IT SOX Manager
Company: Webster Bank
Posted on: September 16, 2020
If you're looking for a meaningful career, you'll find it here
at Webster. Founded in 1935 by Harold Webster Smith, our focus has
always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help
individuals, families and businesses achieve their financial goals.
And while we've grown into a leading commercial bank, we remain
passionate about serving our customers, supporting our communities,
and making a difference in people's lives. We can make a difference
in your life, too. By empowering you to build the meaningful career
you've been looking for. Responsibility, respect, trust, teamwork
and citizenship are the values on which Webster was founded.
Together we call them The Webster Way, and they are what set us
apart as a bank and an employer. Guided by these values, we put
people first - working hard to live up to our customers, and each
other, every day. If you are looking for an opportunity to take on
a leadership role and be a part of building an industry best
practice SOX program, then this role is for you! Webster is looking
to re-shape and expand the internal SOX department and the IT SOX
Manager will play a critical role in the refinement and management
of the IT SOX program. This role has high visibility across the
organization and will be responsible for regular communication with
key stakeholders, including various levels of Management and
external auditors. The IT SOX Manager is responsible for the
oversight, coaching, and development of senior IT analysts as well
as management of the team of contractors utilized in the co-source
model. The IT SOX Manager performs comprehensive reviews of IT
processes to ensure appropriate controls and procedures are in
place and operating effectively. The IT SOX Manager plays a key
role in the execution of the SOX Program and makes recommendation
to various levels of Management for enhancing processes and
controls and improving documentation to meet SOX requirements. The
IT SOX Manager requires strong leadership and communication
capabilities, and will be a critical point of contact for the lines
of business. Forming strong relationships with IT business partners
and fostering a collaborative environment are critical to success
in this role. The IT SOX Manager will serve as a primary contact
for the external auditors and will coordinate SOX efforts between
the SOX department, SOX stakeholders and external audit. Key
responsibilities include: Lead the transformation of the IT SOX
department and play a critical role in the refinement of the IT SOX
program. Review existing SOX Program scope and identify areas for
control rationalization, control enhancement, and testing approach
Maintain a high level of visibility across the organization with
various levels of Management and serve as a key point of contact
with the CIO Group. Manage communications with key partners,
including messaging of SOX objectives and requirements and
facilitating discussions on controls.
Lead the walkthrough process with Management and external audit.
Collaborate with IT partners to identify areas where control
enhancements and/or documentation improvements are needed.
Review SOX testing for key general IT controls (GITCs/ITGCs), IT
application controls (ITACs), and key reports (IPE). Review testing
approach and align expectations with external auditors to ensure
documentation and testing complies with industry standards
(including PCAOB) and allows for reliance by the external auditors.
Leverage knowledge of audit and SOX methodology and industry
requirements to ensure effective and efficient testing program is
Support the team-oriented culture of the SOX department. Oversee
and review work completed by senior analysts and contractors.
Research and assess deficiencies identified and work with
Management to identify an appropriate solution. Follow-up on
remediation activities to verify appropriate resolution.
Facilitate the planning, risk assessment and scoping activities for
Manage communication with external auditors and serve as a liaison
between external audit and IT.
Review SOC 1 report evaluations to ensure exceptions are
appropriately addressed and that appropriate complementary controls
are in place and operating effectively. Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of 7 years of related experience Prior experience in
public accounting or SOX experience is required CPA, CIA, CISA, or
similar designation required Strong verbal and written
communication, organizational, time management, project management,
and analytical skills Strong IT background required (Windows, UNIX,
SQL server/ Oracle database, etc.) #LI-FO1 #CBW Equal Opportunity
Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Keywords: Webster Bank, Waterbury , IT SOX Manager, Executive , Waterbury, Connecticut
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