Manager/Senior Manager – Compliance, IT SOX

Salesforce.com, Inc. San Francisco, CA
Job CategoryAudit

Job Details

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Job Title: Manager/Senior Manager – Compliance, IT SOX

Position Overview:

Salesforce.com is looking for a talented and dynamic IT Audit and Advisory Manager / Senior Manager for our SOX Compliance department. This role will will support the company's growth and ongoing compliance with the IT aspects of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and assist in managing the day to day operations of this global effort. In addition, this role will team across the Risk, Security, and Compliance organization, IT, and the Business to identify and support program improvements which enable us to scale for the future.

The Manager/Senior Manager is expected to possess the experience to lead and the tact to effectively partner with both IT and Business process owners in a dynamic environment which places a premium on succeeding as a team. Furthermore this position requires the ability to communicate and influence across all levels of the organization, given the company's goal of driving continuous improvement and maturity in the processes and controls which will support the company's rapid growth and journey to $20B in revenue.

Successful candidates must demonstrate initiative, ownership, and passion. They must be skilled at both people and project management, value teamwork, and possess the ability to address today's burning issues while also planning strategically for the future. Other critical success factors include:

* A demonstrated ability to effectively lead an IT SOX program and drive improvements year over year

* A strong background in IT audit and technical knowledge

* A background/experience in accounting/finance

* Business process acumen, ideally including an understanding of business processes, how systems support these processes, and the related risks that impact financial reporting

* The ability to scope and size an IT environment, identify critical systems, assess and advise in the design of controls/opportunities for control rationalization, develop test procedures which properly address risk, and drive timely execution and review of work.

* A partnership mindset in order to effectively assist IT and the Business in remediating control failures timely

* The ability to transform goals and objectives into actionable solutions/plans

* The ability to lead with vision but the willingness to help with execution

* Excellent written and verbal business communication skills

* Emotional intelligence

* A dash of levity!

The ideal candidate will also have:

* Knowledge/experience with key business processes in a cloud technology company (e.g., Quote-to-Cash, Revenue, Compensation)

* The ability to quickly develop strong working relationships with internal departments, including those in international locations, IT personnel, internal and external auditors

* A willingness to challenge status quo and drive continuous improvement through change

* Demonstrated success in developing and executing against project plans for "first of kind" projects and thinking "out of the box"

* The ability to effectively communicate points-of-view and recommendations to key stakeholders

* Process improvement expertise in business processes and systems

Experience/Background Required

* Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Accounting, and/or Finance

* CISA, CISSP, or CPA. PMP is a plus

* 9+ years of related experience in audit/IT audit, IT operations leading SOX program support/execution, accounting, or consulting, high tech and cloud computing industry experience is a plus

* Big 4/public accounting/management consulting experience is preferred

Key Relationships

* Report directly to Director - Compliance, IT SOX and Special Projects

* Team across Risk, Security, and Compliance (RSC) and with IT, Tech &Products, and Business partners

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