Job Description :
IT Compliance Manager
Salinas, CA
6+ Months Contract


Details

With Acquisition and every project in IT has to be secured it is time consuming process to track everything for compliance purposes.
Limited manpower to do this kind of compliance work.
Mid to Long term assignment basically chronical capture the documentation to ensure that they are meeting the requirements.
Also according to Corporate IT and make sure they are doing it. They have ongoing audits this work is currently done by Business Analyst.
Purpose is preparing for audit. Need everything is documented properly and in order.
The candidate will work with the auditors.





Job Summary

The IT Project Compliance Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring that project-related IT internal controls for financial reporting purposes are designed and operating effectively within the Company.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Management of the periodic SOX scoping exercise for IT systems and development of the testing methodology and audit plan
Management of IT control rationalization workshops with process owners
Oversee maintenance and preparation of clear, detailed and accurate SOX 404 documentation, including narratives, risk and control matrices, test plans, test results, and management responses and remediation.
IT SOX program management and assistance with compilation of Audit Committee reports
Plan and direct the timely execution of IT SOX audits
Management and validation of SOX control testing performed by the various testing teams across the business & IT units
Utilize sound judgment to identify and assess: risk, materiality, adequacy of audit evidence, compensating controls, and significance of findings.
Timely reporting of SOX deficiencies to management, completion of deficiency assessment and development and monitoring of remediation plans in conjunction with management
Be the co-ordination point for external audit team for control walk throughs and testing
Support the SSAE18 SOC1 audit effort with independent auditors
Support the intern statutory audit team in relation to their IT testing program
Participate in strategic initiatives to ensure appropriate controls are implemented during the development and implementation process
Act as advisor to the IT organization with regard to policy setting and process improvements
Carry out any special audit projects as requested
Project Management for Key IT Projects. Communicate weekly status of Key Projects to all stakeholders including Corporate IT. Process all Approvals through Corporate Approval System with required documentation needed at each phase of project as noted in Corporate Systems Development Framework. Work with IT team and Business team during each phase of lifecycle to generate required documentation.

Educational & Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Professional designation preferred
Experience within a public accounting firm a plus
Strong technical skills
Must have a thorough understanding of US GAAP, SOX 404, Internal Controls, COSO framework, accounting principles, regulations and how they relate to business and IT processes
Strong background in process and controls and understanding of the operating business environment from a controls and compliance perspective
Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
Project Management skills with focus on IT related Projects
Ability to work independently and follow-up as needed, self-starter
Ability to demonstrate advanced writing skills and complete audit reports
Ability to contribute effectively in a dynamic team environment
Strong interpersonal skills to successfully develop relationships among various groups and levels of management
Excellent writing and communication skills