Reporting to the Vice President of Audit, SOX Controls Manager will be responsible to manage as well as contribute to the design of IAs validation role related to SOX compliance across all in scope QVC group operating entities of QVC US, QVC International, zulily HSN and Cornerstone. This position will partner closely with the two Directors of IA. In this role you will assist in planning, monitoring and/or managing budget for functional area of department, set goals and priorities for functional area. You will be the SME for SOX and its impact to the risk universe. The position is based at QVC Headquarters in West Chester, PA
Job Description Details
Formally assess the current environment through coordination and attendance of walkthroughs; Understanding the reasoning for the in scope applications, tools, cycles, accounts and entities
Oversee the adherence to IA s sampling and testing methodology, and Identify and clearly define audit issues and root causes
Resolve all documented findings to the determination of deficiency or not. Escalate any conflicts of opinion as needed.
Develop the annual calendar for BP and IT validation that considers:in scope entities, accounts, applications and cyclesnew developments in the business and accordingly the control environmentdependencies on Internal Controls teams workquarterly requirements of management s attestationconflicting priorities of control owners and other partners
Maintain oversite of testing requests and escalate any responsiveness issues when appropriate
Operate as a champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy and establish effective relationships with external service providers, internal controls teams, and control owners and their management
Forecast hours effort required given in scope entities, cycles and applications
Effectively communicate required effort to outsource providers to assign the proper resources to meet deadlines
Assess performance and effectiveness of outsource provider talent and communicate and adjust as appropriate; establish and enforce the rules of engagement with outsource providers
Creatively resolve resource conflicts with multiple providers and reprioritize work to accomplish deadlines
Establish a budget given known work and continue to reassess effort to stay in line with budget or communicate variances to budget
Actively build the capability of others through relevant, timely balanced feedback; coaching and teaching, encouraging mentoring relationships; and using recognition and rewards to reinforce desirable behaviors
Communication & Partnership
Design, preparation and communication to internal and external senior management of materials such as dashboards, status updates, time tracking, issues management, and deficiency logs
Partner with Internal Controls BP & IT and KPMG to establish the proper governance forums and cadence of key stakeholder updates and execute coordination where appropriate
Establish effective reconciliation techniques to confirm alignment of information between IC and KPMG
Participate in steering committees and other sessions to connect with the business to foresee and understand planned impacts to the controls environment and accordingly the scope and complexity of IA s SOX validation work and business process / operational audits.
8+ years experience in Public Accounting or Internal Auditing, and /or related fields including significant experience with financial and accounting applications as well as financial, operational and information technology controls. CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and/or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) required.
Expert level knowledge of both business process and IT IS control standards experience as promulgated by ISACA and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
3+ years of proven leadership in managing a staff member and reporting at an executive management level.
Significant implementation and management experience with SOX at multinational public companies and experience applying the COSO framework
Advanced knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, COSO, COBIT, SOX compliance requirements and IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Broad and comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex and unprecedented situation
Knowledge of major business cycles of purchase to pay, sales to billing, order to ship, consolidation and how they contribute to the financial reporting of the entity.
Strong leadership and talent development capabilities so as to develop talent within the organization.
Effective problem solver and able to weigh up the pros and cons of different options and to see the problem through to solutions.
Ability to simultaneously lead a multitude of projects, initiatives and tasks using management and staff.
Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment that strives to exceed expectations.
SAP experience is preferred
About QVC, Inc
QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.
QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, \"Qurate Retail Group\"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
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