Position Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the SOX Manager will be responsible for both overseeing the execution of Teads’s SOX 404 Compliance Program as well as leading the execution of the internal audit program per Teads’s Internal Audit Plan. This position will help build the Internal Audit function, develop a global risk assessment framework and create the risk-based audit plan for the following year.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support the CFO to develop and execute a strategic, risk-based internal audit plan that provides effective coverage over financial, operational, and compliance risks and controls
  • Support Teads management (HQ and subsidiaries) in evaluating both the design and operating effectiveness of Teads internal controls environment and compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, agreements, laws, and regulations
  • Support the aggregation and presentation of audit results and recommendations for remediation and/or improvement purposes
  • Drive the SOX scoping and risk assessment by collaborating with cross-functional teams and Group external auditor to stay up to date on significant changes that may have an impact on the design and/or effectiveness of internal controls
  • Oversee and coordinate SOX implementation, deficiency assessments, development of remediation plans and their execution. Assist the Controllership team in evaluating the impact of deficiencies on the overall financial statements and controls
  • Coordinate the SOX testing program to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of management’s internal controls over financial processes. This will include especially collaborating and working cross functionally across all business functions, IT and subsidiaries to identify risks in a first year SOX filer environment and drive process improvements
  • Coordinate the implementation of the SOX Management IT tool within the Group (planned during Q4 2022)
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert on SOX matters, including development, refinement and documentation of internal controls and associated test procedures
  • Maintain on-going communication with external auditors including alignment on SOX planning, walkthroughs and testing, audit requests, and any deficiency evaluation
  • Conduct the annual enterprise risk assessment that effectively captures and communicates changes in the company's risk profile, helping to ensure top risks are effectively mitigated.
  • Plan and complete assigned audits in accordance with accepted professional standards as outlined with Teads's Internal Audit Charter 
  • In the future state: hire, develop and lead an inclusive, engaged, and high performing internal audit team and SOX champions network.
  • identify and recommends strategies to improve SOX and audit efficiency through best practices, improving documentation, automation, standardization, and streamlining of activities

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related curriculum
  • 8+ years of Audit experience with knowledge of accounting, finance, and internal control assessment
  • Big four audit and/or consulting experience strongly preferred
  • At least one of the professional certifications is appreciated: CPA, CIA, CISA,
  • Experience in project management practices, tooling, and managing projects through the SOX lifecycle
  • Experience with leveraging data analytics to perform targeted sampling techniques and using automation for continuous monitoring is preferred
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and communicating with senior level executives
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized and self-motivated
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with ability to determine key issues and develop effective action plans
  • Intellectual curiosity and continuous learner; continues professional and technical learning
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • High ethical standards with ability to handle confidential / sensitive issues and information with the highest degree of professional responsibility
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills – Ideally advanced in SOX Management IT Tools
Teads operates a leading, cloud-based, end-to-end technology platform that enables programmatic digital advertising across a global ecosystem of quality digital media. As an end-to-end solution, Teads’ modular platform allows partners to leverage buy-side, sell-side, creative, data and AI optimization technologies.

For advertisers and their agencies, Teads offers a single access point to buy the inventory of many of the world’s best publishers. Through exclusive global media partnerships, Teads enables advertisers and agencies to reach 1.9 billion unique monthly users* in brand safe, responsible advertising environments, while improving the effectiveness and efficiency of digital ad transactions.

Teads partners with the leading marketers, agencies and publishers through a team of 1000+ people in 30 countries.
 
We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, and represents employees across a variety of skill sets. We embrace contributions from all ages, sexes, races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations and gender identities.
 
*Global reach as of October 2021

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