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Senior Analyst, Global IT SOX Compliance

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Aon Corporation Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

Aon is looking for a Senior Analyst, Global IT SOX Compliance


  • Assist in the execution of Aon plc's SOX program in accordance with COSO 2013 framework.

  • Participate in evaluating, reinforcing, and promoting the SOX 404 and 302 standards, documentation requirements, control design evaluation, and effectiveness testing.

  • Review and/or perform end to end SOX activities, including scoping, controls documentation, remediation, and reporting.

  • Communicate effectively with audit partners (Internal and External) and assist in evaluating, monitoring, and resolving material findings.

  • Clearly articulate to key stakeholders and Senior Management findings, related impact to the company and solutions for issues.

  • Evaluate risks and assist with control design for new system implementations, including: assessing the SOX processes and financial impact.

  • Drive enhancement to the SOX program by challenging status quo.

  • Coordinate closely with Finance Process Teammates to assess in-scope SOX Applications and assessment of findings

  • Participate in process reviews and identify opportunities for significant enhancements in

operational efficiency.

Other Opportunities:

  • This is a high profile position with opportunity for exposure to Senior Management.

  • This position requires interaction with business and process owners. Aon plc views the individual in this position as a subject matter expert in risks and controls.

  • Results of the work performed by this team are typically with Senior Management, the Audit Committee and External Auditors.

  • Mentor and coach for junior staff members.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Major in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems is preferred.

  • 2+ years of prior relevant audit experience, preferably including SOX and IT audits (ITGC, network security, DB, etc.). Public accounting experience preferred (Big 4 is preferred).

  • Professional Certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CRISC, CFE or similar strongly preferred.


  • Proven execution and project management of an end to end SOX program with strong IT controls experience.

  • Good understanding of risks and controls, with a strong understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COSO and COBIT.

  • Detail oriented and be able to work well under pressure and accustomed to project management work with tight deadlines.

  • Creative, self-starter, quick thinker, and dedicated individual eager to take ownership of his/her responsibilities.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively across regional and functional lines.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Strong technical knowledge is required (ERP such as PeopleSoft, WorkDay, etc).

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications with primary emphasis on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access.

We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Our Colleague Experience:

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.

About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Job number: 2449719

Category: Accounting & Finance

Location: United States, IL, Chicago
11/26/2018 08:56:45

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Senior Analyst, Global IT SOX Compliance

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Aon Corporation