Lead IT SOX Compliance Testing

Location NY, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
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Sarbanes Oxley requires management to test the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting and provide an opinion on the effectiveness of these controls.  Management is required to design the test of controls to validate their effectiveness and testing of the control should be performed independently from the process owners. This role requires the incumbent to:

• Develop annual ITGC testing schedule
• Assign control testing amongst the ITGC SOX testing team
• Interact in a positive and consistent manner with external and internal auditors 
• Partner with process owners  ensuring Information Technology processes are adequately documented; risks and controls are properly identified and a clear understand of the SOX testing requirements and timing is understood. 
• Obtain, review and interpret business processes for completeness and accuracy.
• Ensure required testing support is submitted in an organized and timely manner. Perform appropriate follow-up to ensure testing support meet the requirements for testing requirements. 
• Perform Management testing in an organized and comprehensive manner. 
• Perform walkthroughs of business processes demonstrating a clear understanding of the risks and controls.
• Prepare flowcharts reflective of business process with clear identification of risks and controls. 
• Document recommendations for test plan modifications that would improve processes, strengthen control points and/or testing procedures.
• Manage remediation schedule and perform testing to ensure controls are working as intended. 
• Communicate the timing requirement needed to perform Management testing.


• Technical and/or Accounting Degree and/or Public Accounting experience and/or CPA, CIA, CISACISA designations
• Strong understanding of ITGC's  
• 5-6 yrs. of audit experience in IT, regulatory compliance and large-scale implementation of processes and/or systems.
• Minimum of 5 years staff management experience
• Advanced understanding of COSO Risk and Internal Control framework
• Understanding of professional IIA performance standards in regards to planning, testing, sampling and documentation
• Logical approach to identifying and evaluating issues and problem solving
• Developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
• Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial statements
• Excellent communication skills with ability to interact with all levels
• Strong analytical skills and ability to multitask


About AXA
We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
 
As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.
 
We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.
 
In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
 
AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.



Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
 
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
 
As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.
 
We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA.  Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.


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 NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

 In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
 
AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

 

 

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