The IT Sox Compliance & Controls Manager will be primarily responsible for day to day execution of the Media Networks IT Compliance program, under the direction of the IT Director. The manager will act as a “hands-on” point of facilitation and escalation for day to day compliance matters, including testing of controls, documentation of IT processes, providing remediation recommendations, supporting IT compliance and governance projects, and providing validation of control effectiveness and framework design to senior management. The manager will become our subject matter expert relative to their assigned division/ systems.
The IT Sox Compliance & Controls Manager is a skilled IT professional who uses his/her deep knowledge of systems and controls to support the department’s initiatives which include determining propriety and efficiency of control structure, streamlining controls, assessing new systems and their impacts on our controls, and overseeing the system pre-implementation process to ensure systems are implemented properly and with minimal risk to the company. The IT Sox Compliance & Controls Manager is an integral part of the team, serving as our representative and liaison to various stakeholders in IT, the business and internal/external audit regarding IT compliance/ SOX related efforts. This position reports to the VP Finance and Operations.
Support system pre-implementation process to ensure that the proper projects are identified and that key system receive a pre-implementation review prior to go live per Viacom policy. Ensure identification of system projects within your division
Participate as project lead or working team member as assigned
Ensure controls are designed properly and assess SOX impacts
Monitor post go-live activities as needed
Support director in annual review of IT compliance framework and development of testing plan, taking lead as required
Align with auditors on IT plan and scope
Keep IT plan evergreen throughout the year for changes
Process Documentation & Walkthroughs
Annual walkthroughs including coordination with external audit firm.
Responsible for coordination and preparation of end-to-end process documentation for SOX processes and respective annual updates. Significant interaction with divisional personnel is required.
Quarterly Testing & Reporting
Perform quarterly testing and reporting of assigned controls.
Escalate Compliance related issues or concerns to Director.
Reconciliation of interim and year-end IT SOX fails with external auditors
Prepare and maintain IT Compliance reporting
Support overall compliance efforts of department; may include project management
Assist various local and IT stakeholders with compliance issues and inquiries
Work closely w/ auditors to address control and SOX matters
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or Computer Science
5+ years of progressive related work experience within public accounting
SAP environment experience required
CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CISSP or CISM
Experience working within “Big 4” public accounting
Strong knowledge of COSO/COBIT internal control framework
Deep understanding of information security control concepts, IT audit practices, and security, risk, compliance methods and technologies
Solid understanding of IT processes and Information Security risks and controls(e.g. access controls, segregation of duties issues, ITGC change management controls, application controls, interface controls)
Experience with technology audits within large multi-national companies, including documentation of system flows and controls, and performance of pre & post implementation reviews to ensure proper system development methodology adherence, adequate control design, etc.
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Flexible and able to adapt quickly in a fast moving global company
Strong team player
Ability to work independently and perform multiple concurrent and diversified tasks effectively
Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion
We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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