Manager, Internal Controls in Hyderabad at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 8/24/2021

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Executes the SOX Compliance program. Works with both the IT and Business Process Internal Controls Managers to document, assess and remediate (if needed) Information Technology General Controls and Business Process Controls. Performs testing with External Auditors, US-based and GCC resources. Executes the control test sampling strategy, tracks audit requests, actively manages their fulfillment and tracks control test status. The position will Manage the Internal Controls GCC Business Process and IT Team Members. Reviews the test work of both Business Process and IT Controls. Adds value by streamlining processes and improving standards. This position will have the opportunity to work with a diverse set of finance, IT, and cross-functional 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.
  • Review both IT and Business Process Control tests
  • Suggest and implement testing and auditing standards
  • Familiar with and extensive experience in Managing and reviewing both IT and Business Process Controls test work
  • Work with external auditors and off-shore resources to complete IT control testing plan.
  • Perform the re-testing of IT control deficiencies to ensure timely and proper remediation.
  • Provide insights and perspectives on the design of any new processes or systems and transformation, such as the design of automated versus manual controls, preventive versus detective controls, application testing, user acceptance testing and go-live of new system implementations.
  • 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.
  • Create, disseminate and obtain Quarterly SOX Certifications.
  • Obtain and review SOC reports and their related bridge letters, and complete impact assessment.
  • Manages governance of Segregation of Duties monitoring program utilizing Advance Access Controls (AAC) in Oracle Fusion and Altyrex
  • Partner with Accounting function to identify, document, test, and optimize application controls
  • Hire, train, and manage team of Auditors

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.

  • Experience Auditing IT and Business Controls required
  • Experience Managing Application Control Testing Required
  • Experience writing IT and Business test work papers required
  • Experience leading other Business and IT Auditors required
  • Experience with US GAAP SOX IT Auditing required
  • Experience in Public Accounting Auditing highly preferred
  • 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 incentive calculations.
  • Must be able to read, analyze, interpret and comprehend financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both an oral and written manner to common inquiries or complaints from 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 employees.


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Information Systems Auditor license preferred; and
  • 6-10 years related experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.


Serves as the manager of the department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities may include training, planning, assigning/directing work and resolving problems.


Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Information Systems Auditor certification preferred.

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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