Senior Analyst, SOX Compliance

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We’re looking for a Senior Analyst, SOX Compliance to join our Finance team in Montreal. You will support the best practices of our finance division to drive internal audit and SOX compliance at Lightspeed.             

As part of the finance team, you will help the Internal Audit and SOX Compliance team grow by aiding in the quarterly 52-109 and annual SOX 404 certification processes by leading several business process cycles, integration of acquired companies as well as process improvements for the Company. Additionally, you may participate in other ad-hoc compliance projects to better the Internal Audit & SOX Compliance functions.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager, SOX Compliance, you will assist in the testing and documentation of SOX controls, including reviewing the applicable risks, processes, and flowcharts; 
  • Involvement in the integration of newly acquired companies regarding the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of newly acquired entities’ SOX-relevant processes;
  • Champion the internal audit system (AuditBoard);
  • Participate in the external audit process; and
  • Participate in ad-hoc special projects.

What you’ll be bringing to the team:

  • CPA, CIA, or in process of obtaining either designation 
  • At least 4 years of experience as an internal or external auditor
  • Robust knowledge on SOX requirements
  • Knowledge of application of IFRS
  • Experience in situations that require significant attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Experience with AuditBoard, NetSuite and/or Salesforce
  • Experience in a high growth, technology company
  • Excellent written and spoken French

Who you are:

  • You are self-motivated and detail-oriented, able to multitask and work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • You have an interest in strengthening your knowledge in technical accountancy and keeping up with the latest developments in accounting and financial reporting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple projects at a time, meet deadlines and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • You have great analytical skills, and professional judgment
  • You have a desire to take ownership
  • You have a team-oriented personality with the ability to work independently

What’s in it for you?: 

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible environment;
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.
  • Opportunity to make a difference; help merchants grow their businesses and become more successful by creating or improving products and addressing customer feedback
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale
  • Opportunities to learn and expand your skill set
  • Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family

... and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed equity scheme (we are all owners).
  • Flexible paid time off and remote work policies.
  • Health insurance.
  • Contributions to your pension plan - RRSP.
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year.
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents.
  • Mental health online platform and counselling & coaching services.
  • Training opportunities to grow your skills and career
  • Volunteer day.
  • Fully stacked kitchen (hot and cold beverages, meals served) 
  • Happy hours to build your relationships with colleagues after work 

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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