IT Audit Senior Manager in Nashville, TN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Summary: Responsible for leading the North American IT Audit function, planning and executing a variety of technology, operational, integrated and IT SOX audits and special projects for LKQ Corporation’s North American operations.

Essential Job Duties:•    Plan and lead team in performing technology, operational, integrated and IT SOX audits according to the Corporate Audit risk assessment and audit plan. Coordinate testing for IT SOX with external auditors and continually rationalize systems and controls in scope for SOX.•    Based on knowledge obtained of business processes, technology, systems, infrastructure technologies and operational controls from audits, identify opportunities for improvement in controls and/or systems.•    Maintain ongoing contact with senior IT management at global and regional levels to ensure familiarity with technology, infrastructure, operations and application systems.•    Proactively identify opportunities for Corporate Audit assistance within their areas of responsibility and leading special projects at the global and regional level.•    Lead North American IT component of annual risk assessment and planning.•    Proactively identify emerging technologies and develop audit plans to meet the risks associated with using such technologies within LKQ’s IT environment.•    Review audit reports and audit documentation and collaborate with management to obtain appropriate responses.•    Lead strategic projects in the areas of emerging risks including but not limited to cyber, privacy (GDPR), IT transformation (ERP), and automation.•    Communicate results via update meetings and exit conferences to key stakeholders.•    Assist Director, Corporate Audit - IT in preparation of the IT documentation for the Audit Committee.•    Utilize software audit tool (ACL) to perform data analytics on various projects identified through the risk assessment process &/or audit results.•    Domestic and international travel from 20% - 25%SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: •    Monitor engagement and staff performance to ensure proper resource allocation, staff performance, work quality, and compliance with internal standards and policies.•    Provide guidance and direction to staff related to planning and execution of technology, operational, integrated and IT SOX audits and special projects.•    Review audit reports and workpapers to ensure adequate documentation supports audit conclusions and to determine whether recommendations to improve internal controls are effective and reasonable.Basic Qualifications:•    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, MIS, Accounting or other related degree. Minimum 10 years of progressive IT audit or similar experience, preferably in Big 4, large public accounting firm or publicly traded company.•    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to interact with executive management. Experience with IT SOX and an understanding of the COBIT framework. Strong leadership and results-oriented. Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities and work independently in an undefined environment.•    MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Knowledge of ACL or similar data analysis tools.•    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The ability to sit and use a computer for long periods of time. Ability to travel up to 25%.Preferred Qualifications:CISA, CISM, CISSP, CPA

Job Summary: Responsible for leading the North American IT Audit function, planning and executing a variety of technology, operational, integrated and IT SOX audits and special projects for LKQ Corporation’s North American operations.Essential Job Duties:• Plan and lead team in performing technology, operational, integrated and IT SOX audits according to the Corporate Audit risk assessment and audit plan. Coordinate testing for IT SOX with external auditors and continually rationalize systems and controls in scope for SOX.• Based on knowledge obtained of business processes, technology, systems, infrastructure technologies and operational controls from audits, identify opportunities for improvement in controls and/or systems.• Maintain ongoing contact with senior IT management at global and regional levels to ensure familiarity with technology, infrastructure, operations and application systems.• Proactively identify opportunities for Corporate Audit assistance within their areas of responsibility and leading special projects at the global and regional level.• Lead North American IT component of annual risk assessment and planning.• Proactively identify emerging technologies and develop audit plans to meet the risks associated with using such technologies within LKQ’s IT environment.• Review audit reports and audit documentation and collaborate with management to obtain appropriate responses.• Lead strategic projects in the areas of emerging risks including but not limited to cyber, privacy (GDPR), IT transformation (ERP), and automation.• Communicate results via update meetings and exit conferences to key stakeholders.• Assist Director, Corporate Audit - IT in preparation of the IT documentation for the Audit Committee.• Utilize software audit tool (ACL) to perform data analytics on various projects identified through the risk assessment process &/or audit results.• Domestic and international travel from 20% - 25%SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Monitor engagement and staff performance to ensure proper resource allocation, staff performance, work quality, and compliance with internal standards and policies.• Provide guidance and direction to staff related to planning and execution of technology, operational, integrated and IT SOX audits and special projects.• Review audit reports and workpapers to ensure adequate documentation supports audit conclusions and to determine whether recommendations to improve internal controls are effective and reasonable.Basic Qualifications:• EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, MIS, Accounting or other related degree. Minimum 10 years of progressive IT audit or similar experience, preferably in Big 4, large public accounting firm or publicly traded company.• KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to interact with executive management. Experience with IT SOX and an understanding of the COBIT framework. Strong leadership and results-oriented. Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities and work independently in an undefined environment.• MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Knowledge of ACL or similar data analysis tools.• PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The ability to sit and use a computer for long periods of time. Ability to travel up to 25%.Preferred Qualifications:CISA, CISM, CISSP, CPA

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Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career