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Company: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Location: Katy, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Business Administration or similar field required
  •  Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other IT audit-related certification preferred

Work Experiences:

  • 3-5+ years' experience with IT Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls in an IT audit or controls implementation and maintenance capacity
  • Experience working within an Information Technology organization, supporting enterprise level IT functions and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute IT audits focused on general computer controls
  • Experience executing audits within a complex organization that includes mainframe, distributed, and network platforms


  • Detailed understanding of IT terminology, common practices and managed processes, including technology architecture, network security, system provisioning, configuration management, performance monitoring, incident management, change management, user access management, and disaster recovery
  • Knowledge of IT applications and supporting hardware and infrastructure including ERP systems, databases, data warehouses, and knowledge management systems
  • General understanding of business analysis, project management, and the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to perform risk assessments, develop audit plans, perform financial and operational audits, report results
  • Strong organization and multi-tasking skills · Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO and COBIT standards, GAAP, current audit practices, new legislation and regulatory requirements and internal auditing standards
  • Ability to collect and analyze complex data, evaluate information, and draw logical conclusions
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel · Knowledge of data analytics tools such as ACL, Power BI, or Tableau
  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create thorough documentation and interface effectively with individuals at various levels
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to support multiple projects and effectively prioritize and manage a large volume of work
  • Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines within a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Analytical with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skill
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties


  • Participate in audit risk assessment, planning and audit scope development, as well as project execution as a critical team member on large, complex projects
  •  Provide SOX and compliance expertise and consulting to the organization, ensuring compliance with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and all SOX information technology internal controls
  • Prepare and present reports, findings, and metrics to management, ensuring controls are accurately maintained and action plans are implemented within designated timelines for remediation
  •  Ensure systems, databases, applications, and IT processes comply with all SOX IT General Controls (ITGC) and applicable policies or directives
  • Support new system implementations and ensure compliance with existing policies · Update process narratives annually through collaboration with business partners to ensure proper documentation of all significant processes
  • Special projects and participation in various initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and maintain audit plans, systems and controls
  • Drive successful completion of audit projects by closely coordinating with management, internal and external auditors, external consultants and business process owners
  • Provides performance feedback to staff auditors and create developmental plans for identified weaknesses
  • Reviews audit workpapers and draft reports prepared by audit staff
  • Required to learn company policies, procedures, and safety rules
  • Duties may change and Team Members may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance:

  • Regular attendance required
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.​

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