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Senior SOX IT Analyst, Enterprise Compliance and Controls

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10038019 Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 25, 2023

Job Summary:

Position Responsibilities:

This Enterprise Controllership position is primarily responsible for assisting the Managers of Enterprise Compliance and Controls with the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 compliance program, including the testing of key IT controls across the Direct to Consumer & International segment. The Sr. SOX IT Analyst is responsible for supporting and/or leading all aspects of the SOX lifecycle, including planning, fieldwork, reporting, and archiving.


The position’s responsibilities include:

  • SOX 404 testing of IT General Controls (ITGCs) across all segments with emphasis on Information Security, Change Management, and Computer Operations
  • SOX 404 testing of reports, application controls, and spreadsheets
  • Partnering with business on SOX 404 related efforts, such as documentation of in-scope applications, systems, and databases, identification of key controls, development of test plans, and remediation of control deficiencies
  • Assisting with maintenance of the SOX 404 software including uploading required control documentation and test results and monitoring business units’ quarterly certification
  • Supporting the managers of Enterprise Compliance & Controls in special projects, which may include business process-related projects
  • Collaborating with business units to understand, evaluate, and improve processes and internal controls
  • Use problem-solving and critical thinking skills to quickly identify internal control deficiencies, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems or related field)
  • Minimum experience of 2 years in internal or external auditing, with emphasis on Information Technology auditing, preferably with a large multi-national company or Big 4 accounting firm
  • Possess a strong understanding of the ITGC domains and the IT governance framework (COBIT) established by ISACA
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A demonstrated history of working within teams and project management skills with the ability to prioritize effectively
  • The ability to work in a diverse team environment and across different levels of management
  • The ability to understand, assess and prioritize risks across the components of the IT environment, including system implementations and upgrades (application, operating system, and database)
  • The ability to understand complex financial applications and security policies is required
  • The ability to optimize value for the corporation by continuously searching for opportunities in process improvements
  • Possess good interpersonal skills to build business relationships
  • Ability to work in a highly organized and efficient manner, and a driver that can take projects to completion in a timely manner
  • Ability to travel for business as needed (Less than 5%)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with ad revenue and subscription-based business process risks and controls
  • Experience with evaluating security and controls on various on-premises and cloud-based technologies (e.g. micro-services architectures)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or equivalent certification is a plus

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree is required in a related field; information systems, computer science, business, finance or accounting preferred

The hiring range for this position in California is $101,790.00 to $124,410.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. 

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Financial Services, LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Financial Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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