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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

IT Analyst Senior - Internal Controls
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Atlanta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced IT Internal Controls Analyst in Atlanta,GA. The Analyst is responsible for evaluating ITGC controls design and effectiveness to support financial reporting and operating procedures. Responsibilities also include coordinating control design and implementation in conjunction with the IT Internal Controls Manager, Financial Internal Controls team and other IT managers. Planning, coordinating, and executing the IT related controls testing is a key function of this position. This includes completing thorough process reviews to assess key risk areas, developing detailed test of controls and designing remediation plans. This position will assist in the development, execution, and results reporting of the internal controls testing. Works closely with the IT Internal Controls Manager, IT and business process owners in the design and testing of our ITGC framework in support of our internal controls initiative.

  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the IT field that may have an impact on the company, the risk assessment or the company’s audit methodology and procedures
  • Proactively identify existing and emerging IT risks that may be of importance to the Company’s executive management and the audit committee
  • Integral team member providing guidance on ITGC internal controls compliance throughout US Field and TKE international entities as needed. Develop and present ITGC scoping, testing and remediation training for other TK entities as they implement their full scope testing
  • Assists in the consultation with members of business and IT regarding the purpose of testing ITGC, provide guidance on implementation of ITGC and provide suggestions on how to improve their ITGCs
  • Communicate project status, concerns, or issues to Management in a timely mannerEvaluate IT general controls (ITGC) including information security, change management, data center and physical security; disaster recovery and systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Assist in performing the annual IT risk assessment to determine those IT risks to be included in the annual testing plan, as well as identify specific divisional/ location IT risks and objectives
  • Document, assess, and evaluate automated systems controls including interface completeness and validity, authentication and authorization, and input/ output controls to support sensitivity of data and privacy
  • Perform monitoring and testing of IT controls at the application, database, operating system, and process levels. Work with business partners to ensure process documentation and communications are complete and timely, and maintain an updated IT Controls master listing
  • Document and report testing results with recommended best practice solutions for issue remediation and provide necessary input to the ICS team in Germany
  • Assist in risk assessment and identification of significant gaps against best practice. Work with process owners in the creation and maintenances of Risk and Control Matrices for processes identified through risk assessment
  • Review control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy. Make recommendations and implement updates to documentation
  • Participate in design and operating effectiveness testing of in scope processes/systems
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend remediation to strengthen control environment
  • Function as a liaison with the external auditors during their compliance testing
  • Coordinate the ITGC testing with PwC to increase the efficiency of the external audit
  • Monitor and consult regarding significant IT system implementations and upgrades (i.e. R12)

Your profile

  • Bachelor degree required; Major in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, or Accounting Information Systems preferred
  • 5 – 7 years of IT Audit experience
  • An in-depth understanding of the Oracle and SAP ERP environments
  • Detailed understanding of general business processes and IT General Controls
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with SOX 404 documentation and testing compliance
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exhibited knowledge in upgrade considerations for existing controls
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office suite, query tools and databases. Advanced Access/Excel and Data Analytical Tools is desirable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as multi-task
  • Capability to travel 10-20%
  • CISA, CISSP, CISM or equivalent certification is preferred
  • Experience testing ITGCs and Application Controls
  • Knowledge of governance, risk and compliance framework (COSO,COBIT, ITGC etc.)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Thorough, diligent and detail oriented documentation skills
  • Travel 10-20%
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced IT Internal Controls Analyst in Atlanta,GA. The Analyst is responsible for evaluating ITGC controls design and effectiveness to support financial reporting and operating procedures. Responsibilities also include coordinating control design and implementation in conjunction with the IT Internal Controls Manager, Financial Internal Controls team and other IT managers. Planning, coordinating, and executing the IT related controls testing is a key function of this position. This includes completing thorough process reviews to assess key risk areas, developing detailed test of controls and designing remediation plans. This position will assist in the development, execution, and results reporting of the internal controls testing. Works closely with the IT Internal Controls Manager, IT and business process owners in the design and testing of our ITGC framework in support of our internal controls initiative.

  • Maintain knowledge of developments in the IT field that may have an impact on the company, the risk assessment or the company’s audit methodology and procedures
  • Proactively identify existing and emerging IT risks that may be of importance to the Company’s executive management and the audit committee
  • Integral team member providing guidance on ITGC internal controls compliance throughout US Field and TKE international entities as needed. Develop and present ITGC scoping, testing and remediation training for other TK entities as they implement their full scope testing
  • Assists in the consultation with members of business and IT regarding the purpose of testing ITGC, provide guidance on implementation of ITGC and provide suggestions on how to improve their ITGCs
  • Communicate project status, concerns, or issues to Management in a timely mannerEvaluate IT general controls (ITGC) including information security, change management, data center and physical security; disaster recovery and systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Assist in performing the annual IT risk assessment to determine those IT risks to be included in the annual testing plan, as well as identify specific divisional/ location IT risks and objectives
  • Document, assess, and evaluate automated systems controls including interface completeness and validity, authentication and authorization, and input/ output controls to support sensitivity of data and privacy
  • Perform monitoring and testing of IT controls at the application, database, operating system, and process levels. Work with business partners to ensure process documentation and communications are complete and timely, and maintain an updated IT Controls master listing
  • Document and report testing results with recommended best practice solutions for issue remediation and provide necessary input to the ICS team in Germany
  • Assist in risk assessment and identification of significant gaps against best practice. Work with process owners in the creation and maintenances of Risk and Control Matrices for processes identified through risk assessment
  • Review control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy. Make recommendations and implement updates to documentation
  • Participate in design and operating effectiveness testing of in scope processes/systems
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend remediation to strengthen control environment
  • Function as a liaison with the external auditors during their compliance testing
  • Coordinate the ITGC testing with PwC to increase the efficiency of the external audit
  • Monitor and consult regarding significant IT system implementations and upgrades (i.e. R12)
Your profile
  • Bachelor degree required; Major in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, or Accounting Information Systems preferred
  • 5 – 7 years of IT Audit experience
  • An in-depth understanding of the Oracle and SAP ERP environments
  • Detailed understanding of general business processes and IT General Controls
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with SOX 404 documentation and testing compliance
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exhibited knowledge in upgrade considerations for existing controls
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office suite, query tools and databases. Advanced Access/Excel and Data Analytical Tools is desirable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as well as multi-task
  • Capability to travel 10-20%
  • CISA, CISSP, CISM or equivalent certification is preferred
  • Experience testing ITGCs and Application Controls
  • Knowledge of governance, risk and compliance framework (COSO,COBIT, ITGC etc.)
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Thorough, diligent and detail oriented documentation skills
  • Travel 10-20%
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.