Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO
Location: US - Negotiable
Position: Work Remote
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People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
CIO Controls & Compliance Team
The CIO Controls & Compliance team's primary responsibility is to ensure Accenture is compliant with the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation on the IT side of Accenture internal operations. We work with 20-30 financial related applications and infrastructure areas and review their processes as they relate to SOX, such as SDLC, Access Reviews, job scheduling, etc.
Role Description - SOX IT Controls Consultant
Consultant required to support SOX IT General Controls compliance
Responsibilities will include the following:
- Assist with coordination and tracking of SOX IT General Controls activities (e.g. Internal Controls testing, external audit, etc.)
- Assist with the semi-annual Developer Access Review and Server Administrative Access Review as needed
- Communicate & build relationships with approximately 20 SOX applications & central process areas
- Assess new IT systems or changes to existing applications to determine controls impact & risks to environment (such as migration to new deployment tools, migrations to PaaS, etc)
- Assist with integrating new applications into the IT Controls environment (meet with new contacts, assess impacts, explain controls, write meeting minutes, follow up for implementation, etc.)
- Engage in learning about & testing new tools that are rolled out to CIO to assess functionality and any gaps in meeting requirements (e.g Service Now, Microsoft ADO, etc)
- Review vendor SOC1 reports for appropriate ITGC coverage and assist applications in their review & analysis of exceptions & client control considerations
- Review process/controls documentation and assist control owners in developing and maintaining clear, detailed and accurate documentation such as process flow charts, access review templates, and control wording
- Perform Quality Assurance Reviews of Internal Controls SDLC testing evidence - ensure relevant documentation is posted & completed appropriately; Follow up with application contacts as necessary to bring items to closure
- Assist with the resolution of issues by investigating the items, documenting action items clearly and concisely and bringing them to closure
- Create status reports, PPT slides, etc. for management
- Supervise/provide guidance to junior members of the team
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Accounting or similar
- Minimum of 3 years' experience addressing SOX Compliance
- Industry certifications, such as CRISC, CISA, CPA, CIA are a plus
- Candidate either has Big4 Accounting firm experience as an ITGC Auditor or has ITGC SOX experience at another large corporation
- Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a number of simultaneous projects and tasks while demonstrating urgency and ownership to drive issues to completion
- Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
- Attention to detail, well-organized, can track items to closure
- Strong critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills
- Knowledge of the IT environment and Software Development Life Cycle processes, methodologies, tools, etc.; experience with agile development is a plus
- High moral and ethical behavior - understand responsibilities with respect to sensitive information and working with external audit firms
- Energetic & innovative team player
- Able to develop & maintain strong, credible relationships across the company at various levels throughout the geographies
- Beginner to Intermediate Microsoft Office applications' skills - Word, Excel, & PPT
- Flexible schedule to accommodate global meeting times
- Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps is a plus
- Experience with Workday, ServiceNow, or Salesforce is a plus
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