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Senior IT SOX Analyst - Washington, D.C

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    Mid Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Washington, DC
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  • You: Must have 3+ years of audit experience in ITGC audits, certifications like CISSP, CISA, and a bachelor's degree in relevant field. Strong communication, organization, and problem-solving skills needed to work in an evolving environment.
  • You will provide guidance, updates, and training on SOX controls, collaborate on a consolidated control framework, identify automation opportunities, and coordinate with stakeholders for audit execution.


  • 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 primary responsibilities of the Senior IT SOX Analyst in Washington, D.C.?

The primary responsibilities include maturing and improving control and testing framework, interacting with external auditors, identifying and leading control remediation approaches, evaluating SOX compliance risks, operational technology risks, and relevant business and governance processes.

What qualities are preferred in the ideal candidate for this role?

The ideal candidate will have a solution-oriented mindset, a risk-based approach to identifying and addressing critical compliance risks, operational technology risks, and business and governance processes.

Will the Senior IT SOX Analyst be involved in working with external auditors?

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

What are some key skills required for this position?

Key skills include strong analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to problem-solve, effective communication skills, and a thorough understanding of SOX compliance requirements.

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