Senior Manager of SOX Compliance and Technical Accounting

Backcountry is in search for the next key member of its Accounting team.  As the Senior Manager of SOX Compliance and Technical Accounting, you will be responsible for the assessment, design, implementation, and testing of our SOX environment, including the remediation of any deficiencies. You will also be responsible for technical accounting research and building and managing a team of professionals, both internal and external, to contribute to these efforts. The Senior Manager of SOX Compliance and Technical Accounting is a critical member of our Accounting team as we prepare for an IPO. This position reports to the Sr. Director of Finance and Controller and is based at our Park City, UT office.

About the Job

  • Act as the central point of contact and manager for all technical accounting matters
  • Serve as the manager for Backcountry’s SOX compliance program and act as a central point of contact and subject matter expert
  • Continuously evaluate the scope and effectiveness of Backcountry’s SOX compliance program
  • Manage the annual risk assessment, materiality determination and development of detailed testing plans
  • Provide guidance to process and control owners on the identification, documentation and testing of business controls
  • Manage and facilitate audits with stakeholders including external auditors and process and control owners
  • Work with and assist process and control owners to ensure timely review and updates to process documentation and controls for new and/or existing processes
  • Supervise the execution and review of control testing and evaluate control deficiencies as needed
  • Coordinate with process and control owners to remediate identified exceptions
  • Identify and recommend business, entity level and/or application controls
  • Coordinate the collection and maintenance of comprehensive SOX and internal audit documentation
  • Assist with preparing reports and presentations on the status of the compliance process
  • Select, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of SOX compliance program
  • Develop and administer timelines, performance requirements, and budget
  • Stay current on applicable new technical literature, emerging trends, and best practices
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related projects as needed

About You

  • 7 to 9 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • CPA or CIA required
  • Understanding of SEC reporting helpful but not required
  • Strong understanding of SOX compliance, internal audit, PCAOB standards and US GAAP
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills; ability to multitask and balance priorities
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, while maintaining accuracy of information and attention to detail
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office Suite skills

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