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SALESFORCECOM INC Auditor, Internal Audit - SOX in Seattle, Washington

To get the best candidate experience, please consider applying for a maximum of 3 roles within 12 months to ensure you are not duplicating efforts.Job CategoryFinance and OperationsJob DetailsSalesforce is looking for a talented and dynamic Internal Audit-SOX Auditor to work on the Internal Audit-SOX Team within our high-growth company. The candidate must demonstrate strong initiative, ownership, passion as well as excellent management, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.The Auditor will assist in facilitating the SOX Annual Cycle including managing the documentation refresh process, executing Annual Risk Assessments, and preparing business partners for control walkthroughs. Other responsibilities include planning and performing SOX testing, with the expectation of appropriately communicating testing results to management. In the event of a control failure, the Auditor will support remediation efforts to closure. This position acts as an advisor to his / her respective business partners to drive continuous process improvement. On occasion, this role will participate in live trainings and other presentations. In addition to SOX, the Auditor will assist with other special projects that arise as a result of the Company's fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Examples of these other special projects include new acquisition integration, system upgrades, segregation of duties and international business process standardization.This position helps drive continuous improvement of our controls to deliver tangible process improvements and strengthening of our controls framework. We aim to provide superior compliance and process management service to all departments we serve. The Company's management does not take a "check-the-box" approach when it comes to SOX requirements and the Auditor is expected to assist in driving process change, think independently, argue his / her position on a matter and assist in recommending improvements in every area that the Internal Audit-SOX team touches.We are looking for a candidate with significant experience in SOX compliance, process management and controls. Because of our innovative and entrepreneurial culture, we seek individuals who can help drive process improvement and awareness of and adherence to policies and procedures within our ever-expanding global employee base.Job Functions:Plan and execute SOX testing and documentation activities with consistent qualityTake ownership for all assigned process areas, which includes obtaining a comprehensive understanding of all process activities and controls as well as related company policies and external accounting and reporting guidelines and act as a subject matter expert for each of these assigned process areasWork with business process owners to gain an understanding of the process, associated risks and key controls to be testedConsult with business process owners and offer recommendations in designing new processes and controls or updating current onesAssess and make recommendations / suggestions regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and operationsBe aware of current developments in processes, internal policies and procedures, and external accounting and reporting guidance and critically challenge the purpose of procedures. Drive consistency in approach to recommend, where appropriate, adaptation to our audit methodology to ensure continuous improvementBuild strong, working relationships with internal departments, including those in international locations, IT personnel, internal and external auditorsKeep abreast of SEC, US GAAP and other regulatory and technical guidance and regulations as it pertains to SOX and other related activities and perform applicable testing in line with standards for technically challenging areas (i.e. Revenue Recognition, Purchase Accounting, FX Hedging, etc.)Maintain dialogue with