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Compliance Manager

About Crown

Crown Holdings, Inc. is a world leader in the metal packaging production process. We design and manufacture a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions and products. Our clients are some of the largest and most respected companies in the world.

It's an exciting time to join our business because Crown offers you the opportunity to grow and develop your skills in an expanding industry.

Crown was founded with the goal of valuing and promoting sustainability and this vision continues to be essential to our long-term future.


About this opportunity

The position of the Compliance Manager is created to ensure that all Shared Service Centre departments meet the company's policies, standards and with particular emphasis on Sarbanes Oxley controls. This role is based in Wantage, Oxfordshire, UK and reports into the European Shared Service Centre Manager. 

The purpose of this role is to identify and assess potential risks and develop remediation plans to manage any exposure and to implement an independent and a robust control and compliance function at Shared Services to build a reliable defence to protect and safeguard compliance thresholds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review SOX control evidence for completeness and compliance
  • Organise the collection and custody of control evidence for SOX audits
  • Manage SOX audits and conduct annual reviews to ensure compliance with SOX controls
  • Organise and manage the audit process with divisional internal and external audit with PWC
  • Review and standardise controls to simplify and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the controls in the shared services
  • Maintain routine communication, feedback and reports to the SSC management team on the effectiveness of the SSC controls
  • Proactively detect ethical violations, compliance issues and implement remediation plans in accordance with SSC management team
  • Ensure that changes to governance requirements are communicated to all those affected within shared services and amongst businesses

Required Qualifications

  • A recognised degree in Finance or Business Administration
  • Part or fully qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACMA 


Essential Experience

  • Previous experience working within one of the 'Big Four' is essential for this position 
  • Previous experience in a governance function or compliance role
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP)


Required Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within an organisation
  • Open to new ideas and able to learn new processes rapidly
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer literate with an interest in finance systems
  • Diligence
  • Highly organised
  • Deadline focus


  • Previous experience within a Shared Service Centre environment
  • Exposure to Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • An additional European language

What Crown Offers You

  • The opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment

  • To be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance 

  • Professional and personal development through training and work experiences

  • Strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees 


Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging!


Working Together

Accessibility, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are key features of Crown’s culture of Working Together. We aim to value and respect each individual and foster an environment where everyone is represented.


We strive to promote psychological safety, allowing colleagues to bring their authentic selves to work and ultimately generate a sense of belonging at Crown.


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Compliance Manager

Requisition ID:  2234

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area:  Finance
Experience Level:  Manager
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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