Financial Compliance Manager

Job description

Do you innovate with integrity? Believe a team is stronger together? Are you passionate about sustainability? If these are some of the attributes that describe you, then read on. We are looking for courageous, collaborative, and curious problem solvers who are interested in joining our team to help us develop solutions to complex challenges.

Digimarc is a global leader in product digitization, delivering business value across industries through unique identifiers and cloud-based solutions. A trusted partner in deterring digital counterfeiting of global currency for more than 20 years, Digimarc illuminates a product’s journey to provide intelligence and promote a prosperous, safer, and more sustainable world. Digimarc also gives every product a digital presence connected to a cloud-based record of its journey and interactions via the EVRYTHNG Product Cloud ®. With Digimarc, you can finally see everything. And when you see everything, you can achieve anything. For more information, visit us at digimarc.com.


Digimarc is seeking a detail oriented, results-driven Financial Compliance Manager to join our accounting and finance team. Under the supervision of the Controller, this person will be responsible for overseeing financial compliance, for all entities and in all states and jurisdictions, related to internal controls, stock administration, and corporate sales and income tax. They be responsible for all aspects of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) compliance including assessing the scope of SOX controls and working collaboratively with other members of the finance team to identify, design, and document key controls and processes. They will work closely with legal and payroll to ensure that the administration of our stock awards are done accurately and timely. They will facilitate the preparation of our tax provisions and returns with our tax advisors and review the reasonableness of their work.


  • Manage the annual SOX program
  • Manage the annual SOX program from planning through scheduling, preparing, execution, testing, tracking and reporting. This includes materiality and risk assessment, documenting and designing SOX processes and controls, controls testing, deficiency evaluation and remediation tracking
  • Work directly with business process owners on the implementation of SOX controls, including business process controls design, policies and procedures
  • Resolve any internal control deficiencies through collaboration with process and control owners
  • Work with the external auditors and coordinate the IT SOX audit
  • Summarize and communicate status and findings on a quarterly basis to executive team
  • Manage stock administration
  • Gain a deep understanding of the stock plans and become the subject matter expert to partner with our legal, accounting, and payroll teams
  • Educate employees about their equity and answer ongoing questions
  • Comply with international and US reporting requirements
  • Maintain the equity management platform and identify and implement process improvements
  • Coordinate with payroll team on periodic stock vesting dates to ensure accurate treatment of employee awards
  • Ensure timely and accurate filings of all Form 4s related to stock activity
  • Support month-end close, audit, and financial reporting processes
  • Manage tax compliance
  • Gather, organize, and analyze data relevant to the preparation of tax provisions and returns
  • Work closely with tax advisors to ensure accurate and timely completion of tax projects and filing of returns
  • Tie out the company’s quarterly and annual financial tax provisions and facilitate review by the Controller and CFO
  • Other compliance
  • Cross train with other members of the accounting and finance team to ensure coverage of responsibilities when people are out of office
  • Review other accounting and finance team members work to support a robust internal control environment
  • As time allows, work on other ad hoc projects



  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting
  • 5-7 years experience in corporate accounting or public accounting
  • CPA and experience working with auditors preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to write, speak and interact clearly and professionally
  • Must have a meticulous attention to detail
  • Extremely organized and self-motivated; must have high proficiency to both learn quickly and follow instructions
  • Passion in participating, creating, and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture where individuals and teams can do their best work and unlock their potential
  • Strong skills in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Passion in participating, creating, and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture where individuals and teams can do their best work and unlock their potential
  • Alignment with the core Digimarc values: collaborative, curious, and courageous

Digimarc is seeking diverse applicants. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected factor. We want the best people who share our values.

This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Competitive salary

Restricted stock units

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, & retirement savings plan

Flexible time off / holidays

Mentorship opportunities


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