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Avery Dennison Corporation

Manager, SOX Compliance

Avery Dennison Corporation - Glendale, CA

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

Proactively manage Avery Dennison’s (AVY’s) global SOX program.

Stay abreast of SOX requirements and  current best practices of comparable companies.  Continuously apply this information to evolve the vision, strategy and processes for AVY’s SOX program.

Work closely with Corporate and BU process owners to ensure all relevant risks are identified and internal controls are in place to address those risks.  Ensure related process flowcharts, narratives and test plans are

documented and key controls are tested timely.

Analyze and review existing SOX processes and procedures and update as appropriate to ensure efficiency and compliance.

Monitor and provide status reports from the SOX App on Corporate and BU’s progress throughout the year (both on external and internal requirements).

Review SOX compliance documentation and test results for accuracy, completeness and consistency across divisions, and provide necessary feedback and process improvement recommendations to the process owners.

Monitor and review remediation logs.

Assist Corporate  and BUs with testing of key internal controls and results documentation as needed; directly assist with the documentation and testing of company-wide controls.

Lead the analysis of SAD deficiencies by leading the final assessment of issues and concerns identified by external auditors and independent testers; identify and obtain appropriate mitigating controls and evidence from Corporate  and BUs as part of the assessment and communicate accordingly.

Identify best practices and standardize globally across all sites.

Ensure resources are adequate to meet compliance requirements.

Coordinate internal audit involvement with Corporate and BU’s.

Participate in special projects as necessary.

Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in accounting.

Experience with developing, maintaining, improving and/or auditing global SOX programs is required.

CPA, CMA and/or audit experience strongly preferred.  

5 years finance experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Proactive and self-managing team player, with solid interpersonal skills .

Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Flexibility to work in a changing environment and under deadline pressures .

Ability to interact with all levels of management and external parties.

Travel up to 25% of time.

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Company Profile:
Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 26,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a Fortune 500® company with sales of $6 billion from continuing operations in 2012. We are based in Glendale, California. - See more at: