Director of SOX - FTSE 100 Client

Watford, Hertfordshire
£90,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
30 Sep 2016
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
25-50% Travel

Director of SOX – FTSE 100 Client

The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC) have been mandated by a FTSE 100 client to source a Director of SOX. You will be responsible for Global SOX Compliance across the business, managing a team of 3 globally dispersed staff. This is a newly created role in the company and will report directly into top levels of the organisation.


  • Design financial control standards across the group.
  • Maintain and evolve controls throughout your tenure.
  • Develop and implement company compliance strategy in line with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements (SOX).
  • Connect and network across the business, act as the SOX compliance and financial controls expert.
  • Regularly present to the CFO.
  • Line management of 3 staff.
  • Provide leadership across Compliance, Risk and IT teams.

Person specification:

  • Commercial understanding, experience in working for FTSE 100/250 in Senior Manager/Director level position.
  • Technical expertise in SOX compliance, detailed understanding of technical accounting.
  • Control expertise. You will have designed, maintained and assessed financial controls for a major business.
  • ACA (or equivalent) qualification is essential.
  • You will have probably trained with one of the ‘Big 4’ as an Internal or External Auditor.