Lead IT/IS Internal Controls Manager (SOX) - Major Global Engineering Business - Zurich, Switzerland

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Our Client, a leading international engineering manufacturing group, is currently seeking a Lead Internal Controls IT/IS Manager to be based in the global headquarters in Zurich. You will work with the audit and controls team members across the globe in all matters of IT risk & controls and build the bridge to the IS Risk & Compliance Team. You will also lead the engagement and face off to the external audit relationship within the business.

Lead IT/IS Internal Controls Manager (SOX) Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be actively involved in serving as a second line of defense in providing oversight, expertise and process improvements to the organization (SOX).
  • Working with the IS Risk & Compliance Team to ensure that the Internal Control methodology is strictly implemented and maintained at the same level for IT General Controls as Business Process Level Controls (SOX)
  • Supporting the assessment of ITGC deficiencies impact and their underlying root causes. Monitor and guide management in the timely and sustainable remediation of deficiencies. Review IT Risk & Controls standards and methodologies (e.g. COSO11) in Internal Controls (SOX) environment
  • Monitoring changes in global legislation and regulations impacting IT General Controls; Provide risk management and control design expertise. Supporting process design enhancements to standardize IT processes and controls
  • Supporting process reviews to identify sustainable IT control improvements. Perform quality reviews to ensure high-quality risk awareness and control execution; assist in the implementation of Group-wide methodology changes


Profile:

  • Working with the IS Risk & Compliance Team to ensure that the Internal Control methodology is strictly implemented and maintained at the same level for IT General Controls as Business Process Level Controls (SOX)
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance or business
  • Professional qualification equivalent to CISA/CISM/CGEIT/CRISC
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in IT compliance, risk management, IT audit and/or IT controls; experience in an audit firm (e.g. Big Four) is of advantage
  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) act, IT General Controls, IT Governance, and IT Service Management
  • Knowledge of industry framework, standards and practices (COBIT, ITIL, CMMI, ISO 2700x, etc.)
  • Knowledge of a variety of ERP systems (preferably SAP) and financial applications
  • Fluency in English required other language skills are desirable.
  • Ability to work effectively with people even under challenging circumstances
  • International business experience is an advantage


If you are interested, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV to Gareth Mortimer.

 


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