Full TimeSt Louis, MissouriPosted 03/07/2022Business unit: Corporate - CCL - CORPLAreas of interest: Finance and AccountingRequisition Number: 285387BRFAU370
COMPANY OVERVIEW Charter Communications is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 31 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet, TV, Mobile and Voice. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy, and it’s the philosophy that guides our 96,000 employees.
JOB SUMMARY Responsible for executing high quality audits and risk management over the IT infrastructure, applications, and processes. Responsible for delivering high quality internal audit results under the direction of IT Audit Managers and Directors, including planning, performing IT risk assessments, identifying controls, and developing and executing test plans to assess effectiveness of controls over financial reporting in conjunction with the company's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program. Key focus areas include performing on-site tests of internal controls as required to help management determine whether controls are designed and operating effectively to sustain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, interacting with various levels of management to communicate results, and assisting management in establishing remediation plans.
The primary focus of the audit department is to assess risk and evaluate internal controls over various financial and operational internal controls as well as compliance with certain corporate policies. In addition, the department supports management requests and special investigations, as needed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Executes IT risk assessments and audits associated with the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance process
Executes specific projects established in the annual audit plan, develops scope and objectives of IT audits while ensuring alignment with audit standards, guidelines, and best practices
Executes projects as needed related to IT General Controls (ITGC), Payment Card Industry, Data Privacy, and other laws and regulations governing the corporation
Develops audit objectives, scope, audit plan, and procedures
Prepares audit summaries and reviews audit results with senior IT management providing observations and conclusions as well as identifies and communicates control gaps and evaluates management action plans and related reporting
Keeps abreast of relevant business developments and evolving IT risk areas
Contributes ideas and opinions to the internal audit team by assisting financial/operational auditors in applying IT audit principles and concepts, identifies the relevant automated controls to include in the audit scope, designs audit programs/procedures to assess their adequacy, and documents the impact of strengths or weaknesses to current audit procedures/objectives
Develops and maintains effective relationships within the team and individuals throughout the organization
Performs other duties as required
The above statements are intended as general examples of the duties of this position and are not all-inclusive for the position. Other reasonable duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to cultivate channels of communication (both written and verbal) to effectively influence key stakeholders at all levels of the organization
Solid knowledge of IT audit methodologies and control frameworks of IT platforms, processes, systems and controls, including areas such as network security, logical access and change management controls at an infrastructure and application level, databases and systems maintenance
Strong understanding of business processes, financial reporting, and control frameworks, such as SOX, COSO, and COBIT
Strong leadership skills in the areas of leading through influence, relationship building, and strategy development and execution
Ability to define effective audit plans and effectively coach experienced IT auditors
Strong knowledge of risk assessment and familiarity with tools and techniques used to provide control and monitoring mechanisms
Knowledge of cable television products and services
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, or Business
Related Work Experience
Experience in IT audit or public accounting (3-4 years)
Big 4 experience ideal
Experience with various technologies, including networks, platforms, and applications
Certifications and/or Licenses
CISA certificate preferred
CPA, CIA, CISSP, and/or MBA desirable
This role offers a Hybrid work schedule
Required travel 10-20%
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