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SOX IT Controls Compliance, Senior Lead



IT, Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Who We Are

At Kyndryl, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl? We are always moving forward – always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers and our communities.

The Role

Senior Lead, SOX IT Controls, will direct activities and oversee compliance for areas within the Kyndryl SOX IT compliance program. The role will work across various applications, both on prem and cloud hosted, to drive the execution of SOX IT controls. The role will work with a control family leader to provide consistent reporting on control status, risk areas, direction remediation efforts and support internal and external audits. Ideal candidates will have experience as a SOX auditor, IT risk consultant, or IT compliance in a Fortune 250 organization. Experience with Big 4 accounting firms and the SAP applications (S/4HANA including associated applications, Ariba, Fieldglass) will be considered a plus.

  • Assist in the planning and executing activities related to SOX IT controls including risk identification, compliance monitoring and audit support.

  • Apply knowledge of general IT control (GITC) purpose, function, best practice design and compliance strategies.

  • Work with IT Controls leader to assist in assessing, designing, and implementing new IT risk and SOX controls.

  • Draft comprehensive executive summaries, final reports, and provide VP level reporting related to areas of responsibility.

  • Assist in coordination of consistent performance across an application and control portfolio.

  • Direct and informally supervise the work of associate level team members.

Your Future at Kyndryl

Every position at Kyndryl offers a way forward to grow your career, from Junior Administrator to Architect. We have training and upskilling programs that you find anywhere else, including hands-on experience, learning opportunities, and the change to certify in all four major platforms. One of the benefits of Kyndryl is that we work with customers in a variety of industries, from banking to retain. Whether you want to broaden your knowledge base or narrow your scope and specialize in a specific sector, you can find your opportunity here.

Kyndryl currently does not require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, however, if you are hired to work at a client, customer, or partner location, you may be required to show proof of vaccination to align with their respective COVID-19 vaccination policies. Those who believe they are eligible may apply for a medical or religious accommodation prior to the start of employment.

Who You Are

  • 8 plus years’ of experience working within an internal audit, IT risk, or IT compliance function as an internal employee or as part of a professional services firm.

  • Dedication to continuous learning through a combination of self-directed, certification, military, and formal education sources.

  • Detailed level knowledge in SOX IT controls and compliance oversight requirements.

  • Applicable experience at a large public accounting firm with experience or similar large firm conducting or supporting SOX IT audits.

  • Understanding of testing approaches for ITGCs, ITACs, Interfaces and related supporting controls.

  • Knowledge of SAP system deployments – both on prem and SaaS based – including strategies for implementing controls across the key SOX domains.

  • Knowledge of available compliance and transaction reports to be used for compliance testing and validation support.

  • Skills to identify elements of risk across schedule, cost and technical requirements and techniques to manage.

  • Ability to present effectively across a variety of mediums including written, visual and verbal.

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills required to communicate with employees, customers, and vendors verbally and in writing in a technical and non-technical manner.

  • Proven ability to lead a team encouraging communication and cooperative problem solving across a diverse global team.

  • Skill in learning agility; ability to quickly assimilate, understand and act upon unfamiliar data.

The compensation range for the position in the U.S. is - $93,360 to $177,360 based on a full-time schedule. Your actual compensation may vary depending on your geography, job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately. The pay or salary range will not be below any applicable state, city or local minimum wage requirement.

There is a different applicable compensation range for the following work locations:

California: $102,720 to $213,000

Colorado: $93,360 to $177,360

New York City: $112,080 to $213,000

Washington: $102,720 to $195,120

This position will be eligible for Kyndryl’s discretionary annual bonus program, based on performance and subject to the terms of Kyndryl’s applicable plans. You may also receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, disability, retirement benefits, paid leave, and paid time off. Note: If this is a sales commission eligible role, you will be eligible to participate in a sales commission plan in lieu of the annual discretionary bonus program.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Being You

Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it’s how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we’re not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you – and everyone next to you – the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That’s the Kyndryl Way.

What You Can Expect

With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter – wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learning programs give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.

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