Sr. IT Internal Controls Analyst(IT SOX Auditor)

  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #159162

Location: Philadelphia(Hybrid – 3 days on site, 2 remote).

IT SOX Analyst will be responsible for:

1) conduct and lead ITGC, ITAC SOX walkthroughs and testing with an emphasis on a variety of areas, including information systems, business operations, information security, system development life cycle, project management, SAP application controls, IT operations, and system generated reports.

2) assist with planning and performing Information Technology audits and other special projects to identify financial exposure/misstatements, operational inefficiencies and other areas of risk;

Ideal candidates have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, to effectively report SOX and Audit findings and recommendations. Also, the ideal professional should have the ability to adjust their interpersonal approach to people and situations as needed in an often challenging and dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, perform and execute SOX IT General control and IT Applicable Control walkthroughs and testing
  • Prepare scope memos, lead meetings and present findings & recommendations to management.
  • Resolve internal control issues and deficiencies through collaboration with process and control owners
  • Evaluate control exceptions, recommend appropriate risk mitigation plans, provide support and obtain business owner acceptance and engagement for remediation actions
  • Manage and review the work performed by the IT SOX Analyst
  • Partnering with IT teams, Identify technology risks, evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of areas such as information technology infrastructure, applications, security and internal controls
  • Maintain an excellent level of communication regarding the control testing progress and results status
  • Liaise with the external auditors and proactively assist with testing coordination
  • Establish a strong business relationship with the various business teams
  • Update and maintain documentation around changing IT processes and controls
  • Perform audit procedures under the direction of the IT Audit Manager on an ad hoc basis to determine the reliability of internal control systems and document results and audit a variety of financial and operating systems/processes
  • Prepare and organize audit work papers to document work performed and support the audit comments, draft audit issues and recommendations identified during an audit assignment.
  • Support operational audit/special projects and compliance activities focused on entity-wide IT and security risks and controls

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline.

Qualifications:

o 3 years of Internal/external IT audit experience, preferably public accounting, operations accounting, and/or internal auditing in a global manufacturing company

o Understanding of IT framework, general controls and application controls

o Ability to work independently, adjust priorities, and work in a continuously changing environment

o Working knowledge of controls around ERP systems, Security and Infrastructure

o Knowledge of IT infrastructure models, security risks and protection approaches

o Understanding of SOX, COSO and COBIT

o Knowledge on SAP S/4 HANA, Data analytics tools is a plus

o Strong interpersonal skills, both written and oral

o Demonstrated achiever and goal-oriented capacities

o CIA certification or CISA is a plus.

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