Manager, Internal Controls – IT

Western Digital
Work location
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Full Time
5 - 7 Years

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Posted: 846 Days ago

Key Skills

Job Description

Reporting to the Director in the Western Digital HQ in San Jose, CA, the Manager will assist in leading and executing projects for the SOX pillar for both the US region and globally, assisting in the SOX function day-to-day management as well as working on improving projects in collaboration with the other internal audit pillars, business process owners and IT Compliance function. 

Day-to-day supervision and execution of projects in the SOX pillar - IT for the US region and globally including:

  • Assisting in performance of annual SOX scoping, materiality and risk assessment with relation to the IT controls
  • Assisting in development of the overall SOX program plan including the detailed timeline and resource planning as it relates to the IT controls
  • Implementing the SOX program, including interactions with the internal and external stakeholders, coordination of the planning and testing phases across the global business and IT functions
  • Maintaining IT SOX program documentation on methodology, quality, testing templates, applications and systems inventory, flowcharts etc. 
  • Delivering SOX related trainings to the finance, IT and internal audit functions
  • Maintaining status dashboards for all phases and aspects of the SOX program, reporting to the Director and other relevant stakeholders
  • Assisting in reviewing IT controls and reports documentation, testing approach, and fieldwork execution for SOX related work, as needed
  • Serving as a single point of contact for ongoing communication with the external auditors team with regards to all aspects of the IT SOX program and liaising with the business and IT functions to execute on the IT SOX program throughout the year
  • Developing, cultivating, and growing relationships with key stakeholders across various business functional and operational areas
  • Developing, coaching, and mentoring staff, seniors, and managers in Internal Audit
  • Developing, delivering, and supporting career development and training for staff, seniors, and managers in Internal Audit
  • Assisting in the maturation of the data analytics function, including working to audit robotic process automations, application controls, and other IT dependent controls in close coordination with the data analytics and IT pillar teams
  • Assisting with continued development and refinement of strategy, structure, operations, and model for the Internal Audit SOX PMO function as part of the leadership team

Roles & Responsibilities

as above

Your Skills and experience

Your Experience and qualifications

  • Work experience: 5+ years of progressive work experience required. Strong preference for background with a large public accounting firm and some US Public Company Internal Audit experience
  • Certification: CISA or CPA (or equivalent) professional certification strongly preferred with expectation of base certification shortly upon hire if not already obtained. Preference for additional certifications including CIA, CPA (or equivalent), or PMP.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree with focus on Accounting, Information Systems, or Finance required. Preference for a Master’s degree.
  • Internal Audit Project Execution Skills: IT risk assessment, application scoping, testing, sampling, review, root cause analysis and evaluating of IT deficiencies, audit reporting, and some consulting skills required.
  • Internal Audit Operations Execution Skills: Outstanding project and time management skills required.
  • Internal Audit Technical Skills:
    • Strong understanding of SOX theory, materiality, scoping and COSO 2013 framework and knowledge of SOX best practices and methodology
    • Ability to understand and analyze business process end to end, articulate risks and execute independent judgement when assessing IT controls within business process
    • Exceptional understanding of IT-related controls and IT-dependencies as an integral part of the business processes
    • Strong expertise in ITGCs, SOD and Restricted Access, IT application controls, reports
    • Working knowledge of Oracle R12, Oracle Fusion, SAP ERPs, configurations and key system-specific risks. Experience with custom-built solutions is a plus
    • Experience with GRC tools is a plus
    • Experience in leading the SOX IT side of revenue and inventory business cycles is a plus
    • Recent experience with global public multilocational audits leading SOX IT cycles required. Technical skills in data analytics is a plus.
  • Internal Audit Soft Skills: Ability to conceptualize and apply judgment across a number of finance, operations, compliance, and cross functional areas, constructively assisting with difficult conversations, excellent presentation skills, ability to assist in influencing and managing expectations of stakeholders, coaching and developing team members, relationship building, and business partnering skills required.
  • Language: Excellent verbal and written English language skills required. Secondary written and verbal language skills a plus.
  • Travel: Ability and willingness to travel throughout globally - up to 10%.

Company Details

About Company

Western Digital

Company Information

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

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