IT SOX Controls Specialist

Melbourne CBD Permanent
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Flexible Working Environment

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational group that is listed in the US. They have a reputation for providing a flexible and collaborative working environment and prioritise the development of their employees.

Job Description

SOX Compliance Procedures

As part of a US listed entity, SOX compliance is critical. This role will:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute all phases of IT SOX assurance for the group.
  • Liaise with Internal and external auditors on behalf of IT to provide quality assurance of all IT controls through design walkthroughs, and operating effectiveness testing in line with Group's SOX methodology.
  • Oversee the submission of SOX requests by stakeholders.
  • Work with management to develop management action plans in response to deficiencies and gaps identified in risk assessments.
  • Work closely with IT departments to strengthen the internal control environment and corporate governance.
  • Improve or design processes to enhance effectiveness or mitigate risks.
  • Promote awareness and understanding of compliance requirements.

Continuous Monitoring/Process Improvements

  • Provide weekly updates to the Group's management and external auditors related to ITGC testing, issues & remediation of deficiencies.
  • Utilise data analytics, focused reviews, and monitoring mechanisms to increase compliance and identify efficiency and effectiveness opportunities throughout the business.
  • Collaborate and partner with Finance SOX team to ensure SOX deadlines are met.
  • Build relationships and work with the business (IT stakeholders) to ensure findings and recommendations are agreed and monitor implementation of recommendations.
  • Assist in the implementation of action plans as well as provide compliance support to projects to improve performance of IT controls.
  • Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities.
  • Play a leading role in identifying IT process improvements to innovate ways of working, unlock efficiencies and streamline controls.
  • Work collaboratively across teams to coordinate, drive and monitor process improvement projects to bring about meaningful and sustained change to address gaps and inefficiencies.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate should have a strong background in IT Risk Management, IT Frameworks, Governance and Controls, Segregation of Duties. They should also have excellent communication skills and be comfortable learning and using new technology. Experience using Tech1, Webpas, Filewise will be highly regarded.

IT acumen and discipline:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or related field
  • CISA, CIA, CPA, or any equivalent certification
  • Experience in audit methodologies

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years in Professional Services (Big4 or Mid-Tier) and/or commerce (large Multinational)
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • IT compliance, internal controls, internal/external audit including SOX Testing
    • offering insight and practical guidance to improve governance and efficiency of IT processes and controls.
    • supporting senior management to drive a highly regulated compliance and safety-first environment.
  • Understanding of and experience with risk management relevant fields and frameworks including SOX, COSO, COBIT etc.
  • Ability to multitask and successfully manage multiple priorities.

What's on Offer

You will be working for a large multinational group that will offer excellent career development and learning opportunities. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and be working in a highly flexible and supportive working environment.

Jake Densley
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Phone number
+61 3 9607 5629

Job summary

Accounting & Finance
Internal Audit & Operational Risk
What is your industry?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Melbourne CBD
Job Type
Consultant name
Jake Densley
Consultant phone
+61 3 9607 5629
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