Business Analyst II - Risk & IT (1255)

Houghton International Inc. Conshohocken , PA 19428

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

Quaker Houghtons goal is to apply global IT industry best practices, enabling Quaker Houghton to instill the business with new insights regarding global data, business risk, compliance, and information security.

The Risk and IT Compliance Business Analyst II is primarily responsible for assisting with the SOX ITGC compliance program and supporting ongoing Risk and IT Compliance efforts. The position will work closely with other members of the Risk and IT Compliance team as well as the larger IT department, Financial Compliance team and both internal and external audit teams. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, well organized and has prior experience with Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR). Role will receive exposure to upper management throughout a global and growing organization. Position reports to the Senior Manager, Risk and IT Compliance. Excellent opportunity for someone looking to transition out of consulting / public accounting and into corporate Risk and IT Compliance.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Key liaison with Internal & External Audit partners

  • Assisting with the facilitation and communication of SOX ITGC document requests

  • Manage document and project related request tracking and follow up with members of the organization; ensure timely evidence/documentation submission in support of audit activities and special projects

  • Updating and maintaining existing ITGC process documentation; providing control oriented coaching to control owners and stakeholders

  • Drafting and maintaining narratives and process flows for in-scope ITGCs, systems, and processes

  • Assisting with monitoring of key SOX control activities

  • Assisting with the execution of key SOX control activities

  • Assisting with the drafting of IT policies and/or updates to existing policies

  • Assisting with IT Compliance related communications to key internal stakeholders

  • Assisting with other non-SOX related IT Compliance initiatives as required

  • Responsible for timely completion of work as assigned; providing regular status updates over assigned responsibilities

  • Performing initial quality reviews of staff or consultant related deliverables connected to audit and special project related activities

  • Assist with special projects related to IT compliance and governance related initiatives

Education, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in relevant field

  • Certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, QSA, ISO 27001 LA (preferred)

  • Minimum 3+ years experience in IT audit, IT risk management and/or compliance role, public accounting experience preferred, but not required

  • Knowledge of SOX-IT General Controls, ISO/IEC 27001, COSO, COBIT, and NIST frameworks

  • Experience with identifying ITGC risks and controls and maintaining process narratives/flows

  • Experience with risk assessment frameworks

  • Effective organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

  • Analytical mindset with creative and innovative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to understand the interrelation between financial, operational and technology internal controls

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Experience with data analytics preferred (not required)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite

  • High energy self-starter who can work well with teams and independently in a highly dynamic, fast paced environment

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Business Analyst II - Risk & IT (1255)

Houghton International Inc.