IT Internal Controls Analyst in Hyderabad at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

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Job Description


Serves as an Analyst for the SOX IT Compliance program helping to coordinate, document and test the internal controls, specific to the IT systems supporting the financial reporting processes. Testing may include working on independent or reliance controls as defined by SOX Scoping, External Auditors, or analytics to evidence deficiencies and/or remediation of controls. The Analyst will assist in developing the scope of IT Controls, apply sampling strategy, request and track control evidence, and manage assigned testing status. This position will have the opportunity to work with a diverse set of Accounting/Finance and IT stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Document and test IT internal controls based on the COSO and COBIT framework to comply with section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

  • Work with external auditors and US based resources to complete control testing plan.

  • Perform the re-testing of IT control deficiencies to ensure timely and proper remediation.

  • Work with management within the Internal Control function to report and resolve internal control and reconciliation issues.

  • Assist management in assessing and identifying controls needed for new processes and opportunities for operating efficiencies.

  • Understand daily activities of the department and aid in coordinating and managing the SOX compliance process to ensure daily and period goals/deadlines are met.

  • Able to communicate the status of various projects and expected due dates in 1:1 and Team meetings.

  • Assist in providing requested deliverables to the internal and external auditors in conjunction with the SOX audit process.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and ERP skills.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, conflict solving and negotiation skills.

  • Extraordinary interpersonal skills to work in conjunction with other departments, vendors and internal and external customers.

  • Must be a team player who also works well independently.

  • Must be able to analyze data, draw conclusions, interpret results, and make recommendations with respect to various IT systems.

  • Must be able to read, analyze, interpret and comprehend financial reports, system exports, and legal documents.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both an oral and written manner to common inquiries or complaints from team members, customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

  • Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to top management, external department heads, customers, clients and other team members.


  • Bachelor's degree from college or university; and

  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Information System Auditor license preferred.

  • 1- 3 years related experience; or

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience in SOX 404, ITGC, or System or Control Implementation or Testing.

CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CISM, CISP, and/or CRISC certification preferred but not mandatory


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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