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Director, SOX Compliance

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. XPO requires all employees conducting in person work at the Greenwich headquarters to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination before their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical or protected religious reasons, you can seek a reasonable accommodation. As the Director, SOX Compliance, you will develop and execute the global Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) strategy, while defining business processes to enable us to execute new controls addressing the appropriate key risks. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Handle the end-to-end SOX compliance program from scoping to remediation and impact assessment; elevate issues to senior management for timely resolution
  • Coordinate the efforts between external auditors and internal business process/IT owners, including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs/testing, audit requests and deficiency evaluation
  • Prepare executive management and audit committee materials, highlighting overall SOX progress and results
  • Build a team of internal company resources focused on addressing team concerns and issues; cross-train the team on business and IT controls testing
  • Participate in process reviews and identify opportunities for significant enhancements in operational efficiency, overall effectiveness and identifiable benefits to the company
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities, including interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problemsWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • CPA, CIA and/or CISA certifications
    • 7 years of experience in a Big Four firm and/or internal audit
    • Experience with and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows applicationsIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Experience in project management practices, including tooling and managing projects through the SOX life cycle
      • Knowledge of 2013 COSO framework and experience applying the framework in a manner that supports SOX compliance and operational efficiencies
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audienceBe part of something big. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
        The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
        Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Greenwich , Director, SOX Compliance, Professions , Greenwich, Connecticut

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