IT SOX Compliance Specialist

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Job description

Primary purpose of the job:

The IT SOX Compliance Specialist reports to the Global SOX 404 Controls & Compliance Associate Director. This role is responsible for assisting with the company annual SOX 404 compliance cycle and corresponding activities. The core responsibilities include the mapping out and in-depth testing of relevant business process controls, identifying and reporting of control gaps, follow up of remediation actions, and educating control owners and business functions on controls compliance. This role is critical to the ongoing evolution of the firm’s SOX 404 program.

Responsibilities of the job-holder:

  • SOX Documentation: Assist the process owners with updating process flowcharts and other, key SOX documentation as needed
  • SOX Project Management Participation: Assist with the strategic annual, quarterly and on-going Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and 302 compliance delivery with SOX 404 compliance managers and their stakeholders.
  • SOX Scoping: Will support performing a risk assessment analysis and scope SOX processes and controls in support of regions / C&W SOX 404 certification
  • SOX testing: Perform SOX 404 controls testing for C&W locations globally, including testing areas such as revenue, purchasing, financial statement close, fixed assets, client accounting,payroll, IT General Controls, and corporate financial controls testing
  • Internal Audit: Assist ad-hoc internal audit projects

Regular tasks:

  • Process flowchart updates & mapping of key and non-key controls
  • Completion of risk assessment analysis in order to scope out processes and controls per region to include in the annual SOX testing cycle
  • Execution and documentation of process walkthrough discussions and associated controls


  • Follow-up and validation of controls remediation actions
  • Assistance with delivering SOX Controls & Compliance trainings
  • Liaison with the external auditors to facilitate their review and testing of the firm’s control

environment as part of the annual financial reporting cycle

Main records and documents kept by the job-holder:

  • Process flowcharts
  • Risk assessment documentation
  • Process walkthrough and controls testing evidence documentation

Qualifications (education) required for filling the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in security, information technology, accounting, or finance is required, or equivalent experience required.

Other professional qualifications required for filling the position:

  • 2-3 years of progressive experience in Big Four and/or IT internal audit department.
  • COSO/COBIT frameworks, SOX, ISO, internal controls & test plan development.

Foreign language skills required for filling the position:

  • Fluent English (both oral and written)

Required skills for filling the position:

  • Expertise in Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance
  • Deep understanding of internal controls and information security
  • Understanding of the COSO/COBIT frameworks, SOX, ISO, internal controls & test plan


  • CISA or other relevant certification preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Apply knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, IT general controls, and the

COSO 2013 framework

  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders. Work collaboratively and constructively across geographies, functions, and time zones. Provide accurate and timely reporting of status and results
  • Problem solve root causes collaboratively. Critical thinking and problem solving that result in process improvements
  • Excellent soft skills, including communication, management of direct and indirect reports,

negotiation, and being able to drive win-win solutions wherever possible

  • Demonstrate strong analytical, accounting and audit skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, follow-through, and manage multiple

tasks, responsibilities, and deadlines.

  • Self-starter with flexibility, desire, and eagerness to take ownership of related tasks and

responsibilities in order to keep the project on schedule.

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

Why should you apply for this opportunity?

  • You will be part of a professional team where the good atmosphere is guaranteed,
  • Many training possibilities waiting for you to improve your technical skills,
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