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Flowserve Corporation Manager, SOX Compliance (Maternity Cover) in Budapest, Hungary

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Flowserve is a world-leading manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of comprehensive flow control systems. Driven by our Purpose, we are committed to building a more sustainable future to make the world better for everyone. With more than 16,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with local presence. We support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, creating products to meet the needs of our customers who are supplying energy, fresh water, pharmaceuticals and other essentials to consumers, businesses and governments globally.

Join a company where the people challenge themselves to approach each situation with ingenuity and creativity to help provide our customers with the most innovative flow control products and services. You will be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio, and unmatched commitment to customer success. Flowserve’s culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work, and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and career in motion at Flowserve.

Role summary:

The Sox Compliance Manager role is instrumental in driving efficiency and effectiveness in SOX controls and processes in the BSC to ensure that we operate in line with the Company’s Accounting Policies and the SOX requirements. You will be responsible leading the SOX Team with 3 colleagues. If you would like to expand your existing leadership skills or try yourself in a different area while forming the future of the BSC part of the Senior Management team, this is a great opportunity for you!


People management

  • Manager of people leaders and role model to them. Represent Flowserve values in daily behaviors, activities, and decisions. Provide support, direction and encouragement to employees in leadership positions. Help them continue to develop their leadership skills for the benefit of the team and company.

  • Empower people leaders to make decisions and complete projects by giving them autonomy.

  • Lead the team, manage challenging situations and conflicts while ensuring the team's processes and tasks are carried out efficiently. Monitor and support resource needs based on planning and budget

  • Drive recruitment and selection processes and employer branding initiatives by ensuring active participation of the team

  • Develop an environment and culture that supports the attraction and retention of quality talent. Engage and reward top talent.

  • Create clear ownership and understanding of the processes and metrics necessary to continue financial activity including KPIs and other business metrics

  • Manage talent process for own team: Performance management, talent assessment, succession planning and development plan creation and follow-up

  • Mentoring and continuous coaching for direct reports and team members

  • Support the creation of appropriate backup structure and cross-training to ensure continuous service levels

Service and Process

  • Support all Operations & Maintenance processes

  • Ensure all necessary finance services are available and that workloads are run in line with required service levels, and delegate tasks to members of the team and guide them where necessary.

  • Proactively anticipate and prevent issues and barriers, acting swiftly to engage appropriate resources, communicate/escalate.

  • Manage finances and budgets.

  • Manage cost by improving productivity without sacrificing customer satisfaction.

  • Assess customer feedback and use creativity to establish, improve, and refine services.

  • Build a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement

  • Manage transitions.

  • Ensure appropriate and up-to-date process documentation and knowledge management within own department.

  • Have an understanding of partner functions’ processes and support own operation team in case of process clarification, identifying interconnections and improvement opportunities

Quality and legal compliance and controls

  • Ensure compliance with FLS policies, US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as defined by FLS, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and local statutory laws and regulations and that business is conducted within FLS ethical code of business conduct.

  • End to end coordination and development of Finance Compliance & Controls as required for own function and in close cooperation with the individual sites serviced by the Center to prevent or mitigate violations of legal guidelines and Accounting Policies

  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls regularly and improve them continuously.

  • Maintain and improve own function’s governance structure and protocols, with relevant metrics and performance measurement systems

  • Make sure Risk & Compliance initiatives are completed and implemented for own area of responsibility

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of financial controls for local and SOX requirements.

  • Provide advice as needed and ensure governance and internal control standards are embedded in the end-to-end processes and operations.

  • Report activities of the team to stakeholders through regular and ad hoc reporting

  • Responsible to ensure the integrity of the financial information provided for the stakeholders and for internal/external auditors

  • Meet business needs as they relate to Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Quality, Integrity.

  • Revise Desktop Procedures, Month-end SOX reports, etc. during transitions/periodically to identify and then remediate hidden risks, non-conformity, or inefficiency issues.

  • Coordinate Internal Audit and SOX Audit activity for own area of responsibility and ensure timely remediation of any deficiencies.

  • Proactively drive and promote compliance culture into the BSC organization.

  • Monitor appropriate accesses for all team members in line with SOX, other legal and Flowserve process requirements

Stakeholder management

  • Strategically partner with stakeholders to represent controllership, assist in improving company-wide processes related to managed area of responsibility.

  • Build partnerships at local, regional, and global level that could support initiatives, ensuring compliance with the department’s and firm’s requirements.

  • Identify customer needs and improve the company's services to maintain and elevate customer satisfaction.


  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred, Master's Degree is a plus

  • Demonstration of Flowserve Values, Behaviors and People Leader Expectations in daily work

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and develop people

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills in English

  • Confident user of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to establish and maintain productive and collaborative work relationships with stakeholders

  • Ability to plan, lead, and implement changes as necessary

  • Continuous improvement mindset (LEAN Six Sigma is an advantage)

  • Strategic thinking and planning

  • Understand the interface of finance processes and technologies

  • Deep understanding of controls in a BSC environment

What we can offer you:

  • Friendly multicultural environment and team events

  • Life, accident and health insurance

  • Cafeteria Package

  • Career development and training opportunity

  • There is an opportunity for home office

Req ID : R-9850

Job Family Group : Finance & Accounting

Job Family : FA Accounting

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