Manager, SOX/Internal Controls

Business Support
Job Type:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a Manager, SOX/Internal Controls to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Toronto service office.

Why we need you: -

Within this role, your overall responsibilities will include managing the Internal Controls Project Management Office (“IC PMO”) in building a best practice, world class SOX function. Specifically, responsible for working with the Associate Director to plan, execute, and review activities in support of the companies SOX and other financial reporting compliance requirements.

Who are we looking for: -

You will have a bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting along with CA or CPA qualifications as you will be identifying and documenting in-scope processes and internal controls to assess adequacy of design, mitigation of risk in accordance with IC PMO methodology and standards. Along with this, you’ll be building excellent working relationships and rapport with applicable management at all levels, to include external partners and auditors so excellent communication, interpersonal, and project management skills are essential. We will need you to have extensive business experience in finance/accounting with a primary focus in internal or external audit on a public company as this role involves providing your expertise in common in-scope SOX business processes by consulting with management and providing recommendations on best practices to help mitigate financial reporting and compliance risks. You will be heavily involved with the annual planning and scoping activities, as well as interim reporting to management and committees. Along with this, you'll be following up with appropriate business process owners to ensure proper implementation of remediation activities to address internal control deficiencies. With this in mind, excellent analytical, documentation and interpersonal skills, including ability to handle demands from multiple sources amidst tight deadlines is important.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Excellent technical abilities in application of IFRS, COSO, CSOX, SOX, SEC & PCAOB pronouncements along with practical knowledge of requirements related to internal controls & financial reporting as explained in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Having industry experience within gaming and/or technology would be a great asset but it is essential you have unquestionable integrity and ethics. Travel of 25-35% of the time will be involved in this role.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal interest allowance which encourages our employees to enhance their skills or pursue a hobby. We also offer a baby bounty of $1,900 CAD upon the birth of a child. Moreover, mothers receive a maternity leave top-up, while fathers receive parental days to spend time with their new born and family. We offer a competitive and flexible Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan, which you can sign up for after three months with the company.

Our in-house training and development team delivers fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks and of course an unlimited amount of coffee! We also provide catered lunch to our employees on special occasions or whenever we think they deserve it.

Our employees can always enrol into an employee-led sports program and in terms of relaxation we offer yoga and massages under our yearly wellness initiatives. We also offer a perks program to everyone and throw legendary Christmas parties!

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Toronto office in the Finance Department.