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Business Process SOX PMO Manager



Managua, Nicaragua
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Job Description:

Business Process SOX PMO Manager

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Business Process SOX PMO Manager to work in our SOX program management office, helping evolve and mature the SOX function for Remitly Inc. You will work across the company to ensure that the SOX PMO provides support to 1st LOD while working with 2nd and 3rd LOD to ensure our SOX Program is evolving with the company as we acquire businesses, build new products, and implement new systems and controls. This role will be responsible for leading the business process pillar within the SOX PMO. This position will report into the Head of SOX within the Finance Transformation department.

You Will:

  • Work closely with Head of SOX, process and control owners (1st line of defense or LOD), Internal Audit, and Remitly’s external auditors to understand business processes, risks, and controls in areas such as Order-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay, and Hire-to-Retire, as well as help translate SOX compliance / internal controls over financial reporting requirements

  • Assist with SOX risk assessment and scoping

  • Assist 1st LOD with designing processes and controls to mitigate financial reporting risks from initiation through reporting, and provide guidance / advisory around SOX control readiness for business-as-usual business processes

  • Advise on SOX control readiness for new initiatives, system deployments, automation projects, etc

  • Participate in walkthroughs / test of design and related preparation, and coordinate with 1st LOD to respond to and provide 404a/b audit requests/questions

  • Assist with SOX documentation and related activities, such as reviewing and updating process flowcharts and risk-control matrices (RCMs), pre-reviewing control evidence, and providing guidance / advisory to control owners on whether the evidence is complete and fit for purpose

  • For issues identified, assist management in assessing root cause, materiality, likelihood, and impact, identifying and helping with appropriate substantive procedures to support the external auditors, documenting within SAB99 and other internal memos as needed, communicating the pertinent details to Internal Audit and external auditors, and recommend appropriate remediation activities and following up on progress of remediation

  • Assist with key report and spreadsheet control design and execution/validation

  • Assist reviewers with completing SOC report reviews

  • Assist with the SOX fraud risk assessments and SOD, in coordination with IT counterpart

  • Support the 302 sub-certification / control confirmation process supporting disclosure committee and 302 / 906 sign-off

  • Assist with developing, revising, and delivering training around SOX topics to the SOX stakeholder community, including process and control owners

  • Assist with preparing content and materials for SOX oversight committees

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Information Systems, or related field or experience (integrated audits)

  • 4+ years of experience in Accounting, Information Systems, or related field or experience (integrated audits)

  • Good working knowledge of internal control frameworks and standards, such as COSO and SOX

  • Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High level of English proficiency is required

  • Experience working with global cross-functional teams and external consultants

Our Benefits:

  • In Site Subsidized Meals

  • Transportation

  • Birthday Program

  • Employee Discount Catalog (Eyewear, Entertainment, Lodging, Food, Beauty, Shipping)

  • Payroll Deductions Benefits (Eyewear, Book Stores and Department Store Membership)

  • Premium Language Bonus

  • Annual Salary Review

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Premium Language Bonus

  • Private Life Insurance

  • Remitly Wellness Program (Modern Health App, Lactation Room, Nutritionist, Phycologist, On site Clinic and Remitly Doctor)

  • Continuous Learning Tools & Certification programs

  • Loyalty Award

  • Reduced Working Hours per Week (from 48 to 40)

  • Two consecutive days off

  • Benefits established by law (13th Month, Vacations, Seniority, INSS, Paid leave for Marriage, Bereavement, Paternity, Maternity, Lactation, etc.)

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.