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Senior Director, Compliance & Audit



Legal, Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 Experience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

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We are looking for a hands-on SOX Audit leader who will manage the SOX department. This candidate must have SOX compliance experience, and have the ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders, strong communication skills, and a proven ability and desire to learn quickly. This role will be remote in the continental US with preference to the states with larger 8x8 employee populations.

What you’ll do as the Senior Director Compliance & Audit:

  • Develop and implement the annual audit plan and schedules using a risk-based approach.
  • Manage the audit schedule and staffing. 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
  • 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 and external auditors) to build strong relationships and support the coordination of 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.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and changes in regulatory requirements to ensure the internal audit function remains effective and relevant.

What you'll need:

  • 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

The compensation range reflects the Company’s good faith belief at the time of posting. 8x8 has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role; the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Further, individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience, knowledge, success, education and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including discretionary merit increases, bonus and/or stock. Certain roles have the opportunity to earn sales variable compensation incentives based on the terms of the plan and the employee’s role.

Salary Ranges:

$222,000.00 - $370,000.00

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