Chemours IT SOX Controls and Assurance Manager in Wilmington, Delaware

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The Chemours Company headquartered in Wilmington, DE, has a current opportunity for a Manager of IT SOX Controls and Assurance. Chemours IT Controls Compliance (ITCC) is a critical resource within the Company, supporting the CIO, Corporate Controller and Executive Leadership by ensuring effective execution of the IT SOX Program. ITCC works with IT SOX control owners to ensure effective documentation and operations of controls and with Controllership, internal auditors and our external audit partner to ensure timely response to annual SOX Audit Requests. ITCC is also charged with developing an IT Assurance capability to perform risk-based assessments of IT systems/solutions and pre-implementation reviews of key IT projects.

The Manager, IT SOX Controls and Assurance is a highly visible, key role within the Company and reports to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), who is also accountable for IT Compliance, Privacy and Risk. The Manager, IT SOX Controls and Assurance will lead small teams to perform projects that not only improve the IT control environment, but also improve the efficiency and effectiveness of IT processes and solutions, reduce risk and improve outcomes. This role is also a key player on the CISO’s leadership team.

The ideal candidate for this position will be highly motivated with excellent IT systems technical knowledge, team management skills and will also have an interest in the opportunity to interact with various levels of business, IT and Finance Management.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensure successful execution of the IT SOX Program

  • Collaborate with internal auditors, internal control compliance and external auditors to properly scope the IT SOX Matrix

  • Ensure that Control Owners and Control Executors are properly educated on controls and have clearly documented control narratives and SOPs

  • Provide SOX Controls guidance and oversight in support of critical IT Transformation Projects

  • Implementation of an IT Assurance Program to conduct risk-based assurance assessments of IT systems/solutions and pre-implementation reviews of key IT projects

  • Executing special projects, such as pre-implementation readiness assessments, due diligence, etc.

  • Writing clear, concise reports that communicate key insights and observations to functional/business personnel and Senior executive leadership

  • Coordinating work with external auditors, internal auditors, internal control compliance groups and other groups, as appropriate

  • Interacting with individuals at all levels of the businesses, functions, and IT organization, including communicating high-impact observations and insights

  • Assist the CISO in the annual IT risk assessment and project plan

  • Develop the less tenured assurance professionals on the team, including setting annual goals and objectives, providing real-time feedback and performing periodic performance reviews

In order to be qualified for this role, you //must possess// the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or similar

  • CISA or other related certification(s)

  • Advanced knowledge of IT, operational, and business processes, ERP systems and/or other financial applications

  • Advanced knowledge of operating systems and database technologies (e.g., Windows, Unix, SQL, Oracle)

  • Ability to analyze complex processes to identify potential operational, systems and compliance risks

  • 6-8 years of experience in Internal Audit or External Audit of IT Systems and Controls

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and methodologies for achieving compliance

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to clearly communicate thoughts appropriately to key stakeholders/clients

  • Interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively on a team

  • Leadership skills; ability to provide strategic direction to the team

  • Ability to travel (domestic and international) – approximately 10% - 20%

The following skill sets //are preferred// by the business unit:

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of SAP (security, transaction codes, GRC, BW, etc.)

  • Experience acquiring data then transforming, mapping, cleansing, and preparing data for analysis

  • Experience with data analytics tools (e.g., Tableau, QlikSense/QlikView, ACL, IDEA)

  • Big 4 experience strongly preferred

  • Chemicals and/or manufacturing industry experience

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer.

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

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