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IT SOX Compliance Manager in Waltham, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job #:  979228
Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.
Apex has an opportunity for an IT SOX Compliance Manager role in Waltham, MA. This is a 6 months position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details: 
 For applicants who are interested in the IT SOX Compliance Manager Opportunity; please send a Word resume to John Lobdell, Technical Recruiter, at
 Position: IT SOX Compliance Manager 
Apex Job ID: 979228
Location: Waltham, MA
Rate: Negotiable
Duration: 6 months
Position Description:
  • Perform process and control assessments for new acquisitions and divisions, entities and locations new to the audit scope for potential IT general controls, application controls and process improvements. Assist in the definition of remediation plans, activities and retesting for potential issues and process improvement opportunities. 
  • Perform assessments of in-scope systems, processes and controls to verify that controls are designed appropriately and operating effectively. Assist in the definition of remediation plans, activities and retesting. 
  • Facilitate IT management’s documentation updates and management assessments of all in-scope IT processes based on SOX and audit requirements via meetings with the IT Regulatory function and IT management. 
  • Perform the annual SOX 404 scoping exercise to determine if there are any changes to IT data centers, applications or related processes which should be considered to determine what is in scope for SOX 404 purposes. 
  • Provide regular updates to the department management (VP and Senior Manager) regarding the status of the SOX testing plans, the issues identified, and solutions to address the identified issues or deficiencies. With the IT SOX Compliance Senior Manager, serve as the principal interface with the external IT Audit function and the IT function regarding SOX IT audit related matters. 
  • In conjunction with the IT Regulatory Compliance function and the IT external auditor, analyze the SOX testing results and work with management to identify, document and test remediation plans for identified deficiencies. 
  • Responsible for access certifications of financially significant systems, including segregation of duties testing. 
  • Maintain current knowledge regarding changes to FSA and SOX compliance regulations and ensure that adjusts methodologies in response to the changes by issuing guidance and instructions to the appropriate IT stakeholders and personnel. Determine and recommend changes to current controls to address requirement change or issues. 
  • Play significant role in the implementation of major projects and initiatives related to auditing automation software and applications to manage governance tasks and SOX financial reporting functions, including the implementation of the SAP GRC platform. 
  • Monitor the SAP provisioning software to ensure that requests with potential risk/violations are appropriately addressed, mitigated or compensated

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, business administration. 
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor or Manager (CISA or CISM) certification preferred.
  • 8 – 12 years’ related experience in an IT audit firm; or a Master’s degree with 6 years’ experience; or a PhD with 3 years’ experience; or equivalent directly related work experience. 
  • Experience working with or for external audit firm, Big Four IT audit experience preferred 
  • Experience auditing IT processes, applications and infrastructure (servers, databases, data centers, firewalls, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of COSO and CoBit control models preferred 
  • Experience with GRC systems, preferably SAP GRC 
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP and PeopleSoft 
  • Experience with healthcare systems preferably Siemens/Soarian 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with senior level management in an independent manner 

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