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Posted on Friday, June 7, 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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8x8 is looking for a seasoned auditor who can lead the Business Process Pillar of the Company’s global SOX Program. This position will manage a team of SOX auditors within the Business Process pillar, will report to the Global Director of SOX and Enterprise Risk Management, and will be based in our BGC office in the Philippines.

In this global role, our team members are critical to helping 8x8 address SOX compliance responsibilities and risks in business and technology processes. The work requires proficiency in SOX compliance, knowledge of control frameworks, such as COSO and COBIT, and experience in designing and evaluating internal SOX control environments.


  • Codevelop risk assessment with Sr. Audit Manager in-charge of ITGC section, in consultation with Global Director of SOX and Enterprise Risk Management, and provide scoping recommendations for SOX 404 testing..

  • Review process and control documentation periodically to ensure it is up to date, and to identify opportunities to rationalize processes, controls, and testing.

  • Evaluate and design testing to appropriately evaluate the effectiveness of key internal controls.

  • Supervise, coach, and review the Internal Auditors responsible for testing SOX business process

  • Oversee the submission of SOX requests by stakeholders.

  • Prepare and deliver training on SOX testing to SOX team and/or process and control owners.

  • Maintain SOX administration software (Workiva).

  • Partner with our external auditors to align on scoping, reliance strategy, quality improvement opportunities, deficiencies, and the annual testing timeline. Lead staff in planning and performing certain control testing on behalf of external auditor (e.g., testing of key reports).

  • Advise process owners in evaluating and remediating control gaps identified during Management testing and external auditor testing.

  • Provide leadership in managing projects, connecting cross functional groups to collaborate and deliver on solutions.

  • Prepare communications for executive management and the audit committee of the board of directors.

  • Stay informed of changes in regulations and audit techniques (e.g. PCAOB, AICPA, Big 4 best practice sharing) and apply learnings to identify, plan, and execute continuous improvement of SOX Program

  • Supervise, coach and mentor direct reports within the Business Process Pillar and manage outside expertise, as needed.

  • Create and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders throughout the organization.

  • Collaborate with peers from Internal Audit/Operations Audit function on assurance work and the overall management and progression of the department.

  • Participate in IIA and / or other professional business networking opportunities.

  • Perform other duties, special projects as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of internal control frameworks (COSO and COBIT) and working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting concepts and standard ITGCs.

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, analytical, communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work autonomously, manage ambiguity, detect nuance.

  • Ability to work as an individual contributor and supervise direct reports simultaneously.

  • Experience in SOX administration software (Workiva, AuditBoard, etc.)

  • Ability to partner across the organization (Finance, IT, Compliance, External Audit etc.)

  • Detail-oriented with a proactive and agile approach to changing environments.

  • Strong understanding of internal control frameworks (COSO and COBIT) and compliance standards.

  • High personal standards and professional ethics with a commitment to excellence.

Education and Experience

  • CPA, CIA, CISA, or MBA certification, a must

  • 10+ years of experience in related areas, such as public accounting, internal audit, internal controls

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, analytical, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work autonomously, manage ambiguity, detect nuance

  • Experience working internationally (remote or travel)

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