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Senior IT SOX Analyst - Seattle

  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Seattle
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  • You must have 3+ years of audit experience, CISSP/CISM/CISA/CIA certifications, ability to navigate cloud-based systems, strong communication skills, and knowledge of GAAP, SOX, and PCAOB rules.
  • You will provide guidance on process changes, update leadership on risks, provide training on SOX, create control framework, identify automation opportunities, and coordinate with audit teams.


  • Experience in crafting and evaluating internal controls associated with cloud-based systems (e.g. NetSuite, Workday, Salesforce), CI/CD systems, and ability to understand and navigate sophisticated home-grown systems.
  • CISSP, CISM CISA, and/or CIA certification preferred.
  • Highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders and teams to achieve outcomes, leveraging effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to effectively navigate an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment and artfully distill complexity.
  • What We Require:
  • 3+ years of audit and project management experience within an Internal Audit/Risk Management function and/or as part of an assurance and advisory services Big 4 firm; with expertise in ITGC audits, key interfaces and reports testing over in-house built and enterprise corporate systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, COSO, Sarbanes Oxley Act, and PCAOB Rules.


  • Provide guidance and support to control owners if they propose process or system changes (e.g. implementation of new systems, impact assessment for changes in people, process, or technology).
  • Provide timely and proactive updates to the SOX, Finance, and IT leadership on key risks, gaps, process enhancements, or any areas of potential concern.
  • Prepare and provide regular training on SOX and control requirements, risk management, and other relevant areas (e.g. ITACs, management review controls, IPE, etc.).
  • Work cross-functionally to create, roll out, and support a consolidated control and testing framework for all systems,
  • Engage with in-scope system and control owners to identify opportunities for automation or other efficiencies in our controls and testing approach.
  • Coordinate with co-sourced providers, external auditors, internal leaders and process owners to ensure engagement and timely execution of audit work and the SOX compliance program.


What will be the main responsibilities of a Senior IT SOX Analyst in this role?

The main responsibilities will include maturing and improving control and testing framework, interacting with external auditors, and identifying and leading practical and appropriate approaches for control remediation.

What skills and traits are essential for a successful candidate in this position?

A solution-oriented mindset, risk-based approach to identifying and addressing compliance risks, operational technology risks, and the ability to work with relevant business and governance processes are essential for a successful candidate.

Will the Senior IT SOX Analyst be responsible for interacting with external auditors?

Yes, the Senior IT SOX Analyst will interact with external auditors as part of the role.

How important is having a strong understanding of SOX compliance risks for this position?

Having a strong understanding of SOX compliance risks is very important for this position as it will be crucial for identifying, evaluating, and addressing critical compliance risks.

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At Palantir (NYSE: PLTR), we're helping the world's most important institutions use their data to solve their most urgent problems. Our software lets our customers integrate and analyze all of their data so they can answer questions that they couldn't before. From delivering disaster relief to building safer automobiles, we're honored to help make our partners better at their most important work. Together with our customers, we're building the future of national security, healthcare, energy, finance, manufacturing, and more. And we need bright minds from around the world to help us.