Manager, Internal Controls Governance

Cox Enterprises Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 5 months ago

Cox Automotive is currently looking for a Manager, Internal Controls Governance Technology to join our team in Atlanta, Georgia.

Your Role:

The Manager, Internal Controls Governance (ICG) Technology will lead a team of IT Consultants and is responsible for assessing and monitoring technology risks to the company's operations and financial statements. In this role, the Manager will also assist with confirming key controls are designed and operating effectively as well supporting Management with remediation activity when necessary. This includes coordinating with other risk related groups to ensure accuracy of financial statements and compliance with regulatory requirements and driving business ownership of internal controls.

The Manager and team are responsible for supporting Management in the execution of Service Organization Control (SOC) reports.

Job Summary:

  • Manage the daily activities of ICG IT Consultants and drive the performance, development and growth of a team

  • Identify, document, assess and monitor key technology controls supporting the financial environment

  • Perform process walkthroughs to clearly identify/validate key Cox Auto internal controls

  • Manage the SOC Report program, partnering with applicable business partners and external auditors

  • Define and identify control gaps and provide recommendations (remediation / mitigation) for control process improvements.

  • Lead technology risk assessments to identify key risks in support of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program as well as focus areas for the ICG team

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders (Technology, Engineering, other corporate functions)

  • Collaborate periodically with technology partners for updates on Internal Controls Governance (ICG) activities and key process changes

  • Support system implementations or changes to ensure adequate controls are incorporated, change control guidelines are followed, and process changes are documented

  • Lead other technology related projects that are needed

  • Effectively communicate results of activities in an accurate and concise manner verbally and in writing

  • Keep abreast of changes in technology professional standards and recommend modifications to annual project plan as necessary

  • BS/BA degree in related discipline required (i.e., Technology, Internal Audit, etc.)

  • 7 years of experience required in related field (i.e., external audit, internal audit, SOX compliance, etc.)

  • A strong understanding of common industry standards (ISO 27001/27002, COBIT, PCI-DSS, SOC Framework, NIST, HIPAA, etc.)

  • Excellent listening skills; demonstrated solid interpersonal skills; demonstrated experience building and maintaining successful relationships

  • Critical decision making is required for project focus, approach, recommendations and communications

  • Good project management skills are required to complete multiple projects and accomplish annual plan

  • Proven track record of successfully collaborating with management on technology and operational issues to influence improvements to control environment and/or increase efficiency

  • Solid business process and risk acumen

  • Demonstrated experience with discretion and diplomacy; respectful of confidential information and data; high integrity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in a management role or leading cross functional projects preferred

  • Experience in automotive industry desired

  • Strong knowledge of Oracle, SAP, wDesk, Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint preferred

  • MBA or equivalent work experience

  • Professional certifications (e.g., CISSP, CIA, CISA, CPA, Six Sigma, etc.) advantageous


  • Up to 25% travel


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