WHO ARE WE? 

The Business Controls Team sniffs out everything that “could” go wrong at BARK so our pups don’t have to! We’ve spent years training our noses and are always on the hunt for risks to our operations and/or financials. Our favorite toys are SOX and US GAAP and luckily they let us play with these daily. We’re known around these parts as the high-energy pack that chases risk to the end of the yard until we’ve dug up the right toys, I mean tools, to address them. 

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR 

The ideal candidate is a resourceful, independent, self-starter who can partner with the business to manage the Company’s SOX program. This candidate has strong project management skills and has a proven record of success working in a fast-paced, evolving environment. Ability to build productive working relationships with management, co-workers and external parties. 

KEY DUTIES: 

  • Work with process owners to identify process-level risks and to design and implement mitigating internal controls 
  • Develop annual SOX Plan and execute against plan 
  • Lead the annual ERM Assessment 
  • Plan sox and compliance program 
  • Agree findings, remediation and action plans with management 
  • Follow up on remediation of findings 
  • Identify systems, business and process improvement opportunities Perform special projects and investigations 

EXPERIENCE : 

  • 7+ years of relevant SOX compliance work in Big 4 public accounting, public company combination of both 
  • Experience with all aspects of planning, executing and reporting projects that address a combination of operational and technology objectives
  • Detailed knowledge and of risk assessment, accounting and auditing principles; understanding of internal control framework concepts, including Sarbanes-Oxley, and GAAP
  • Experience executing of all aspects of a SOX program including risk assessment, scoping, planning, documentation, testing, deficiency sizing and aggregation and collaborating with the business including on remediation
  • Experience with AuditBoard a plus

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance 
  • CPA, CIA, and/or CISA Certification Preferred 
  • Advanced ability to evaluate the materiality of issues and see the big picture
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking by applying process analysis, business intelligence, and problem solving techniques 
  • Advanced ability to write and edit clear and concise work papers and Reports.
  • Advanced skills on MS Office applications; Experience with Governance, Risk, and Compliance software a plus 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify issues and connect the dots across multiple areas 

This position is a full-time position. It is located remote or on-site in any of our BARK offices. We offer health insurance for both you and your pup, 401k, wonderful team lunches, cold brew on tap, and a dog to pet anytime you wish. 

ABOUT BARK 

Here at BARK, we love dogs and their people. We’re looking to make all dogs happy throughout the entire world (we’re not kidding). Think Disney for dogs -- we make magic for dogs and their people through our products, events, and experiences. 

Our ambition level is high, the opportunity is huge, and our love for dogs is through the roof! We launched in 2011 with BarkBox, a monthly-themed subscription of all-natural treats and clever toys. Since then, we've shipped more than 70 million toys and treats to the dogs across the world and use all of that direct customer feedback to inform new initiatives and ways to make magic between dogs and their people. We’ve since expanded into other offerings as well, as we aim to become THE Dog Company for every family with a four-legged, belly-scratch-loving, interspecies family member.

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