Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

SOX Manager

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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As the SOX Manager, you will play a critical role in helping Fluence deliver the company’s global SOX program and continue to build our SOX framework as a newly public company. This position will work closely with the process and control owners to assess the end to end processes and controls are SOX compliant. You will work closely with the broader IA and ERM team to build synergies as well as efficiencies in assessing risk across the Fluence Control Environment, and at times may support certain activities. You will work closely with the broader IA team based in the US. There is a possibility of up to 15% travel.

As the Sox Manager at Fluence, you will:

  • Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of internal SOX controls.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, coordinating, and execution of all phases of SOX compliance.
  • This includes leading walkthroughs and identifying/validating key controls, developing test procedures, executing, and documenting testing, and reporting results to Management, Internal and External Audit.
  • Maintain internal control environment and ensure compliance with accounting policies and SOX regulations.
  • Establish key stakeholder relationships across Corporate and the Regional businesses.
  • Work collaboratively with our broader IA team by supporting select Internal Audits (non-SOX) in planning, fieldwork execution and reporting phases of Internal Audits, as well as ad-hoc projects and requests
  • Oversee the work executed by our co-sourced partners.
  • Manage the GRC tool (AuditBoard) for the SOX module.
  • Overlap with US working hours – ½ day.

What will our ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required.
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA) is preferred.
  • SOX implementation and ITGC experience with a newly public company is preferred.
  • Experience in using data analytics as well as industry experience in renewable energy is a plus.
  • 7-9 years of Big 4 public accounting or Corporate SOX/Controls experience in a multi-national public company.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley, risk and controls standards and business process best practices.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills.
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.