train control owners, finance and accounting staff across the globe, and business partners/collaborators on SOX (COSO framework, PCAOB guidance), ICFR and other international internal controls compliance requirements
•Provide oversight to internal team members involved in testing as well as the co-sourced testing firm
•Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
•Potential for domestic and international travel up to 20%
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE
•Minimum requirement: Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or similar required; Master’s degree preferred
•5+ years with dynamically increasing responsibilities in financial reporting, internal auditing, and/or SOX
•Big 4 public accounting firm, consulting firms specializing in SOX, and operational risk assessment experiences are preferred
•Professional designation or eligibility is preferred (CPA, ACCA, CIA)
•Shown understanding of: Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404, and COSO Internal Controls Framework, Enterprise Risk Framework and risk assessment practices; Internal Control over Financial Reporting, and SOC 1 review requirements
•Experience in risks assessment and controls rationalization and the ability to drive key initiatives to support regulatory requirements
•Experience with companies with global operations, multiple brands and multiple ERPs, SAP & Oracle preferred
•Experience must include partnering with cross-functional business partners, developing policy and strategy to identify and implement an effective internal controls program that meets SOX and COSO requirements and handles financial reporting risks
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Strong work ethic, self-motivated, willing to “Roll-up their sleeves” in order to drive and deliver results and improve processes
•Proven track record of thriving in a fast-paced, multi-national and multi-functional team environment and having a proactive attitude and collaborative work style
•Ability to work efficiently and foster collaboration across global teams, both on-site and remotely, and to build and cultivate strong relationships at all levels of the organization
•Demonstrated ability to adhere to budget, timelines and critical deadlines; and takes ownership and accountability
•Detail oriented; strong organizational and project management skills, including follow-up and follow-through skills
•Strong analytical skills with shown ability to strategize solutions and solve problems
•Strong MS Office skills required, including proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Crocs is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.? ?
Title: Internal Audit Manager
Job Level: P4
Career Level: CL6
Salary Range: $105,000 – $120,000
Workplace Persona: Collaborator (hybrid work schedule; in office 60-80%)
This position is eligible to participate in a company incentive program.
This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits.