Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

Sr. Manager, Internal Audit

US-MA-Marlborough
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1812
# of Openings
1
Department
FIN BOS - Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Senior Manager, Internal Audit is responsible for the global execution of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program and operational audits. Reporting to the Director, Financial Reporting and Internal Audit, the Senior Manager, Internal Audit will supervise an internal audit analyst and coordinate the efforts of an information technology auditor.

Responsibilities

  • Directing the SOX compliance program
    • Manages all aspects of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program. Includes performing risk assessments, developing audit programs, performing audits, and creating and maintaining required documentation
    • Identifies gaps in internal control and control deficiencies, and works with process owners to monitor and report on the progress of remediation efforts
    • Identifies areas where procedures can be improved and oversees implementation of revised procedures
  • Coordinate internal audit’s efforts with external auditors
    • Works with external auditors to ensure proper audit coverage, reduce duplication of efforts, improve efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities, mitigate surprises, and reduce audit fees
    • Participates in opening meetings, project status meetings, and closing meetings
  • Team management
    • Provides guidance to audit team members in the development of project work programs and ongoing facilitation of auditing activities
    • Provides team members with appropriate guidance during the course of project work and takes the lead role in projects classified as having a high degree of complexity
  • Other
    • Builds advisory relationships with key business leaders and serves as a business advisor on financial, operational, and compliance risks, and controls
    • Performs operational audits or compliance audits, as needed
    • Responsible for maintaining the company’s risk analysis
    • Assists in preparation of Audit Committee presentations
    • Assists with preparation of SEC and U.K. Companies House filings, as needed
    • Research new accounting pronouncements, assess and document their applicability to the company and assist with implementation, as needed
    • Special projects, as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Master’s degree a plus
  • Current Certified Public Accountant license
  • 3+ years public accounting experience. ‘Big 4’ experience a plus
  • 3+ years experience with audit of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control over financial reporting required
  • Previous managerial experience required
  • International experience, including knowledge of IFRS and U.K. Companies House filings would be a plus
  • Experience with public life science companies preferred
  • Experience understanding and keeping current on technical accounting guidance
  • Strong documentation, communication, presentation and organizational skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described within the Position Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

Domestic and international travel: 10% - 20%.

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