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Senior Director, Internal Audit & Sox Compliance

  • Job
    Full-time
    Expert Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • $161K - $276K
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You need 10+ years of audit experience with a public accounting firm or company, knowledge of US GAAP, Sox, and risk standards, strong communication skills, and ideally Big 4 experience and certifications like CPA.
  • You will lead internal audit and SOX compliance efforts by developing strategies, managing audits, overseeing control testing, providing recommendations, and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

Requirements

  • A BA/BS degree OR equivalent years of experience
  • 10+ years of experience as an external or internal auditor with a public accounting firm or large public company
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, auditing standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, IIA Professional Practices and Standards, risk and controls standards and business process best practices
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skills and strong attention to detail
  • Effective time management and organization skills with the ability to excel under pressure
  • Big 4 experience and certifications in accounting or auditing are preferred including a CPA, CA and/or CIA

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an internal audit strategy aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Manage the audit schedule and staffing of audits included in the annual audit plan. Be responsible for all aspects of SOX 404 requirements
  • Drive the overall execution of audit engagements and actively manage the quality and timeliness of completed work.
  • Review team members’ work papers to ensure appropriate documentation and support aligned with internal quality control standards / the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Professional Practices Framework
  • Lead testing of the SOX internal controls framework by performing walkthroughs, identifying risks, defining and reviewing testing procedures, and identifying control gaps
  • Update and maintain SOX process documentation, including flowcharts, narratives, and risk and controls matrices
  • Oversee IT general controls and other projects, as needed, through co-source arrangements.
  • Provide support and guidance to control owners as part of deficiency remediation efforts and as new systems are implemented or processes change
  • Develop and communicate clear, concise, actionable and practical observations and recommendations for addressing control gaps and enhancing the control environment and activities
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders (process owners, external auditors, outsourced providers) to build strong relationships and support the coordination of internal audit and SOX activities
  • Support the preparation of reporting materials to deliver to senior leadership of the Company and the Audit Committee
  • Act as a trusted advisor to management, providing insights and recommendations to enhance business processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the internal audit function, incorporating best practices and emerging trends in audit methodologies.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and changes in regulatory requirements to ensure the internal audit function remains effective and relevant

FAQs

What is the primary mission of the Senior Director, Internal Audit & Sox Compliance role at IAS?

The primary mission of this role is to perform independent and objective, risk-based assessments of IAS activities and related controls with the goal of improving operations, compliance, risk management and overall success and execution.

What qualifications are required for the Senior Director, Internal Audit & Sox Compliance role at IAS?

Qualifications for this role include a BA/BS degree or equivalent experience, 10+ years of external or internal audit experience, knowledge of US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing standards, IIA Professional Practices and Standards, excellent communication and presentation skills, effective time management and organization skills, and certifications such as CPA, CA and/or CIA are preferred.

What responsibilities does the Senior Director, Internal Audit & Sox Compliance have at IAS?

Responsibilities of this role include developing and implementing an internal audit strategy, managing the audit schedule and staffing audits, driving the execution of audit engagements, reviewing team members' work papers, leading testing of the SOX internal controls framework, overseeing IT general controls and other projects, providing support to control owners, developing clear recommendations for addressing control gaps, building strong relationships with stakeholders, preparing reporting materials for senior leadership and the Audit Committee, driving continuous improvement within the internal audit function, and staying informed on industry developments and regulatory requirements.

Integral Ad Science is a global leader in digital media quality.

Marketing & Advertising
Industry
501-1000
Employees
2009
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a company that specializes in providing digital advertising verification and optimisation solutions. They offer a comprehensive suite of tools and technologies that enable advertisers and publishers to ensure the quality, safety, and effectiveness of their digital advertising campaigns. IAS's ultimate mission is to create a transparent and trustworthy digital advertising ecosystem by combating fraud, ensuring brand safety, and maximising ad viewability and effectiveness. Their purpose lies in providing advertisers and publishers with the data-driven insights and tools they need to make informed decisions, optimise their ad placements, and protect their brands from fraudulent and non-compliant activities. Through their innovative technology and partnerships, IAS aims to drive accountability, improve ad experiences, and foster a sustainable and reliable digital advertising environment for all stakeholders involved.

Culture & Values

  • We Innovate

    We build cool stuff. Innovation is at the core of what we do. We build products, deliver solutions, and generate ideas that provide valuable functions for our customers.

  • We are Accountable

    We hold ourselves and each other accountable for our conduct with teammates and our customers. We take full ownership for our deliverables.

  • We are One Team

    We value and rely on each other. We are inclusive. We show up for each other, and we act with empathy and consideration for the benefit of the team. None of us succeeds if our team doesn’t succeed. So, we never say “that’s not my job.” #WeAreOneTeam

  • We Do The Right Thing

    We value and rely on each other. We are inclusive. We show up for each other, and we act with empathy and consideration for the benefit of the team. None of us succeeds if our team doesn’t succeed. So, we never say “that’s not my job.” #WeAreOneTeam

  • We are Customer Obsessed

    We put the customer front and center of everything that we do. Our customers’ success is our success

  • We Have a Bias For Action

    Speed matters in business. We move at high velocity and we privilege risk-taking.

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Comprehensive health insurance

  • Flexible PTO

    Take what you need, when you need it

  • Retirement

    401k match in the U.S., country-specific pension plans

  • Parental Leave

    Full maternity and paternity leave

  • Community

    Volunteer opportunities

  • Celebrating Team Players

    Peer-nominated awards

  • Meals and Snacks

    Stocked kitchens to fuel your day

  • Team Events

    Frequent happy hours, parties, and outings