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Cornerstone onDemand IT Senior Controls Associate (Sandy, UT) in Sandy, Utah

The IT Senior Controls Associate will be responsible for the planning, execution, and reporting of the SOX 404 program and other compliance projects. This role reports to the Director of Controls and Compliance and will work primarily be focused on IT SOX 404 controls testing and design evaluation. Additional special projects, including due diligence and other analytical and value-added projects, will be assigned on an as-needed basis.

This is a newly opened position as we are looking to expand the internal audit team. We are looking for someone who is honest, hardworking, and able to interact with the accounting team, information technology teams, and our external auditors on a daily basis. We are also looking for an individual who is eager and willing to grow and develop in the audit and compliance field. This candidate must be focused, intelligent, detail oriented, hands-on, dependable, able to multi-task, a fast learner, and able to have fun while working in a fast-paced environment.

In this role you will…

  • Plan, schedule, and execute walkthroughs of IT processes and controls

  • Conduct meetings with IT process owners to discuss processes and controls

  • Prepare and manage audit requests

  • Develop process narratives and flowcharts, and provide feedback to management on design of internal controls

  • Conduct testing (tests of control design and operating effectiveness) for IT controls (and business process controls as needed)

  • Monitor and conduct remediation testing as necessary

  • Coordinate and align with external auditors over the SOX audit program and any other relevant SEC updates

  • Coordinate SOX program activities across the IT Security and Compliance department and SOX process and control owners

  • Perform SOX program readiness and implementation assessments

  • Evaluate existing processes and provide process improvement recommendations

  • Perform pre and post system implementation reviews as it pertains to the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and/or Agile program development methodologies

  • Administer the Auditboard system (GRC software) to process updates to the risk and controls matrix and manage quarterly certifications

  • Perform an evaluation of SSAE18 reports in the areas of control coverage mapping, gap analysis, evaluation of client user controls, review control testing exception(s), and impact of control exception(s)

  • Draft internal communications emails, reports, and PowerPoints, as needed

  • Assist in coordinating the integrated audit, including updating the project timeline calendar, scheduling meetings and follow-ups

You’ve got what it takes if you have…

  • 3+ years of experience in related field required

  • Public and/or private audit/compliance and/or consulting experience required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Engineering, Accounting, or Business Administration and/or relevant work experience in the audit and compliance field

  • Understanding and/or working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, IT General Controls (ITGCs), and overall internal controls

  • Experience with application controls, system interfaces, and key reports

  • Operational accounting and/or Financial Reporting experience preferred

  • SSAE 18 standard experience

  • Systems development methodologies experience

  • MS Excel experience (vlookups, formulas, pivot tables, etc.)

  • Detailed oriented

  • Executive presence and good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills

  • Ability to provide guidance to audit team peers and management on audit and control issues

  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects while meeting deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and be a team player

  • Consideration for privacy and security obligations

Extra dose of Awesomeness if you have…

  • CISA, CISM, CISSP, CPA, and/or CIA certification(s)

  • Experience with systems development methodologies with large scale implementations

  • Experience with developing policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines

  • Experience in administering IT controls

  • Experience with segregation of duties

  • Working knowledge of NetSuite, SalesForce, Coupa, Informatica, SQL server, AWS, and Zuora

  • Working knowledge of Visio/Lucid Charts

  • Ability to read varying programming code

  • Working experience in the tech industry

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental commitment at Cornerstone OnDemand. All qualified applicants are given consideration regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class as provided in applicable Federal, State, or Local fair employment laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at careers@csod.com

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