The Role:

As the International SOX Compliance Manager, you will be a key member of the Kaplan International SOX team. The role will involve coordinating the international teams’ SOX reporting, performing and reviewing testing, remediating deficiencies, updating control activities and their design and periodic reporting of results to management. In addition, the post-holder will be involved in supporting and developing the international SOX testers at the in-scope businesses.


  • Coordinating SOX reporting for international businesses (ensuring timely completion of reporting responsibilities)
  • Review of SOX testing and reporting (quarterly, annual and ad hoc)
  • Assisting the IT department with user access provisioning controls, including access control management and segregation of duties
  • Providing guidance to the international SOX teams
  • Performing Entity Level Controls (ELCs) testing
  • Assisting with documentation, testing, periodic updates and remediating deficiencies in the international businesses
  • Identifying risks, design, redesign and implementation of existing compliance measures
  • Drive and oversee improvement projects related to financial and policy compliance
  • Ad hoc projects – Fixed asset tracking; Segregation of duties testing; Implementing controls for changes in business scope

Candidate profile

  • Qualified accountant
  • Technically competent
  • Significant SOX compliance and reporting experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong persuasive skills and ability to influence all levels
  • Project management skills/experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • US GAAP knowledge helpful
  • Ability to work independently and manage your own workload

Application Method

Please apply with your CV and covering letter

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As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

About Kaplan International Languages.

Every year, Kaplan International Languages (KIL) helps students from various countries to develop and improve their English language skills. With a network of schools spanning 6 countries, KIL has the largest presence of any international language school in the English-speaking world. Our schools are in vibrant, sought-after and convenient locations, providing our students with the right environment to achieve their goals. We offer a wide selection of courses from General English and exam courses through to 8-month intensive programs.

As part of Kaplan Inc., KIL is proud to share in the Kaplan tradition of academic excellence, standing alongside other established education institutions like Kaplan Financial, Kaplan International Pathways, Kaplan Test Prep and Kaplan Professional. Kaplan Inc., which is owned by Graham Holdings, is one of the world’s largest providers of education and training. It has an 80-year history of expanding access to academic opportunity and global revenues of more than US$2 billion. We are proud to have recently welcomed ESL Education and Alpadia Language Schools into the Kaplan International Group.

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