Senior IT SOX Analyst

Jacksonville, Florida
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Oct 17, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
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Position Summary:

Kemper is seeking a strong candidate to fill our Senior IT SOX Analyst role to assist with the coordination process of the IT SOX Program. The Senior IT SOX Analyst is a critical member of the Chief Information Security Officer's team and will have exposure to key IT and Finance personnel across the organization. Work as a member of the CISO team to build out the related IT risk and compliance processes for the IT SOX Program.

Position Responsibilities:

• Support the coordination process of all IT SOX Compliance activities.

• Serve as a key liaison between Accounting/Finance, IT, Internal Audit, and Kemper's external auditors in SOX IT matters.

• Assist the Corporate SOX Compliance team with IT system/infrastructure scoping, risk assessment, and control design.

• Work with various stakeholders to identify information asset owners to classify data and systems as part of a control framework implementation.

• Play key role in the implementation of new systems brought into SOX scope, including risk identification/mitigation, control design, and pre-/post-implementation reviews.

• Participate in the research, evaluation, design, and testing of information security solutions to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of hardware, applications and software.

• Assist in the execution of certain controls, including review of quarterly certification submissions from control owners and appropriate documentation of procedures.

• Support the CISO team to monitor ongoing IT projects and ensuring proper considerations are being made around IT controls.

• Support the CISO and work with IT and business stakeholders to define, collect and report on metrics that effectively communicate risk management successes and progress of security compliance.

• Support the CISO and assist the CISO team in developing and maintaining the security program, and drive security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements while serving as an active and consistent participant in the information security governance process.

Position Requirements:

• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in an Information Security, IT Compliance or IT Audit role.

• Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent work experience is required.

• Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other similar certifications is preferred.

• Flexibility to travel (currently estimated at 5-10%, depending upon needs/preferences).

Position Qualifications and Skills:

• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, project and application development teams, management and business personnel.

• A strong understanding of the business impact of security tools, technologies and policies.

• Sound working knowledge of COSO integrated framework of internal controls, generally accepted auditing standards, and knowledge of IT controls required.

• Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley required, with knowledge of PCAOB Audit Standards a plus.
• Knowledge and experience with broader business processes, financial controls and accounting principles a plus.

• Strong understanding of information security concepts, protocols, industry best practices, strategies and frameworks such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 2700x or NIST.

• In-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls.

• Strong analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls.

• Experience with and ability to document processes, systems and controls.

• The ability to perform risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments, and recommend treatment strategies.

• The ability to interact and build strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and work effectively with business managers, IT engineering and IT operations staff.

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Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Savings Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and enjoy business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on Homeowners and Auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
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