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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Manager, SOX



Jakarta, Indonesia
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

Guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles—the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change.

Job Description

Get to know our Team:

The SOX team is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Group’s compliance with SOX regulations, and good internal control practices
  • Ensure financial policies, processes and controls in place, and operating effectively
  • Safeguarding of company assets through mitigating financial risks & exposures
  • Continuous improvements on financial operation through implementing innovative solutions

We make an impact by working with multiple business stakeholders to understand and improve internal controls. Our team is made up of intellectually curious professionals who are keen to apply their knowledge and experience in a dynamic setting. If you are looking for the opportunity to shape the control environment at a fast-paced and dynamic technology firm, then you should join our team!

Get to know the Role:

We are looking for a SOX Manager to lead the Internal control and SOX efforts in Malaysia. We believe a successful candidate has Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), audit and risk advisory experience in the FMCG, Technology/FinTech, and/or Retail industries, but if you believe you have what it takes then we’d love to hear from you either way. In return, you will get an opportunity to apply your expertise and shape the control environment in our diverse Malaysia businesses.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Directly report to the Senior Manager, SOX.
  • Maintain the internal SOX controls framework to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). This encompasses overseeing all internal controls over financial reporting (ICFRs) as well as IT Application Controls (ITACs).
  • Plan and lead the execution of the SOX Program for the designated scope, which involves conducting walkthroughs to gain process comprehension, assessing Financial Reporting risks, and evaluating control design and operational effectiveness to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Collaboration with the SOX team, Process Owners, and Control Owners across departments such as Finance, Operations, Group Technology Services, Products, and Engineering to ensure the ongoing updating and maintenance of SOX documentation.
  • Evaluate deficiencies that have been identified, engage with stakeholders to propose remediation plans/strategies, and conduct validation on remediation actions.
  • Additionally, review broader internal controls within various business/operations groups.
  • Conduct training sessions to educate employees on internal controls and proper process execution.
  • Anticipate approximately 10% travel requirements.


The must haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy, finance or equivalent
  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIA)
  • 8-10 years of audit and risk advisory (including SOX) experience, in the FMCG, Technology/FinTech, and Retail industries
  • Excellent command of English
  • Proficiency in productivity tools (Google suite, AuditBoard [a plus]).
  • Experience with analyzing and identifying the strengths and weaknesses of options and exercise critical thinking, problem solving, and judgment skills
  • Detail oriented

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.