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IT Compliance Analyst (Remote)

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #2988

Do you have an inquisitive mind and would like to build your technical and business acumen while influencing compliance among a variety of teams within a global organization? Our Partner is seeking an IT Compliance Analyst to track, analyze, and improve IT control compliance and effectiveness across the organization. This analyst role will implement and coordinate processes to ensure compliance and gather, analyze, and report data documenting control processes that impact IT functions related to financial reporting. The analyst will coordinate efforts across teams as well as vendors to ensure audit and compliance requirements are met within accepted timelines and will identify control gaps to ensure a timely implementation of improvements or corrective action. The ideal candidate will have direct experience with IT audits, a solid understanding of SOX requirements, strong project management and organizational skills, and some functional knowledge or experience with SAP and associated interfaces and infrastructure components.


What you’ll do:

  • Support the ongoing compliance needs related to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations and other policies relative to IT functions
  • Work directly with internal and external auditors and appropriate IT/business teams to gather evidence and documentation required
  • Document processes and controls and regularly track control performance and effectiveness with the aim to identify gaps and introduce improvements
  • Assist the IT organization and applicable business teams in remediation or mitigation of risk, and compliance of regulatory requirements
  • Work with architecture and development teams in recommending solutions or alternatives for best practices that align with compliance regulations
  • Interact with IT teams, business teams, and internal/external auditors to communicate, remediate, or mitigate areas of risk, as appropriate
  • Will frequently need to lead and facilitate meetings, run workshops, and give presentations.
  • Conduct compliance assessments to ensure new applications/systems are not introducing new compliance issues to the environment
  • Develop training and awareness materials and conduct required training around regulations that affect IT and impacted business units, to promote the need to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Create or provide input to policy design to convey compliance requirements and liaise with stakeholders related to financially significant systems and processes
  • Act as a subject matter expert on SOX IT compliance to the wider business and the controls required to ensure compliance


What you’ll bring:


  • Solid understanding of SOX controls, risks, and compliance requirements and auditing processes related to IT, financial, and those specific to manufacturing and distribution
  • Proven capacity to understand complex technical components, collaborate with technical peers, and present and explain technical information with others (technical or non-technical) in a way that establishes rapport, persuades, or provides greater understanding
  • Excellent organizational, consultative and communication skills, analytical ability, decisiveness, strong judgment, and the ability to work effectively with customers, IT management, staff and vendors. (Project management & facilitation skills)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage many simultaneous activities, providing leadership with relevant updates and needed escalation points
  • Demonstrated experience working with Microsoft Excel, Sharepoint and Teams
  • Experience with compliance related software (preferably AuditBoard), or the ability to quickly learn and utilize compliance software functionality
  • Preferred: Experience with SAP and functional knowledge of databases and operation systems and their associated security structures



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