• Senior Manager - SOX Compliance & Information Assurance

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/14/2018 6:22 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The person will be responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on several IT audits that are carried out by the organization, including SOX IT general controls and Information Security controls. Responsibilities will also include overseeing third party service providers, providing guidance to IT departments on best practices and control remediation, and liaising with the external auditor.



    • Engage with the relevant teams and stakeholders to understand our business processes
    • Function as point of contact and subject matter expert relating to IT governance & regulatory compliance
    • Participate in steering committees and risk assessments to ensure audit plan is appropriate
    • Define the control objectives, document control descriptions, and monitor compliance efforts
    • Manage contractors and auditors, and respond to any related inquiries
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to validate controls and remediation of findings/gaps
    • Collaborate with financial audit counterpart to ensure respective audit plans are aligned
    • Present findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete reports of audit area(s)
    • Demonstrate strong project leadership expertise, including mentoring staff and reviewing deliverables
    • Collaborate with teams to assist in designing audit procedures and monitoring solutions
    • Lead small teams effectively, manage multiple projects, and provide meaningful feedback in a timely manner
    • Update leadership on issues and progress of solutions
    • Develop and write reports and corrective action plans identifying findings and providing recommendations
    • Provide guidance to the business on best practices and remediation plans
    • Provide verification that corrective actions are implemented as described in the corrective action plan
    • Plan, execute, and report on IT Audits - SOX (includes oversight of co-sourced service provider)
    • Plan, execute, and report on IT Audits - Non-SOX
    • Prepare and maintain written documentation/workpapers which reflect SOX and Information Assurance objectives, scope, procedures, work performed, findings, the conclusion reached and the resolution of all exceptions
    • Liaise with external auditor on design and effectiveness of control environments

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology or Accounting field required
    • Master's degree in related field preferred
    • CISA required
    • 5+ years of overall experience in IT Audit and Compliance, preferably a manager for a public audit firm
    • Comprehensive working knowledge of Audit best practices and Compliance frameworks
    • Proven ability to interpret regulatory requirements into actionable internal controls
    • Possesses a high degree of comfort managing, interacting and consulting with both auditors and IT teams
    • Understanding and willingness to learn about diverse business functions
    • Passion for technology, desire to tackle complex problems with creative solutions and risk-based approach
    • Ability to work well in fast-paced environment and great interpersonal skills
    • Additional certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) desired but not required

    EEO Statement

    Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you.

    A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

    MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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