Randstad IT Compliance Associate in New York, New York

IT Compliance Associate


New York, NY

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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The IT Compliance Associate Analyst partners closely with local IT teams, Regional leads, Network (Operating Company) CIOs and IT to ensure that required IT Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and General IT Controls are adequately performed. The position is responsible for providing guidance to local IT Management for SOX and general IT controls, and will assist in narrative preparation as well as reviewing Management s testing of IT SOX Controls for client sites globally. This position is responsible for assisting in identifying, evaluating and reporting on controls risk in a manner that meets compliance, government regulations and standards.

Job Functions:

  • Establish relationships and work closely with IT Internal Audit, Network SOX Coordinators, Regional IT leads, CIOs, external auditors, IT, and Business Controls Teams

  • Communicate effectively with local IT teams and IT liaisons

  • Participate in the review of all agencies/entities to determine the scope of narratives and management testing

  • Responsible for reviewing management s narratives, application inventory and testing of IT SOX controls for in-scope IT locations globally

  • Identify IT deficiencies and effectively communicate deficiencies to management

  • Assist with evaluating open IT deficiencies at year-end with the external audit and the Controller s team

  • Manage/maintain agency contacts, controls, and issues in client s tool (OpenPages)

  • Support the development and administration of the IT Controls and Tester training sessions

  • Assist with the development of presentations for IT Leadership, Quarterly SOX Coordinator Forums, and miscellaneous governance meetings

  • Participate in weekly meetings with external auditors regarding global coordination of their work

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of business or IT processes across the company

  • Assist with responding to IT compliance requests or inquiries from agencies

  • Assist with the monitoring and governance of the Information Security controls initiative

  • Assign Interns with day-to-day tasks and train Interns on IT Compliance-related concepts

Education and Experience Required:

  • BA / BS degree in Information Systems or Information Assurance (or related discipline)

  • 2 - 3 years of IT/IS business experience at a top ten accounting firm

  • Prior experience performing IT control testing activities is required

  • This position prefers a professional certification (e.g. CISA - currently held or candidate for)

  • Understanding of IT infrastructure and development processes and associated IT controls required to support a fully functioning and controlled IT environment

  • Working knowledge and experience with SOX and control standards such as ITIL, ICFR, and/or COBIT is beneficial

  • Experience in partnering with IT teams from different disciplines in a combined effort to achieve project success

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to both a technical and non-technical audience; interpersonal and collaborative skills

  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills

  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills

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