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Director SOX Compliance

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Director, SOX Compliance

At Expedia Group (the Company), our purpose is to bring the world within reach for every traveler. If you seek a collaborative, rewarding and exciting environment, and are enthusiastic about leading a team at the forefront of SOX compliance that is critical to helping the world’s largest travel platform assess the risks across the organization, Expedia Group is innovating compliance. We are looking for a leader with deep technical and business process knowledge, excellent executive-level communication skills, who wants to evangelize, educate, and partner with all levels of the organization on SOX compliance.

What you will do:

  • This position will report directly to the VP, Corporate Audit Services (CAS)

  • Lead and oversee the Company’s SOX compliance efforts by partnering with business and IT (Information Technology) process owners across the Company, division controllership teams (2nd line of defense), internal and external auditors

  • Responsible for oversight of the management’s design assessment and test of operating effectiveness via our SOX co-source partner

  • Partner with shared services, division controllership teams, and process owners to develop, enhance, or recommend changes to SOX risks, controls, and/or process flows related to in-scope entities, processes, and/or products

  • Oversee the Company’s quarterly SOX certification process

  • Oversee management’s assessment of internal control over financial reporting

  • Using the ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) methodology, evaluate both CAS and process owner SOX identified deficiencies and their impact to both the financial statements and overall internal control environment, including the ultimate remediation and resolution

  • Drive SOX compliance across the enterprise and educate, consult, evaluate, and advise process owners on internal SOX controls and risk mitigation

  • Manage and continuously leverage the SOX management software (i.e., JIRA)

  • Deliver executive management presentations to summarize SOX scoping, risks and controls, testing results and deficiency impacts

  • Develop an in depth understanding of the Company’s IT environment (systems, services, architecture, and people) and apply that knowledge with existing technical/systems expertise to support business processes and procedures

  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of SOX compliance professionals, providing active coaching, feedback, and guidance, while fostering an inclusive culture

  • Provide on-going thought-leadership around emerging trends, regulations, and technologies in the worlds of SOX compliance, e-commerce, and technology; promote continuous learning and cultivate “best-in-class” practitioner capabilities by delivering team trainings, or organizing learning opportunities

Who you are:

  • Minimum 10 years of directly relevant experience across technology, financial, and operational SOX compliance

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in accounting, audit, finance, business, information systems or related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Big four or similar public, client-service assurance/advisory/SOX experience

  • Relevant certification(s) - CIA, CISA, CPA/CA, or other relevant certifications

  • Strong knowledge of services/systems prevalent in large-scale public technology/e-commerce organizations (including homegrown systems/services, payment systems, AWS/cloud environments, Oracle ERP, Workday, Salesforce, Hyperion, GRC tools)

  • Knowledge of current and emerging industry trends, regulations, and frameworks (e.g., COSO, COBIT)

  • Proven history of thinking strategically, using sound business judgement, and biased to driving action and business results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to, as this position will involve frequent, direct interaction with senior executives

  • Successful experience developing and fostering high-performing teams to address complex issues within large organizations

  • Ability to travel domestic and international - the role may require up to 5% travel

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Illinois - Chicago

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 11/07/2022

  • ID # R-78081-2

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