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Manager, IT SOX Complianceat CDW Careers

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Chicago, Illinois
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Hybrid Remote

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Fueled by our shared passion and expertise, CDW delivers innovative technology solutions for our customers. We’re also committed to fostering an environment that embraces collaboration, celebrates integrity, inclusivity, and individuality, and paves the path for personal and professional growth. Experience a life in balance and join us on the journey forward. 

We are seeking a Manager of IT SOX Compliance to join our team at CDW and be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking Finance organization that values innovation and continuous growth. In this role, you will oversee the design, implementation, and evaluation of IT internal controls in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (“SOX”) requirements. Additionally, this leadership role will be instrumental in collaborating with key business partners, such as Controllership and Technology, to provide recommendations on internal controls and process enhancements to IT and business stakeholders.

What you will do:

  • Support the SOX scoping and planning from a IT risk perspective to address end-to-end financial statement risks.
  • Oversee and manage the timely completion of IT SOX controls testing performed by third-party co-source in accordance with program milestones.
  • Coordinate and interface with third-party co-source and external auditors to facilitate the delivery and analysis of SOX testing and results.
  • Serve as a consultative advisor to business stakeholders and Technology to ensure timely and consistent implementation and remediation of controls, and IT process enhancements.
  • Continuously improve the IT SOX program by leveraging technology, continuous monitoring, benchmarking of controls, data analytics, etc.
  • Communicate and/or prepare materials on control-related matters to key stakeholders, including senior management, audit committees, and external auditors. Provide regular updates on control performance, compliance status, and remediation efforts.
  • Provide leadership and oversight on the various system implementations, ensuring best practices are followed and systems adhere to defined control requirements during implementation. Additionally, partner with IT and business stakeholders to design and implement IT general and IT application controls to ensure a strong control environment after implementation.
  • Stay current on new audit requirements issued by governing bodies such as the PCAOB, IIA, NIST etc.
  • Maintain responsibility for the assigned IT SOX resources and related budget and plan, ensuring resources are appropriately deployed, efficiencies are identified, and activities are running efficiently and effectively.
  • Build relationships with the IT control and process owners to recommend enhancements and prioritize new processes designed to reduce costs, increase productivity, and establish best practices.
  • Promote continuous improvements through cross-functional leadership and collaboration to drive and facilitate ongoing SOX and compliance training programs for IT process and control owners.
  • Plan and manage direct activities of the team to align governance programs with the organization’s objectives and execute roadmaps
  • Lead the risk assessment, management, and reporting of emerging technologies to define the set of risks and controls in addressing financial reporting risk(e.g., cloud, AI)

What we expect of you:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of applicable professional experience in Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, or Business with a minimum of 1+ years of leadership experience.
  • Public Accounting, Big 4 or regional audit firm experience a plus.
  • Audit experience.  
  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the 2013 COSO Framework (COSO), and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including senior leadership.
  • Strong background in identifying risks, controls and opportunities for improvements associated with IT processes, developing and executing audit test plans, and drafting reports with summary results for executives.
  • Strong project management experience with history of balancing competing priorities and ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships.
  • Relevant professional certification under Institute of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (e.g., Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC).
  • Working knowledge of various operating systems, database platforms, cloud platforms, network and system architecture concepts and technologies, and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies.

About us   
We make technology work so people can do great things. 
CDW is a Fortune 500 technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations across the globe. At CDW, we make it happen, together. Trust, connection and commitment are at the heart of how we work together to deliver for our customers. It’s why we’re coworkers, not just employees. Coworkers who genuinely believe in supporting our customers and one another. We collectively forge our path forward with a level of commitment that speaks to who we are and where we’re headed. We’re your long-term, full-stack, full-lifecycle technology partner. We have the experience, expertise, scale, relationships and deep industry knowledge to bring just about any vision to life. Together, we can deliver the full promise of what technology can do. Together, we Make Amazing Happen.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.    

Date Posted: Jun 14, 2024
Job Category: Corporate
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: People Leader
Travel Percentage: 10
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