Tangier, MA

SOX-Internal Control Champion

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Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of more than 165,000 talented employees in 37 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at lear.com, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Lear has been operating in Morocco since 2003, offering a wide range of products and demonstrating strong expertise in electrical distribution systems, electronics, surface materials, and seating JIT(Just-in-Time).  With its 17 cutting-edge production and engineering sites located in Rabat, Tangier, Kenitra, and Meknes, Lear Morocco has become a major and significant player in the industry employing over 19,000 diverse & talented team members.

Lear Morocco has been certified as a Top Employer for 2022 and 2023 in recognition of its unwavering commitment to operational excellence, innovation, and fostering supportive work environment.


Position Overview


A great new opportunity has opened to join are regional finance team as Sox Champion Morocco.

You will be supporting all plants in Morocco across all business in all topics related to Sox.

You will also support the plants in implementing the adequate financial and operational controls to be compliant with the SOX requirements.


Additional duties will include (but may not be limited to)


  • Support the plants in implementing the adequate financial and operational controls to be compliant with the SOX requirements.
  • Train the Finance and plant’s Operational resources to the SOX controls
  • Follow up the status of the SOX deficiencies opened for the different Moroccan entities following Divisional Balance Sheet reviews, audits, or self-assessments
  • Support and give guidance to the Operational and Finance teams about the most adequate action plans targeting the timely closure of the deficiencies
  • Monitor and support the quarterly SOX testing until the certification step
  • Liaise on a regular basis with the European SOX Champion about the remediation status to address the deficiencies opened, the progress of the SOX testing and provide regular feedback on the overall control environment
  • Ensure through the yearly SOX quality reviews the SOX testing and documentation (SOX Portal, SOX permanent file etc.) is correctly performed and provides satisfactory assurance about the quality of the internal controls.
  • Ensure the quality of the testing meets the required standards.
  • Coordinate and monitor the annual risk assessment review
  • Help and support the finance manager on country tasks (Financial statements, Legal audit, …)


To Be Successful In This Role


  • High degree in SOX/Audit/Accounting/Management
  • Spirit of analysis
  • Good financial & Audit knowledges
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Coordination of multifunctional teams
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ Experience in similar position
  • Fluent French & English


Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.