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Director, Internal Controls and SOX

United States - Bay Area, California (Remote)

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing startup that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

About the Role

The Finance team is seeking a Director, Internal Controls and SOX, for the San Francisco Bay Area or remote work, to support our growing Finance organization. The role would be perfect for you if you thrive in a fast paced, and high energy environment, and are looking for an opportunity to lead the development, and on-going management of internal controls / SOX at a multinational software, and SaaS company. 

The successful candidate will develop and execute the SOX annual plan, ensuring the maintenance of high professional standards, they will also have overall ownership of the cross-functional SOX program by collaborating closely with IT, Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), and the Legal teams teams on the development of internal controls.

The role will report to the VP, Corporate Controller, and have reporting responsibilities to the Company’s Audit Committee.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Create a vision for internal controls at HashiCorp and keep the company current with developments and trends in the industry
  • Partner with Legal and GRC to develop an enterprise risk assessment and participate in risk committee meetings 
  • Develop internal policies related to Internal Controls / SOX and manage the introduction of these policies to the company
  • Lead the development of the company’s overall SOX program through cross functional collaboration
  • Bring industry best practices with respect to the design and implementation of internal controls to process owners and guide them to develop SOX compliant processes and controls
  • Be responsible for project management of the SOX program, including managing internal or external teams, on scoping, planning and execution of the SOX program
  • Work with stakeholders to optimize engagement economics and quality of deliverables
  • Maintain on-going communication and coordination with external auditors including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs / testing, audit requests, and deficiency evaluation
  • Identify, evaluate, and monitor the remediation of control deficiencies. Where necessary provide guidance to process owners to mitigate risks and create action plans to remediate deficiencies
  • Report to management and the Audit Committee on the status of internal controls / SOX program

You may be a good fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 12 years experience in risk advisory, internal audit or financial audit at a Big Four firm, or large multinational public company
  • Experience in a software and / or SaaS company required
  • Experience with project management and tooling throughout the SOX lifecycle
  • Comprehensive understanding of the COSO framework and PCAOB standards to support SOX compliance and operational efficiencies
  • Extensive experience in ITGC audits, key interfaces and reports testing
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and influencing skills to drive controls strategy across functions
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, and prioritize contending workloads
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills that foster effective communication across functions
  • Proficient with the MS Suite of applications
  • CPA, CIA, and / or CISA certifications

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be. #LI-CP1 #LI-Remote

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