Supports and maintains software-as-a-service (SaaS) and enterprisewide applications associated with the collection, retrieval, accessibility and usage of data for internal department planning and activities. Performs basic configuration, setup, and updating of application, including table definitions and access control. Enters and ensures validity of data entered into established tables, fields and system databases. Builds and produces reports using query and flexible reporting tools to meet the requirements of business management and staff. Sets up user accesses and trains users on application. Recommends changes in applications development, maintenance and system standards.
Avalara's world class IT team is looking for the next generation of stars to help us become part of every tax transaction in the world. The Avalara Global Technology team is looking for an experienced Compliance Manager to promote quality, efficiency and collaboration within our environment. You will help influence, grow and monitor our Technology team's focus on SOX compliance. If you're looking for a role with high influence and high agility, then this is where you need to be.
Design, implement and monitor compliance with our policies and other SOX requirements related to IT General Controls
Perform spot testing IT General Controls to monitor adherence to processes
Drive Technology wide initiatives focused on automation and scalability of SOX processes
Manage ad-hoc internal audit and compliance related projects working with the business
Serve on the Technology leadership team, involved and focused on up leveling our compliance program
5+ years of Big 4 SOX compliance / audit experience
Experience with risks, internal controls to mitigate risks, and accounting processes
Experience explaining technical subjects to non-technical end-user personnel in large enterprises
Dedicated to meeting and delivering on our goals
Experience with risk management; identify issues and escalate
Knowledge of financial ERP and enterprise systems are required (Workday, NetSuite, Salesforce, and Atlassian)
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.
Location/Region: Seattle, WA