Qualcomm IT Senior Auditor (SOX) in San Diego, California

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IT Senior Auditor (SOX)

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Qualcomm Incorporated

Corporate Internal Audit

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California - San Diego

Job Overview

Unique opportunity to join Qualcomms Corporate Internal Audit & Advisory Services department within the SOX Program Management Office (PMO) organization to support the IT SOX 404 and 302 Compliance efforts. The departments activities and services focus on assisting the Audit Committee of the Qualcomm Board of Directors and Management in the evaluation and improvement of processes that identify and manage risks related to achieving Qualcomms business objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the IT SOX 404 risk assessment and scoping exercise, execute the IT process and control walkthroughs, assess the design of controls, develop and enhance comprehensive test plans, and perform independent testing

  • Perform deficiency root cause analyses and assist management with the development of remediation plans

  • Offer effective supervision to, and review the work of other auditors, including the companys co-sourcing audit partners

  • Collaborate with Qualcomm management to identify financial risks, assess business impacts, and present potential solutions (leading practices)

  • As a key member of the SOX PMO, the successful candidate will be the primary interface between IT management and IT external auditors to provide guidance, support, training, and project management

  • Collaborate with IT external auditors in the planning and execution of SOX 404 requirements and ensure all deadlines are met with high quality deliverables

  • Participate and assists in ad-hoc projects when needed

  • Potential opportunities to participate in internal audits and/or advisory reviews

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

Three to five years of professional experience in IT SOX compliance for a fast-paced global company or a public accounting firm (Big 4 or mid-tier).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior SOX PMO experience preferred.

  • Independent and adaptable team player with strong project management skills to comfortably lead and conduct multiple significant projects and tasks with quality, accuracy, and attention to detail.

  • Self-motivated, positive, and professional attitude.

  • Superior prioritization, organization, and time-management skills to consistently meet deadlines with quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment.

  • Superior critical thinking with sound judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Superior interpersonal skills (including oral and written communications) with the ability to lead all related interactions with various levels of the organization including middle and senior management.

  • Excellent understanding of internal controls, frameworks (COSO, COBIT), fundamental audit methodology, SOX 302 and 404 requirements.

  • Strong ability to understand IT and business process risks and related controls

  • Superior skills in project management, auditing, and consulting

  • Experienced with leading practices for business processes, financial accounting, and reporting risks to ensure compliance with GAAP and external reporting requirements

  • Delivers high-quality work products (form and substance) including the ability to prepare written documents (e.g., work papers, PowerPoint presentations, audit reports, etc.) that clearly lay out key messages

  • Professional Certifications (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA preferred)

  • ERP experience with Oracle EBS a plus

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, or related field.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.