Topic: San Francisco, CA

Subject: Compliance Manager opportunity
Jeff Ong
Member: 2006
Submitted on 11-14-18 8:15 pm

Position Title:  Manager, J-SOX Compliance

Job Description

Hitachi America, Ltd. is looking for experienced J-SOX compliance manager.  The manager will be responsible for J-SOX and other internal control management assessment to maintain a strong control environment.  The position reports to Senior Director, Corporate Finance and Accounting.

Major Responsibilities:

·         Develop J-SOX compliance plans based on parent’s (Hitachi Ltd.) instruction and compliance guideline.

·         Coordinate with Divisional leaders, Process owners and other project members to update project guideline, scoping, and overall project planning.

·         Coordinate with process owners regarding JSOX documentation, testing, evaluation, and necessary remediation.

o   Ensure documentation is updated in timely manner to reflect changes in the business unit structure, process, etc.

o   Assist process owner in documenting process and internal control documentation.

o   Perform company level control testing.

o   Review and evaluate management testing results for process-level controls.

·         Coordinate with consultant (e.g. KPMG) who conduct management testing and support updating internal control documentation.

·         Coordinate with external audit firm (e.g. E&Y) to ensure timely completion of J-SOX audit.

·         Coordinate Hitachi Ltd. internal audit.

·         Point of contact person to evaluate new process change and implementation to ensure internal control is acceptable.

·         Review and monitor segregation of duties and provide advice on mitigating controls, as needed.

·         Annual and continuous coordination and confirmation of F&A policy and manual update.

·         Plan and coordinate J-SOX training as needed.

·         Prepare reports within the company and to the parent.

·         Maintain documentation management.

·         Plan and/or perform periodic self-audit to ensure strong control.

·         Other various type of project administrative duties.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

·         Bachelor or higher degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related area (CPA a plus).

·         5-10 years of audit experience, preferably at a Big 4 or comparable public accounting firm.

·         JSOX or SOX experience.

·         Ability to effectively coordinate and manage a program with multiple focus areas under set time constraints.

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Project management experience preferred.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills (ability to work closely with different organizations, team, consultants, and external auditors).

·         Proficient in MS Office Software.

·         Travel may be required.


The position is in Brisbane, CA and will relocate to Santa Clara, CA sometime early 2019.

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