Sr Auditor, IT SOX

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Oct 22, 2017
Nov 15, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time


About This Opportunity

Work with the teams that complete independent, objective assurance and pre-implementation activities designed to add value and improve the organization's operations, through a technology focused risk lens. Target is a growing, innovative leader in the retail industry.As Target continues to invest in infrastructure, stores and the digital environment, everything is supported by technology.Help Target accomplish business objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Use your technology and business process skills, experience and talents to play a part in Target's risk management, focused on financial risks and related technologies, specifically SOX compliance.

  • Learn about the systems and environments that support an innovative, growing national retail organization;
  • Collaborate with technology and business owners to understand risk within their environment;
  • Collaborate with business owners to identify, analyze and evaluate technology, operational and compliance control issues; 
  • Execute project management, bridging information between US and India, as well as with the internal compliance team and the external auditor
  • Evaluate documentation of complex financial statement processes, to ensure accurate depiction of technology related dependencies and participate in system scoping discussions
  • Drive control improvements and work with the business to implement changes;
  • Leverage knowledge of SOX, GAAP and ISO, evaluating design and effectiveness of controls;
  • Review remediation results with business owners and external auditors to ensure plans have been completed and address identified risks;
  • Develop strong business relationships with business partners;
  • Communicate business issues and recommendations to management; verbal and written - be the main US point of contact for the VP and Director of the SOX compliance team.


  • Four-year degree (Management Information Systems, Accounting or Technology preferred)
  • Four to seven years IT audit, public accounting or related technology and business experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information technology general controls (ITGCs), including security, change management and infrastructure
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and exercise auditor judgment
  • Ability to analyze information, identify root causes and recommend solutions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work independently with high level of initiative and provide direction to others
  • Able to work within a flexible, results oriented environment, with team members in the US and India
  • Knowledge/experience with the following: SAP, PeopleSoft, Active Directory, UNIX, Windows, Oracle, SQL
  • Experience with key IT control frameworks (COBIT, NIST, ISO, etc.)
  • Interested in continuous learning through internal and external activities (i.e., training, projects)

Preferred Requirements

  • CISA, CISSP, CPA and/or CIA

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