Sr. IT Analyst - Internal Controls at ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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TK Elevator is currently seeking an experienced Sr. IT Analyst - Internal Controls in Atlanta, GA.

The Senior ITGC Internal Controls Analyst is responsible for evaluating ITGC controls design and effectiveness to support financial reporting and operating procedures. Responsibilities also include coordinating control design and implementation in conjunction with the IT Internal Controls Manager, Financial Internal Controls team and other IT managers. Planning, coordinating, and executing the IT related controls testing is a key function of this position. Works closely with the IT Internal Controls Manager, IT and business process owners in the design and testing of our ITGC framework in support of our internal controls initiative

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the IT field that may have an impact on the company, the risk assessment or the company's audit methodology and procedures

  • Proactively identify existing and emerging IT risks that may be of importance to the Company's executive management and the audit committee

  • Integral team member providing guidance on ITGC internal controls compliance throughout US Field and TKE international entities as needed

  • Assists in the consultation with members of business and IT regarding the purpose of testing ITGC, provide guidance on implementation of ITGC and provide suggestions on how to improve their ITGCs

  • Communicate project status, concerns, or issues to Management in a timely manner

  • Evaluate IT general controls (ITGC) including information security, change management, data center and physical security; disaster recovery and systems development life cycle (SDLC)

  • Assist in performing the annual IT risk assessment to determine those IT risks to be included in the annual testing plan, as well as identify specific divisional/ location IT risks and objectives

  • Document, assess, and evaluate automated systems controls including interface completeness and validity, authentication and authorization, and input/ output controls to support sensitivity of data and privacy

  • Perform monitoring and testing of IT controls at the application, database, operating system, and process levels

  • Document and report testing results with recommended best practice solutions for issue remediation and provide necessary input to the ICS team in Germany

  • Work with process owners in the creation and maintenances of Risk and Control Matrices for processes identified through risk assessment

  • Work with business process owners in the guidance of performing semi-annual segregation of duties, user access reviews and review of other high-risk processes

  • Review control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy. Make recommendations and implement updates to documentation

  • Perform proper planning to execute the required test steps by established deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Participate in design and operating effectiveness testing of in scope processes/systems

  • Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend remediation to strengthen control environment

  • Function as a liaison with the external auditors during their compliance testing

  • Coordinate the ITGC testing with PwC to increase the efficiency of the external audit

  • Works with the Internal Control testers including contract resources and interns

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor degree required; Major in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, or Accounting Information Systems preferred

  • 5 - 7 years of IT Audit experience

  • An in-depth understanding of the Oracle and SAP ERP environments

  • Detailed understanding of general business processes and IT General Controls

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with SOX 404 documentation and testing compliance

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Exhibited knowledge in upgrade considerations for existing controls

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office suite, query tools and databases. Advanced Access/Excel and Data Analytical Tools is desirable

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as multi-task

  • Capability to travel 10-20%

  • CISA, CISSP, CISM or equivalent certification is preferred

  • Experience testing ITGCs and Application Controls

  • Knowledge of governance, risk and compliance framework (COSO,COBIT, ITGC etc.)

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to work in a team environment

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver to tight deadlines

  • Thorough, diligent and detail-oriented documentation skills

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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