Assistant Program Manager, SOX

First Avenue, Petaling Jaya, MY
Flexible benefits package
28 May 2024
28 Jun 2024
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Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them with everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services, and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

Guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles—the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour, and Humility—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change.

Job Description

Get to know our Team:

The SOX team is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Group’s compliance with SOX regulations, and good internal control practices
  • Ensure financial policies, processes, and controls in place, and operating effectively
  • Safeguarding of company assets through mitigating financial risks & exposures
  • Continuous improvements on financial operation through implementing innovative solutions

We make an impact by working with multiple business stakeholders to understand and improve internal controls. Our team is made up of intellectually curious professionals who are keen to apply their knowledge and experience in a dynamic setting. If you are looking for the opportunity to shape the control environment at a fast-paced and dynamic technology firm, then you should join our team!

Get to know the role:

We are looking for a SOX team member to assist with our SOX Program Management and Compliance activities in regards to ensuring the adequacy of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and successfully delivering the annual SOX program. We believe a successful candidate has a strong background in audit and risk advisory experience, excellent organizational and communication skills in the Technology and/or Retail industries, but if you believe you have what it takes then we’d love to hear from you either way. In return, you will get an opportunity to apply your expertise and be an internal go-to person on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and program management.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Report to the SOX Senior Manager.
  • Assist in SOX Compliance activities in Preparing the SOX documentation such as flowchart, process narrative) and performing SOX Compliance testing.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders throughout the company to understand, evaluate, and test controls ensuring effectiveness of the ICFR.
  • Support the management of the SOX Annual Program by preparing the program documentation including the SOX annual plan, budget, and SOX training materials. Coordinate program kick-off meetings and regular SOX training.
  • Maintaining Compliance Management Software, the Audit Board, supporting development and rollout of SOX dashboard, and facilitating SOX consultant engagement to ensure program effectiveness.
  • Prepare regular project status reports for key stakeholders, including senior management, process owners, and the Audit Committee, providing updates on project milestones, findings, and recommendations.


The must-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy, finance or equivalent
  • 3-4 years of audit and risk advisory, Risk Management, and Internal Control, (including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) in multiple industries (preferably in tech and/or retail industries)
  • Excellent command of English
  • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills, plus good business acumen
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to think on your feet and work independently in a start-up environment.
  • Proficiency in productivity tools is a must (Google suite, email, calendar, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AuditBoard).

Experience and knowledge in the following:

  • Professional certification is an advantage (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIA)
  • SOX audit and controls experience in Big 4 or leading organizations, with a focus on the technology, online internet economy, and/or retail sectors
  • Knowledgeable with current industry standards, such as COSO
  • Demonstrated track record in leading engagements within a professional services or consulting environment, combined with ability to work in teams effectively
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and comfortable with ‘blank sheet of paper’ assignments
  • Effective project management skills and a demonstrated ability to follow through and complete tasks within tight deadlines
  • Sound knowledge of risk management and audit principles and an understanding of audit philosophy, methods, and techniques
  • Ability to work independently, be a good team player, and be resourceful with good interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to empathize and collaborate with stakeholders across functions and at all levels of experience

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper-localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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