Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical need. Valneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19.

Your responsibilities

  • Assist in planning of SOX program in terms of scope, and work program of individual processes or systems
  • Evaluate risk and likely sources of potential financial misstatement for key operational processes
  • Apply and assess financial reporting impact based on knowledge of Accounting Principles (e.g., IFRS, GAAP)
  • Partner with company financial, operational and information technology groups to conduct walkthroughs,
    assess control design, and test control operating effectiveness for processes across the organization, with a
    focus on new transactions, significant changes or other areas of high risk
  • Execute SOX Program Management responsibilities including the coordination, execution and monitoring of
    controls testing, exceptions and remediation
  • Document test results in form of workpapers and give support for an informed, objective opinion of the risk
    exposure
  • Conduct follow-up on both open and past due SOX observations on a regular basis
  • Act as a liaison to the company’s external auditors on their annual audit and the company’s SOX program
  • Drive control optimization and automation opportunities, data analytics and process improvements
  • Assist in the periodic update and distribution of corporate governance documents (including quarterly 302
    questionnaires and control self-assessments)

Your qualifications

  • 3-5 years of SOX, financial audit, internal audit, or related internal controls experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business or related discipline(s)
  • Strong understanding of IFRS, US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Prior experience with ERP (Microsoft Dynamics AX) and an internal controls management
    software (Auditboard) is an asset
  • Job relevant certification a plus (e.g., CPA, CIA)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills presenting internal control and risk matters
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a
    virtual/international team
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Striving for continuous improvement and optimization
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and
    communicate the benefits of tax initiatives

Our offer

  • Open, appreciative company culture with innovative spirit and attractive assignments
  • International surrounding with flat hierarchies
  • Good team spirit in a strong and highly motivated team
  • Wide range of benefits like flexitime, combination of home office and office work, performance-related bonus, lunch vouchers, childcare center (“Kindergarten”), company events

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 40.000,-  gross per year based on full-time employment. However, our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

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