IT Internal Controls and SOX Compliance Manager
Posted on 11/30/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage


Total Funding





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Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
IT & Security
  • 7+ years of experience, ideally with Big 4 and public company experience working on SOX compliance
  • Experience working in a rapid growth environment in financial services, payments or technology companies
  • Experience in crypto and digital assets industry is strongly preferred
  • CPA and CIA/CISA or equivalent required
  • Practical and deep knowledge of US GAAP, SOX and COSO
  • Previous experience implementing GRC and AuditBoard or similar tool
  • An organized, detailed, proactive, self-motivated, and collaborative work style
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally and adapt to change are extremely important
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and ensure deadlines are consistently met
  • High integrity and ability to handle confidential information
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite
  • Conducting SOX Scoping for inhouse developed, purchased or external IT systems and service providers
  • Supporting and creating SOX ready documentation including narratives, flow charts, control descriptions, etc
  • Designing and identifying key controls for IT systems and applications that impact financial reporting for the company
  • Conducting periodic reviews to ensure application controls and Segregation of Duties (SOD) are configured across the company’s systems
  • Developing and leading the company-wide repeatable process for both 302 and 404 assertions and reporting
  • Working in tandem with the internal audit group to design testing programs to ensure appropriate SOX assertions can be made
  • Supporting evaluation of third-party service providers for SOC reports
  • Reviewing and designing appropriate internal controls for completeness and accuracy of reports and IPE
  • Project managing control design for new products, processes and system implementation launches and ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place prior to launch
  • Managing the Audit Board SOX repository
  • Reviewing, assessing, and evaluating reported control deficiencies, root causes, and planned corrective actions in conjunction with IT and business process owners
  • Leading the company wide training of process and control owners and related functions with respect to internal controls and SOX compliance
  • Playing a key role in annual and semiannual risk assessment
  • Working with internal and external auditors to coordinate IT General Controls and automated controls testing, and process walkthroughs to streamline impact on the business and align test results and yield efficiencies
  • Working closely with the IT, Security, Engineering, Data and Compliance teams to ensure IT General Control documentation and monitoring programs are consistent with SOX requirements
  • Preparing materials and SOX compliance findings and assertions for Leadership and Audit Committee meetings
  • Seeking to continuously improve the SOX program to become more efficient and effective through optimization and automation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in crypto and digital assets industry
  • Experience with GRC and AuditBoard or similar tool
  • Familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite