Senior Analyst, IT SOX Compliance


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York




At Paramount, we are looking for a Senior Analyst, IT SOX Compliance to join the team! The Senior Analyst, IT SOX Compliance is responsible for participating in the planning and management of the identification and testing of Information Technology (IT) controls to ensure a strong internal control environment and compliance with regulatory requirements and corporate policy. This position will work under the supervision of the Manager, IT SOX Compliance. Routine communication to IT and business control owners of the status of the IT internal control environment is a crucial component of this position.


Overview and Responsibilities:

  • Complete and test Information Technology (IT) controls in support of SOX compliance for in-scope applications, operating systems and databases including security, change management and infrastructure controls.
  • Support the development of new testing automations through the GRC platform, or similar toolsets, to automate the IT internal controls testing (i.e., SOX quarterly controls, data analytics) and the direct gathering of data from the in-scope servers.
  • Identify risks and evaluate deficiencies, working with internal control owners to determine appropriate remediation activities.
  • Communicate test results and build written documentation/reports as it relates to SOX, disclosing all significant deficiencies to management. Where appropriate, communicate recommendations.
  • Monitor remediation plan execution around existing control findings.
  • Participate in ongoing compliance process improvement initiatives by finding opportunities for control automation and continuous control monitoring.
  • Collaborate with Paramount internal and external auditors in completion of the annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Perform customary administrative tasks and responsibilities.
  • Complete other assignments or special projects as requested by management.
  • Apply moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied. Independent judgment is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources. Decisions are made on both routine and non-routine matters with some latitude but are still subject to approval. Ongoing supervision is provided on an as needed basis.
  • Provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.
  • No significant budgetary or other financial accountability

Basic Qualifications

  • A BA or BS Degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Three plus years of information technology and audit experience (general information technology, application, and infrastructure controls) within a public accounting, and/or internal audit function
  • Three plus years of experience with internal controls evaluation, COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ITGCC, and SOX 404 requirements including the phases of planning, evaluation, documentation, testing and remediation.
  • Three plus years of experience in any of the following areas: internal or external IT audit, Modern ERP packages internal control experience (SAP, Oracle, Workday) or risk assessments.

Additional Qualifications

  • Professional Certification is preferred (CISA, CISSP, SSCP, CPA, or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated proficiency of information technology auditing control disciplines including a solid foundation in security and one or more pertinent areas of technical specialization (application development, change management, or operations)
  • Ability to think analytically; communicate complex issues and develop control recommendations efficiently.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate and present control analysis and recommendations with clarity and professionalism.
  • Big 4 experience a plus.



Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.




Hiring Salary Range: $85,600.00 - 100,000.00. The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


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