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IT SOX Compliance Analyst

  • Location: Birmingham, 35210
  • Salary: 95000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Onsite role in Alabama. Come join a world class distribution organization and learn all of the organization's SOX IT Controls and how they support compliance requirements for SOX. A thorough understanding of the underlying technologies/configurations is important. Coordination with both internal audit & infrastructure teams to ensure install technologies are compliant. Coordinate with internal and external audit entities to discuss installed technologies at a detailed level. Execute the steps required for SOX IT Controls in our daily operations. Coordinate with software development, DevOps, and cyber security teams as needed/required, in support of SOX audit requirements.


  • SOX Audit Process which includes several phases: Walkthrough, Privilege User Testing, Interim Testing, Year-end Testing and Remediation
  • Current and Future SOX IT Controls
  • Self-Testing Functions and Tool Administration
  • Participate in the governance process by supporting and enforcing the SOX IT Controls

Key Accountabilities
  • Understanding of SOX Controls and Requirements
  • Review all controls to gain an understanding of controls that are in place
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert opinion on compliance issues and requests
  • Make recommendations for new controls or changes to current controls as needed
  • Participate in all Audit Calls
  • Coordinate the collection of evidence requested by the auditors
  • Review evidence to be sure it fulfills the request prior to providing it to the auditors
  • Manage Scope Creep during the audit process
  • Work with other departments as needed to collect evidence and determine what would best fulfill the request
  • Meet agreed upon deliverables for the delivery of requested evidence
  • Report any potential deficiencies to management as soon as they are identified
Customer Service
  • The audit position provides good customer service to the auditors keeping them informed, responding to their requests in a timely manner and assist them when necessary
IT Governance
  • Perform Self Testing for SOX IT Controls
  • Support Annual Audits by providing the test evidence and documentation as requested during testing for compliance with IT SOX audit requirements
  • Participate in the governance process to enforce and support the SOX IT Controls
  • Regular communications with all IT departments managers and staff, primarily Tech Support, LAN, Communications, Applications Development, DevOps/Change Management and Quality Assurance
  • Internal & External Audit and some managers on the business side of the company
  • Management
Education and Experience
  • Strong technical comprehension of many technologies including, Open System Application Development, LAN (Server and PC end-points), Microsoft Office, Network, Databases, Security Controls and Operations, & Internet technologies
  • Project planning and execution
  • Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Prior IT Audit/Compliance experience is preferred
  • Certifications from Audit or Compliance Organizations is a plus (i.e. CISA from ISACA)