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SOX IT Senior Auditor

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin (All)

Ref # 8003

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ROLE:                             SOX IT Senior Auditor

REPORTING TO:            Group  Director of Internal Controls

LOCATION:                    Dublin



Barden are delighted to have been asked to act on behalf of our client to support the appointment of a number of ‘SOX IT Senior Auditors” on a 12-month contract basis, who will operate from their Headquarters in Dublin.  

“The uplift to our Internal Controls teams comes an exciting juncture in the business, with a recent NYSE listing. The Internal Controls team is a key part of the governance framework and an important component of the ‘second line of defence’ within the business. The role will span across Group and all other Companies / Divisions within the Business” Group Director of Internal Controls


Position Description:

The role requires an individual to support the Director of Internal Controls in ensuring that the IT control environment meet SOX standards and support recent NYSE listing.  The role will report to the Group Director of Internal Controls and may require a small amount of travel, up to a maximum of 10%.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completing both design adequacy and operating effectiveness testing  of the assigned systems / ITGCs in accordance with defined quality standards and deadlines.
  • Identify develop and, where applicable, help implement  IT General Computing Controls.
  • Ensuring  high standard quality documentation and test scripts  are delivered on a consistent and timely basis.
  • Communicating and reporting deficiency  findings to management.
  • Monitoring management’s responses and implementation of agreed remediation plans.
  • Ensuring effective business changes are introduced as a result of deficiency  findings.
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors as required.
  • Working with the Director  of Internal Controls, Internal Controls IT Manager, internal controls colleagues, InfoSec and Heads of Technology, to improve internal control.
  • Building strong professional relationships with peers and management in the business.


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level. Additional IT Audit (CISA) or IT Security (CISM, CISSP) qualifications required.
  • Audit experience in enterprise environments.
  • Advanced understanding of IT General Computing Controls (ITGCs).
  • Competent knowledge of IT and Information Security operations, policies and procedures in areas such as Windows Active Directory, Unix/Linux, databases.
  • Knowledge of cloud architecture (AWS, GCP or Azure), operational frameworks and security controls would be beneficial.
  • Ability to identify issues and associated risks, and provide practical solutions to a wide range of Internal Controls issues.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Desirable Personal Attributes & Competencies:

  • Ability to influence change at all levels of management.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills.
  • Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) to all levels of management.
  • The ability to develop and establish strong working relationships.
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to delivering quality results.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and able to work on own initiative.
  • Be a great team player.


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Legal, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions.Simple.

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With over 11 years of technical recruitment experience Dan sits within our Technology Talent Advisory and Recruitment Practice as Business Lead specialising in Analytics roles. Over the years Dan has helped clients from start ups, SMEs to Multi-Nationals scale their teams with talent across Infrastructure, Software Development, IT Security, Solutions Architects, Database and Data Analytics. Dan recruits nationally in Ireland and has experience helping local clients add talent to their teams in mainland Europe.

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