IT SOX Compliance Office

Reference

ITSOX23


Sector

Change & Transformation, Project Management, Technology and Change


Salary

£90,000 to £100,000 Per Annum


Benefits

Bonus + Excellent Benefits - Hybrid Working


Town/City

London City


Contract Type

Permanent

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A leading technology driven global insurance business has a fantastic opportunity for an IT SOX Compliance Office to be responsible for oversight and delivery of all IT risk and audit controls and activities to ensure the EMEA IT systems are assessed and compliance with all SOX and audit requirements in the increasing & changing regulatory environment.

Liaising with key stakeholders including executive & senior management, external auditors (PWC), internal audit and global risk & compliance functions, and IT system owners, the role will be a combination of both SME knowledge (on governance, compliance, risk management & best practice); the ability to articulate, communicate & prioritise to others; and the capability to project manage the implementation of new controls or the remediation of existing. 

The role will suit someone with either finance/technical controls experience, or a PMO/ projects background who has ideally been responsible for or involved in a governance, compliance or risk role.  Working in an IT or Data function would help but is not essential.  Working in insurance is a must have.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the ongoing assessment, processes & controls to ensure the regional IT systems comply with the SOX, audit and compliance requirements.
  • Engage with key stakeholders including executive & senior management, external auditors (PWC), internal audit and global risk & compliance functions, and IT system owners to ensure all SOX compliance requirements are understood and monitored
  • Knowledge of IT General Controls (ITGCs) and interface controls.
  • Ability to articulate the control requirement and deliver best practice in the design and end operation 
  • To QA controls, their operation and supporting processes & procedures for their effectiveness and bring about change to ensure that EMEA IT operate an assured control environment 
  • Ability to deliver change in a structured method (project management) to implement or improve existing controls or bring around remediation or deliver a successful outcome to any assurance/ audit event 
  • Work across a diverse virtual team of IT functions, auditors, Financial Control, etc. Being able to answer for their agenda and successfully the right outcomes for EMEA IT
  • Drive improvements by enforcing best practice and standards and sharing learnings across teams
  • Operate in a constantly evolving and changing governance environment and able to adapt to taking on new duties as regulation change

Essential Experience:

  • 3+ years experience in a financial/tech controls or PMO/compliance function
  • Insurance experience highly preferable 
  • MS Office – especially Excel & Powerpoint

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