The Hertz Corporation Sr. Auditor - IT SOX Compliance in Des Plaines, Illinois
This is a Senior Analyst role within the Internal Audit Department. The department performs internal controls testing and monitoring activities across compliance, operational, and financial reporting objectives. The Senior Analyst will establish controls baselines, as well as develop and maintain process narratives and controls documentation.
Will establish and perform assurance procedures to assess the design and effectiveness of general IT controls (ITGC) and other security controls.
The Senior Analyst 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
Perform walkthroughs of general IT controls (ITGC) for critical financial reporting applications and supporting infrastructure; assess the effectiveness of the controls (Tests of Design)
Develop or update process narratives, flow charts, and control matrices
Test general IT controls (ITGC) in accordance with defined test attributes and guidance (Tests of Effectiveness)
Prepare and maintain testing work papers in Hertz’s audit management tool (Teammate)
Perform impact analyses for identified deficiencies and partner with operations teams on remediation efforts
Perform 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
Perform 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
3+ 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
Analytical and Detail Oriented
Action oriented and drive results
Adaptable to changing environment
Understanding of the COSO/COBIT frameworks, SOX, ISO, internal controls & test plan development
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 financial information in an easy to understand manner; able to deliver message 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
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills with orientation toward process improvement
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
SAP / Oracle experience desirable
Based in Chicago (Des Plaines, IL)
Willing to travel
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 165144
# Positions 2
Category Accounting / Finance
Division WHQ - Estero - Only
Position Type Regular Full Time