In this position, you'll be responsible for activities related to Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance for General IT Controls (“GITCs”). This includes overseeing design and operating effectiveness testing, leading efforts to enhance the control framework, and the maintenance of risk matrices and process flow diagrams. In addition, you will drive the planning and execution of special purpose projects related to process and system improvements, and initiatives within the Accounting and Enterprise Systems departments. You are a fit if you have experience with IT SOX, Internal controls, and Information Systems. The successful candidate will also display a strong sense of ownership and accountability, have outstanding interpersonal skills, and possess an eagerness to think outside of the box and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
Perform IT risk assessments including assessing the impact of IT on business and financial processes. Assess design and operating effectiveness of GITCs to ensure they mitigate identified risks Maintain and update internal control documentation including process flow diagrams, and oversee design and operating effectiveness testing. Monitor remediation of control deficiencies identified and provide recommendations for improvements. Challenge the status quo, and bring effective ideas to enhance the IT SOX framework. Identify gaps or limitations within financially relevant systems, and work with senior leaders and global teams to develop and implement project plans that will resolve these issues Liaison with control owners, internal auditors, external auditors and other stakeholders; prepare business stakeholders for internal and external audits. Drive project plans including tracking and communicating progress of projects, adhering to deadlines, and ensuring projects are SOX compliant.
Your Education, Experience and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems 5-6 years of experience (Public Accounting Preferred) Proficient in IT SOX requirements Extensive experience in risk-based auditing of various IT environments Basic understanding of Accounting and US GAAP preferred, but not required CISA/CPA or equivalent designation preferred, but not required Ability to build solid relationships with senior leaders, global cross-functional teams, and external auditors Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong problem solving and negotiation skills Strong excel and data analysis skills Advanced time management skills including the ability to multi-task Solid organizational skills and attention to detail