SOX Compliance Technology Program Manager

Information Technology Everett, Washington


Funko Overview
Welcome to the Funko-verse, a world built on pure imagination, a land governed by the philosophy that stories matter, a universe comprised of characters from countless fandoms, a galaxy of once upon a times and happily ever afters.
But what does Funko do?
Funko is a purveyor of pop culture and licensed-focused collectibles company. Funko currently holds thousands of lenses and the rights to create tens of thousands of characters – one of the largest portfolios in the pop culture and collectibles industry.  Funko’s Pop! Vinyl is the number one stylized vinyl collectible on the market, selling millions of figures to fans around the world.
We are seeking a diligent and experienced Program Manager to lead all efforts relating to Compliance within our Technology Team.  Compliance Requirements include SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley), GDPR, PII, and PCI.  Ideal candidate will have a strong background in design and implementation of ITGCs and will oversee the implementation and testing of these controls.  Your background should have strong experience in accounting, auditing, and regulatory compliance, with a focus on SOX ITGCs. This role requires meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with various departments to implement and maintain SOX controls and procedures. You will work with the Funko DPO (Data Privacy Office) to ensure all privacy requirements are implemented.  The Compliance Program Manager will play a critical role in managing risk, maintaining regulatory compliance, and supporting the company's financial integrity.

What You’ll Do
  • Develop, implement, and maintain compliance strategies, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to identify key SOX risks and controls, ensuring adequate documentation and testing methodologies are in place.
  • Conduct periodic testing and evaluation of ITGCs to identify weaknesses, deficiencies, or areas for improvement; partner with IT and Business teams with remediation.
  • Provide guidance and training to internal stakeholders on SOX and other regulatory compliance requirements, control objectives, and best-practices.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors with compliance audits, including providing documentation, responding to inquiries, and addressing findings.
  • Monitor changes to regulatory standards, assessing their impact on the organization and recommending appropriate actions.
  • Own and manage the tasks needed to remediate any identified deficiencies or weaknesses, tracking progress and ensuring timely resolution.
  • Prepare compliance reports and presentations for senior management and regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on SOX compliance matters, providing guidance and support to the organization as required.
  • Review compliance reports from external partners & vendors, including SOC-1, SOC-2, security assessments, and others reports
  • Stay informed about emerging trends and developments in SOX compliance and other regulatory requirements, continuously enhancing knowledge and skills.

What You’ll Bring
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA) preferred.
  • Proven experience (typically 5+ years) with SOX Compliance, internal auditing, or public accounting, with a strong understanding of SOX regulations and requirements.
  • Familiarity of other regulatory requirements including GDPR, PII, PCI, and others.
  • Solid knowledge of financial reporting processes, internal controls, and risk management principles.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to assess complex situations, identify issues, and propose effective solutions.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and drive initiatives to completion.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision in documentation and reporting.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and SOX compliance software/tools.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards and promoting a culture of integrity and compliance within the organization.
Salary Information
The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $105,000 - 130,000 annually. ​Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.
What Funko Offers

Funko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge?

What Funko Offers
Funko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel!

Funko is an equal opportunity employer. We know that every superhero has a unique origin story and the diversity of these stories enrich what we do. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.