Audit / SOX Senior

Enphase Energy Fremont , CA 94537

Posted 4 weeks ago

Company Description

Enphase Energy is the fastest growing inverter company in the world. Our microinverter system is changing profoundly the way solar systems function, and as a result, changing the solar industry. By combining the power of solar energy and the proven advantages of communications technology, Enphase Energy makes solar power systems productive, reliable, smart and safe - increasing the energy harvest of solar panels by up to 25 percent.

As we continue our exciting growth, we are building teams with highly talented individual contributors and leaders who design, develop, and manufacture next generation solar technologies. Our work environment is fast-paced, fun, and full of exciting new projects.

Headquartered in Fremont, CA, Enphase currently operates with 10 offices around the world.

North America

Europe

APAC

Fremont, California (HQ)

Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Shanghai, China

Petaluma, California

Lyon, France

Sydney, Australia

Austin, Texas

Melbourne, Australia

Christchurch, New Zealand

Bangalore, India

Team Description

The Finance team has built an internal controls infrastructure to scale our growing company and develop a sound financial future for our global brand. Finance works closely with business teams cross-functionally and across the global organization, as well as with external partners.

Role Description

This dynamic Audit / SOX senior role will report directly to the Director of Internal Audit. Responsibilities include planning, educating, testing, and reporting for all SOX related procedures and controls. This role requires executive presence and strong management skills with the ability to influence, coach and multi-task. It requires excellent verbal and written communication skills to interface effectively with corporate executives, cross-functional teams, regional leaders and internal customers.

Key Responsibilities

Planning:

  • Assist the Internal Audit Director with enterprise level SOX planning, Annual Audit Plan and Audit Committee Reporting

  • Support the Director of Internal Audit in briefing executive management on control objectives and SOX procedures, and garner support and cooperation in planned audit activities

  • Conduct risk assessments to identify and prioritize audit activities and evaluate the nature and significance of risk exposures within existing processes, systems, operations and business activities

  • Plan and develop detailed SOX and internal audit strategies

  • Prepare and maintain resource schedules to most efficiently and effectively operate a SOX program support that supports Internal Controls over Financial Reporting.

Execution:

  • Manages as well as conducts internal financial, operational, compliance and/or IT audits

  • Reviews Internal Audit staff or Internal Controls testing team members' work papers and reports to ensure accuracy of documentation and evidential support

  • Prepares written audit findings, and recommends courses of action to improve noted conditions

  • Plans and facilitates remediation with respective process owners

  • Conducts special projects, as requested, and makes recommendations for control, procedural, or system design improvements

  • Responsible for enabling all aspects of SOX s.404/ s.302 requirements

  • Responsible for coordinating schedules with the External Audit team and internal process owners

  • Consults with other departments, as needed, to address internal control or procedure changes

  • Drives a more automated approach to testing, auditing and monitoring of internal controls

Reporting:

  • Makes oral and or written presentations to management discussing noted control deficiencies and recommending corrective action to improve business operations and compliance.

  • Obtains management's agreement on control implementation and control remediation timelines

  • Consolidates Internal Audit findings including Change Management updates to the Internal Audit Director for presentation to the Audit Committee

Leadership Competencies:

  • Innovative problem solving

  • Excellent listener to understand the needs of key business leaders

  • Invests in developing people and building effective teams

  • Functional expertise to facilitate effective planning

  • Drives for results

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Accounting or relevant discipline (e.g. Finance, Information Technology, or Business-Related Field) required.
  • CPA and Big 4 experience highly preferred, CIA a plus.

Experience:

  • 5 - 8 years of experience with SOX compliance for publicly traded company(s) and/or relevant Big 4 experience

  • Experience with leadership and ability to oversee and direct a team of outsourced SOX testers

  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with all levels of management, external auditors, and all functions of the company

  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in US GAAP, SOX, COSO framework and the audit process

  • Project management skills, including managing a SOX program from beginning to end

  • Working in a team that understands the interconnectivity of business processes and their effects on the control environment

Other Desired Requirements:

  • Experience with Oracle, Salesforce and Workiva

  • Strong technical, analytical and organizational skills, knowledge of ACL or other data analytical tools is a plus

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