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Manager - Global SOX Assurance

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Alex Pughe
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  • Start Date: 19/05/2023
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012799_1685184322

We are currently working with a leading international real estate business who are seeking to hire an experienced SOX Assurance profession from practice to head up a new work stream for this exciting opportunity.

You will oversee the timely delivery of high-quality SOX program and special project(s) in accordance with professional standards. You will be instrumental in the design and implementation of internal controls strategy to identify and mitigate risks while meeting expectations of key stakeholders and external auditors.


Manages the internal audit team. Examines and analyzes accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepares financial reports concerning operating procedures.


Performs limited testing verifying the effectiveness of established processes and procedures; confirms audit findings/observations identified through detailed testing.

Develops, trains, and identifies ways to motivate and retain audit teams as well as monitor quality of work by fostering a strong team environment and providing staff with opportunities to develop skills. Initiate policies and procedures for functional areas of responsibility.

Conducts client interviews/discussions to plan and execute audit assignments and conducts limited client interviews to understand and document processes and procedures.

Prepares detailed reports of audit findings and presents any irregularities to top management or the audit committee.

Interprets policies and procedures and applies professional accounting and auditing principles and standards to test and evaluate complex financial records and operational systems. Designs audit programs that adequately address risk and compliance with Company standards and relevant regulations.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Direct responsibility for staff which includes identifying objectives and developmental opportunities, providing guidance on project assignments and completing performance evaluations. Provide guidance to team members (internal and co-source resources) on audit and special projects. Responsible for assigning project tasks and reviewing work papers to ensure conclusions are adequately supported, documentation standards met, and detailed testing performed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field. 8+ years of external/internal audit and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures. Real estate experience preferred.


Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Systems Auditor required.


Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. Advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Able to forecast and prepare budgets.