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IT Internal Audit Manager

Columbia Sportswear Company

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 07/18/2019

Columbia Sportswear Company presents a dynamic and rapidly evolving information technology environment. The IT Internal Audit Manager plans, coordinates, and manages Information Technology audit projects throughout the company, including IT Risk Assessments, IT Operational Audits, and Compliance audits including supporting management’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing. To complete these responsibilities, the IT Internal Audit Manager will engage and collaborate with Internal Audit, IT, and business unit management to understand the Company’s business, IT environments, and associated risks in order to establish a risk-based audit plan annually. The IT Audit Manager will both execute audit procedures and supervise Internal Audit staff and/or third party contractors in the execution of audit procedures. The IT Audit Manager also plays an important role in providing strategic insight, advice, and guidance with respect to IT risk management, governance, policy, and operations, and is a key influencer at all levels of the organization. The IT Audit Manager will also serve a critical role in driving Internal Audit function’s strategic initiatives, including development of data analytics program processes and capabilities.

•Develops the audit scope, objectives, plans and programs for IT audit projects
•Works closely with IT, compliance management and external auditors to assure that the testing of IT general controls is effectively planned and executed and supports key stakeholder needs, including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements and external auditor reliance
•Prepares and communicates audit reports that accurately reflect issues noted and that facilitates remediation by IT and business management
•Supports the Director if Internal Audit in evaluating IT related risks to support the development of annual audit plans
•Evaluates and communicates risks and significance of audit findings, as well as the implications for the scope of internal audit work and the impact on other functions
•Champions business process improvement throughout the organization
•Conducts IT governance audits and maturity assessments across varied IT functional areas as determined based on annual audit plans
•Plans and conducts audits over IT systems/applications development and implementations, including project governance/management risk assessments
•Assists in the utilization of technology based audit tools to support audit work, such as Power BI, and may assist in the design of data analytics to support internal audits
•Remains current and expands knowledge in the areas of auditing, relevant IT systems and applications and related technologies, utilizing self-study and/or continuing education

•Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, or related degree required
•Three plus years of experience in information technology in general, demonstrating a steady growth of skills and responsibility, is required
•Two or more years of public accounting, consulting firm, or IT auditor experience conducting IT audits for large companies including experience in Sarbanes-Oxley testing requirements and procedures is preferred
•Experience with SAP, including IT general controls, security environment and automated business controls is preferred.
•CISA is preferred; CISM, CISSP, CPA, or CIA certification or comparable accreditation are also desirable
•Demonstrated knowledge of COBIT and/or other IT frameworks
•Working knowledge of control aspects related to cloud based technology, networks, security, systems development, and global data center operations
•Experience with technology tools, including the collection and analysis of complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions
•Ability to perform technical audits for infrastructure compliance using commercially available tools desired
•Travel internationally (5-15%) and flexible with working hours depending on needs and deadline

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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