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The Hertz Corporation Manager Internal Audit - IT SOX Compliance in Des Plaines, Illinois

General Responsibilities

Role Summary

This is a IT Audit Manager role within the Internal Audit Department. The department performs internal controls testing and monitoring activities across compliance, operational, and financial reporting objectives. The IT Audit Manager will be responsible for overseeing and providing guidance to the IT audit team. In addition, the candidate will play a key role in defining and implementing efficient IT testing approaches for new Hertz applications and driving improvements to testing strategies for existing Hertz applications. The ideal candidate will be a team oriented professional, who is able to challenge the status quo, while building rapport, and trust with Hertz IT Department and our external auditors. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to move to the next level within Hertz Internal Audit Department or within Hertz’ broader IT organization.


  • Will establish and guide the team in performing assurance procedures to assess the design and effectiveness of general IT controls (ITGC) and other security controls.

  • The IT Audit Manager will establish procedures and propose process improvement recommendations. Candidates who are successful in this role will have the opportunity to rotate into other roles within Hertz.

  • Execute IT SOX and Controls Program:

  • Establish IT testing programs for new sites and applications scoped into SOX

  • Establish and improve security controls programs at acquisitions. Complete non-SOX security controls related testing on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Oversee walkthroughs of general IT controls (ITGC) for critical financial reporting applications and supporting infrastructure; assess the effectiveness of the controls (Tests of Design)

  • Review process narratives, flow charts, and control matrices for accuracy

  • Oversee the testing of IT general controls (ITGC) in accordance with defined test attributes and guidance (Tests of Effectiveness)

  • Review and maintain testing work papers in Hertz’s audit management tool (Teammate)

  • Assist in the impact analyses for identified deficiencies and partner with operations teams on remediation efforts

  • Oversee roll-forward testing

  • Evaluate 3rd party SOC reporting and appraise coverage of user control considerations

  • Partner with finance SOX team and liaise with external auditors

  • Report status and observations into IT Risk Leadership

  • Run periodic access reviews across technology layers: application, database, operating system, and domain

  • Review IT segregation of duties across technology layers: application, database, operating system, and domain

  • Define analytics to identify high risk events and transactions in support of continuous controls monitoring

  • Assist with adhoc assessments and projects related to IT risks and controls

Mandatory Requirements


  • 6+ years of experience in Big Four and/or IT internal audit department

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, IT Management system, and other applicable Information Technology disciplines

  • MBA, or Masters a plus

  • CPA, CIA, CISSP and/or CISA certifications

  • Strong understanding of the COSO/COBIT frameworks, SOX, ISO, internal controls & test plan development

  • Analytical and Detail Oriented

  • Action oriented and results driven

  • Adaptable to changing environment

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • External certification preferred: CISA, CISSP, CPA, CA, CIA

  • Clear thinking; problem solving; able to quickly grasp new ideas

  • Excellent communication skills; able to clearly communicate complex technical information in an easy to understand manner; able to deliver messages effectively verbally and in writing

  • Ability to influence across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend positions

  • Experience working in global business environment with sound understanding of global process and transactional flows.

  • Adaptable/flexible; Ability to work in ambiguous situations

  • Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others

  • People management and personnel development experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Oracle experience desirable

  • Based in Chicago (Des Plaines, IL)

  • Willing to travel 35%


EEO Statement

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Job ID 165142

# Positions 1

Category Accounting / Finance

Division WHQ - Estero - Only

Position Type Regular Full Time