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IT SOX Compliance Analyst

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

Posted 30 days 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)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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