Digital Internal Controls & Sox Compliance Manager


Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly experienced, knowledgeable, and proactive Digital Compliance Manager to ensure compliance with controls and processes are followed within the Digital team. Your duties will include developing policies, evaluating Digital compliance, and training employees on industry standards.

  • Developing, implementing, and sustaining IT policies and procedures, including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
  • Ensuring key Digital SOX controls are identified, tested, and remediated as required.
  • Evaluating Digital business processes to determine the adequacy of internal controls.
  • Managing all Digital audit and compliance work from proactive testing of controls through audit preparation, execution, findings review, and remediation
  • Creating internal Digital controls and processes.
  • Remediation of Digital control deficiencies and the design of process improvements.
  • Working closely the SOX Compliance, finance, legal and internal/external audit teams regarding audit strategies and the design and operating effectiveness of controls, ensuring they align with overall company goals
  • Overall guidance, training and implementation of Digital SOX policies and procedures.
  • Performing Digital control risk assessments.
  • Ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and effectiveness of the organisation’s Digital controls, including those related to financial reporting, system development, and data integrity
  • Ensuring that any non-compliance issues are addressed promptly and appropriately
  • Delivering monthly and quarterly reporting of IT audit and compliance status using agreed upon KPI’s


  • 5+ years of experience in Digital related SOX/internal audit preferred, including controls testing, auditing and gap remediation
  • Solid experience in a medium sized public company setting up and/or implementing Digital related SOX programs
  • Ability to interpret audit findings to ensure proper remediation efforts are being put in place
  • Previous experience developing policies, performing risk assessments, designing technical/administrative controls, and managing risk mitigation plans
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Detail oriented but able to consider the big picture
  • Strong project management, time management and coordination skills

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why, in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.


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