Senior IT Controls Analyst - Cambridge, Massachusetts United States - 21407

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Job #: 21407
Title: Senior IT Controls Analyst
Job Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


                                                                    IT Audit Professionals- Opportunity to Join Established Audit Group-Pathways Up and Out of Audit

Our client is critical to the infrastructure of the internet. The Company's suite of leading portfolio edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. The Company is a Global Public technology leader and is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, they strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. 

The Audit Group has a great track record of developing the team and affording audit professionals opportunity inside the audit group, in business analysis and technology support.


The Audit Group reports to the Audit Committee of this public company's Board of Directors.  The Group's mandate is to systematically evaluate and recommend improvements for the effectiveness of risk management, control, operational, and governance processes to enable management to be more effective in meeting business objectives.  Each year the team performs a wide variety of risk-based internal audits, collaborates with management on consultative projects, and assesses the design and effectiveness of the business' SOX controls. This important business support group has almost a dozen professionals. The team utilizes outside resouces on an as needed basis. Travel is very limited.

Specific activities;

  • Participate in IT SOX planning, including risk assessments, in-scope systems analysis, and coordination of the testing approach.
  • Perform IT SOX walkthroughs to identify potential changes and control gaps.
  • Conduct IT SOX controls testing, including formulating objective and fair conclusions
  • Develop high quality workpapers including appropriate documentation of controls testing and conclusions.
  • Prepare and present reports of testing status, results and exceptions.
  • Monitor remediation of control deficiencies, and conduct testing of the remediation.
  • Participate in the provision of advisory services to Management, support operational audits, or participate in other Internal Audit and company initiatives, as required.






Required Qualifications & Technical Requirements

  • BS/BA Degree or Advanced Degree and CISA certification is required- will consider a candidate that plans to pass the CISA exam within one year.

  • Four years of relevant experience (planning and executing IT SOX testing) with a Big 4 or national public accounting firm is preferred.

  • Will consider other candidates with experience planning and executing IT SOX testing in large publis companies.

  • MS SQL databases

  • Working knowledge and understanding of SOX, AICPA, COSO, COBIT, and SSAE attestation standards.

  • Proficient with MS Office applications, including Visio; working knowledge of Oracle EBS and Salesforce applications is a plus.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree