IT Risk and Control Analyst

  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 21 days ago | Updated moments ago


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Contract - W2


IT Risk Management
IT general control oversight
IT Audit

Job Details

Stefanini Group is looking for an Associate Analyst - IT Risk Management for a globally recognized company! For interested applicants, click the apply button or you may reach out Micah Andres at / for faster processing. Thank you!Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our high-performing team in the role of Associate Analyst, IT Risk Management. This position plays a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of IT controls, thereby maintaining a robust risk posture, and minimizing the potential for adverse audit findings. The Associate Analyst will collaborate closely with IT stakeholders to identify, assess, and address gaps or weaknesses in the controls environment, while fostering effective interaction between IT and Internal Audit (IA). Contribute to the continuous improvement of the IT controls matrix, ensuring alignment with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.Assess the effectiveness of IT controls, identifying areas for enhancement through risk assessments, control testing, and data analysis.Act as a liaison between IT control owners and auditors to validate control deficiencies and recommended remediationsCollaborate with IT teams to develop and implement corrective action plans, ensuring timely resolution of identified issues.Provide regular reporting to senior management on the status of IT controls and ongoing remediation efforts.Support IT and IA in planning the audit calendar and coordinating audit requests.Provide guidance to IT personnel on control operation and evidence requirements.Participate in SOX walkthroughs to gain insight into existing processes and controls and act as a knowledge resource.Support activities of IT Control Owners to ensure compliance with internal policies, procedures, and external regulations.Identify, recommend, and implement process improvements to enhance control effectiveness and efficiency.Stay abreast of industry best practices, leading IT Controls Frameworks, Audit methodologies, and IT industry standards.Drive continual improvement of the IT SOX Controls governance program through the development of training materials and support processes for control owners.Participate in reviews, projects, and training initiatives as needed, and lead such efforts when required.Perform other duties as assigned.

QualificationsBachelor's degree in a relevant field.Three (3) plus years of experience in IT General Controls Oversight; previous experience in IT Audit is desirable.Familiarity with internal control concepts, including identification and design and operating effectiveness, particularly as they relate to financial reporting.Proficiency in project management, with the ability to plan, organize, and manage activities effectively.Strong organizational, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening), with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.Intermediate/advanced skills in building tools and presentations using the Microsoft development suite.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with meticulous attention to detail.Capacity to collaborate across functions and drive timely completion of deliverables.Solid understanding of regulatory concerns, especially IT Sarbanes Oxley (IT SOX).Familiarity with leading IT Controls Frameworks, Audit methodologies, and industry standards (e.g., COSO 2013, COBIT, ISO 2700x, ITIL, PCI, NIST, etc.).