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SOX IT Manager in Columbus at Huntington

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

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Job Description

Our SOX IT Manager position will reside within the SOX Program Office, reporting up through Huntington's Controller to the CFO and governed by Huntington's Sarbanes Oxley 404 (SOX) and FDICIA programs and overall Finance Risk agenda. The Finance Risk agenda includes, but is not limited to, governance of the Enterprise End User Computing procedures, FDICIA testing, and other operational risk related topics. SOX is a significant regulatory requirement, which requires management to document, assess and make representations about the effectiveness of its internal control structure surrounding financial reporting. Participation in this requires understanding of internal control activities, interpretation of the regulation and coordination of activities across the organization.

Our SOX IT Manager will:

  • Be responsible for the IT Testing Control function and a small team of SOX Testing Specialists.
  • Identify, document and assess key controls across Finance, IT applications and the Business Segments, as well as work with the Segments to institute proper controls and remediation strategies.
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to management, determine root causes, obtain management's action plan for remediation in a timely manner and track findings through resolution.
  • Develop and manage working relationships with key stakeholders, including Risk Segment Officers and Business Process owners.
  • Assist in the development and rollout of scoping methodology, testing strategy, and integrated SOX and operational risk framework.
  • Track metrics and coordinate reporting to project working groups, steering committees, senior management and external auditors.
  • Document control deficiencies which are clear, concise and provide value to management.
  • Document front-to-back process and product flows.
  • Identify gaps between implemented controls and key risks and recommend remediation actions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 5 or more years of work experience analyzing business information, researching problems/gaps, documenting findings, and recommending changes, including experience performing SOX ITGC Controls Testing.
  • CPA or CIA or CISA required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to successfully lead a team and actively perform complex testing.
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proven understanding of testing methodologies and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency with data management, End User Computing Tools (spreadsheets and databases) and other standard computing applications (PowerPoint and Word).
  • Superior analytical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with key stakeholders and Management.
  • Intellectual curiosity with a focus on information sharing.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Ability to understand and apply complex concepts.
  • Self-motivator and team player who brings a can-do approach.
  • Experience in IT risk and control environment (SOX/Internal Audit), including control design and testing.
EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Tobacco-Free Hiring Practice: Visit Huntington's Career Web Site for more details. Huntington does not accept solicitation from Third Party Recruiters for any position.
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