SOX Auditor R2R

Micro Focus
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
SOX Auditor R2R

Job Description:

At Micro Focus we provide our customers with a best-in-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable software with analytics built in. We put customers at the center of our innovation and build high quality products that our teams can be proud of. Through our breadth of solutions, we are uniquely positioned to help our customers solve business problems and deliver against the needs and opportunities of Hybrid IT, from mainframe to mobile to cloud. We're a pure-play software company -we have a level of focus that other technology companies don't have, we are designed from the ground up to build, sell and support software.

We are searching for an energetic and open-minded SOX Workstream Lead (Bangalore, India) to join our team who will be responsible for leading the Purchase-to-Pay (P2P), Hire-to-Retire (H2R) and Payroll SOX Assurance activities. The work collaboration includes a strong liaison within the internal stakeholders across the business and externally at a senior level.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain technical awareness and understanding of key accounting standards and PCAOB requirements around P2P and H2R & Payroll, and ensuring these are adequately embedded within the SOX controls framework.
  • Build a robust understanding of Micro Focus' processes, risks and controls globally. Stay abreast of key activities/changes that may affect SOX controls and ensure they are appropriately addressed.
  • Develop and maintain strong rapport with key stakeholders within the business, including process and control owners, control performers and the functional leads.
  • Responsible for maintenance and quality reviews of key SOX documentation, i.e. Risk and Control Matrices and process flowcharts, and liaising with the relevant responsible teams to ensure alignment.
  • Support management testing activities, working closely with co-source partner (PwC) to ensure timely and efficient delivery of the testing plan and providing clarity where needed to control owners on information requests and testing results.
  • Record, monitor and report on key risks, issues and opportunities within the workstream (including SOX external audit matters), ensuring that action plans are clearly defined and tracked to completion.
  • Provide ad hoc support as required.

Education and Experience Required:
  • A Bachelor's degree and Chartered Accountant
  • Typically 5+ years of experience in Big 4, with strong background in internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and SOX
  • Relevant industry experience is a strong advantage
  • Advanced English is a must

Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Strong technical knowledge of P2P, H2R and payroll processes and ICFR
  • Effective management, analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for details
  • A strong desire to take ownership, demonstrate initiative and be accountable for actions
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with ability to communicate effectively in a remote setup.
  • Ability to think "big picture"
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge a must, variety of business application skills an advantage
  • Looking forward to work within a fast operating team and able to work well under pressure


Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

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