Financial Controls and Sox Specialist
1d ago
  • Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services. Since 2001, we have occupied a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries;
  • providing sports federations, news media, consumer platforms and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business.

    The Financial Controls and Sox Specialist will join a newly established team that oversees and ensures the timely delivery of high-quality SOX program, internal controls and special project(s) in accordance with professional standards and Sportradar guidelines.

    Reporting to the Financial Controls Senior Manager, the main goal of this role is advising the business on appropriate ICFR / SOX and ITGC controls including the testing, design and implementation of internal controls strategy to identify and mitigate risks while meeting expectations of key stakeholders and external auditors.

    The successful candidate will have experience of delivering internal control frameworks and remediating business controls.

    This will include working with the Internal controls and Sox Compliance Manager and the wider Finance Team, to provide support and subject matter expertise across the Groups’ functions in order to drive the development and continual improvement of the Sportradar’s Sox business control framework.

    The Challenge

  • Assisting the Financial Controls Senior Manager in the design, implementation of the Group’s internal controls over financial reporting
  • Support with the Risk & Control Matrix (RACM), process flowcharts and other documentation.
  • Assist with the documentation of relevant related policies and procedures.
  • Support the Business implementing Sox controls for new in-scope busines or acquisitions.
  • Perform test of controls on a periodic basis and provide support and guidance to control owners and operators.
  • Work together with IT to ensure the Group’s IT control framework meets SOX compliance requirements.
  • Support the internal and external Sox audits, assisting to coordinate walkthroughs, testing and progress.
  • Assist the Financial Controls senior manager on evaluating any control deficiencies identified by internal or external audit and work with control owners to implement any required remediation.
  • Drive consistency, quality and continuous improvement of business processes and controls.
  • Assist with special projects (i.e. process improvements, system implementations, control re-designs).
  • Provide internal controls training to control owners.
  • Perform limited assurance internal controls testing at non-Sox entities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as necessary
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, accounting, finance, systems or related field.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, SOX, COSO, financial and / or IT risks and controls, and leading business practices.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or comparable certification required
  • As an ideal candidate, you have previous 3+ years of proven experience in working in a financial position in a similar industry or with a Big4 company
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) German is a plus
  • Strong written and inter-personal skills
  • Proven ability to thrive in a creative, dynamic, fast-paced environment, and work both independently and in a team environment, shifting between the role of an individual contributor, team player, project manager, and strategist

    Sportradar is a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content for its clients around the world.

    We provide cutting-edge solutions and services to media companies, bookmakers, sports federations and state authorities.

    We are a truly international business employing over 2,200 people in over 30 locations around the world. Our rapid growth has been driven by technological innovation alongside an understanding of our clients’ business needs.

    It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 100 countries.

    We occupy a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries. This creates an exciting and fast-moving working environment that rewards creative thinking and hard work.

    We are passionate about what we do, and we care passionately about our people.

    If you think you’re up to the challenge, come and help us to grow, innovate and develop!

    Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to encourage diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to among other things, your background, status or personal preferences.

    Make the team : Join us and shape your future as well as ours!

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