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SOX IT/Business Auditor
Ref No.: 18-08019
Location: Foster City, California
SOX IT/Business Auditor
Foster City, CA
6 Months with possible extensions
Must have skills
5-7 years of experience in Business Process (BP) and IT control testing (open to more junior candidates if they can work independently) / interface testing / understanding of databases and servers
Nice to have skills
CPA / CISA / scoping / data analytics
Roles and responsibilities
Assess and test BP and IT controls, with due consideration for embedded and automated system controls, whilst also considering and assessing the impact of IT on business and finance processes; (This role will be focusing on the testing phase and not on the scoping phase)
Preference on industry background or previous companies worked for?
n/a
Duration of assignment and possible extensions
12/29/2018 end date, possible extension or conversion
Interview timeline and process
Phone, onsite – phone interviews starting week of 5/28

The responsibilities of the contractor include the following:
• Assist in the execution of Visa's SOX program in accordance with COSO 2013 framework
• Participate in evaluating, reinforcing and promoting the SOX 404 and 302 program standards and approaches for documentation, control design evaluation and effectiveness testing.
• Challenge status quo and bring effective ideas to enhance the SOX program.
• Drive efficiencies by seeking opportunities for centralization, globalization and automation
• Maintain the SOX work paper tool
• Perform end to end SOX activities, including scoping, controls documentation, walkthroughs, testing, remediation and reporting
• Assess and test Business Process (BP) and IT controls, with due consideration for embedded and automated system controls, whilst also considering and assessing the impact of IT on business and finance processes;
• Assist in evaluating, monitoring and resolving material findings (Internal and External Audit etc.).
• Clearly articulate to stakeholders including Senior Management findings, its impact to the company and ways to solutions the issues.
• Liaison with process owners and other stakeholders; prepare business for internal and external audit reviews.
• Evaluate risks and controls for new system implementations such as billing, contract management tools etc., assess the financial impact on SOX controls and recommend solutions to correct issues identified.
• Participate in process reviews and identify opportunities for significant enhancements in operational efficiency, overall effectiveness and identifiable benefits to the company.


Key Competencies:
• Proven experience in the execution of an end to end SOX program. Must have strong Finance and IT audit or BP and IT controls testing experience
• Good understanding of risks and controls both Information technology and Business Processes
• Detail oriented and be able to work well under pressure and accustomed to project work with tight deadlines.
• Creative, self-starter, quick thinker and dedicated individual who is eager to put his/her stamp on this job role.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor.
• Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively across regional and/or functional lines.


Required Experience:
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Certification: CISA