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Senior Compliance & Performance Analyst

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00933823-OTHLOC-333

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Job Title:  Senior Compliance & Performance Analyst

Job Code:  106761

Job Summary

The purpose of this role is the performance and monitoring for daily activities in support of NiSource’s Sarbanes Oxley compliance (SOX).  Responsibilities within the department will include professional level work in the preparation, analysis, and validation of IT SOX controls as required by the SOX Compliance office on a quarterly basis.  This position will also be responsible for timely and properly documented control testing plans, information provided by entity documents, and control remediation activities.

The role provides results in support of IT SOX testing and reporting requirements and assists in coordinating the company-wide effort to comply with applicable Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.  May work with internal/external auditors to provide requested documentation and maintain appropriate historical records related to the performance of IT SOX testing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with Process Owners and subject matter experts to incorporate the performance of SOX testing procedures in meeting the requirements of the business process being tested.
  • Prepare test plans for IT SOX controls in compliance with quarterly IT SOX requirements, and including the gathering of supporting documentation.
  • Perform quarterly testing within the timeline required by SOX Compliance office.
  • Maintain properly documented testing evidence and results within IT SOX Compliance site and perform quarterly upload to SOX Compliance database.
  • Identify potential control deficiencies while working with support teams and process owner to uncover root cause and request implementation plans to alleviate weaknesses exhibited within the process.
  • Assist in the facilitation of external audits and the remediation of issues identified. Maintain appropriate historical records related to the IT SOX Audit.
  • Provide regular updates to the IT SOX Compliance manager regarding the status of the IT SOX testing status, issues identified, and the decisions regarding the solutions to address the identified problems.
  • Maintain current knowledge regarding changes to processes that could affect the IT SOX Control Universe.
  • Implement process for PII validation on all NiSource systems and data.
  • Perform regular IT Compliance activities and implement automation around data gathering.
  • Required Qualifications for Position

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems preferred or Business administration or process management along with work experience
  • Knowledge of IT Infrastructure components, trends and best practices.
  • Experience working closely with service providers and delegating operational activities to them, as directed by a director or manager.
  • 3-6 years of experience in Sarbanes Oxley audits, Information systems audits, and IT Operations
  • Understands Project Management Fundamentals
  • Can work independently in the assigned functional domain
  • Demonstrated experience in SharePoint, ServiceNow, and MS Office
  • Working experience with ITIL processes and metrics (ITIL V3 certification plus)
  • Strong teaming skills, collaboration, negotiation, communication, organizational, people management and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent analytical abilities, including process analysis and development, problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of COSO and CoBit control framework/controls
  • Willing to travel to NiSource business unit or Service Provider locations, as needed
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • NiSource business operations knowledge
  • 2 or more years’ experience in IT support function
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and metrics
  • General working knowledge of the gas and electric utility industry
  • Disclaimer

    The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

    Inclusion & Diversity 
    Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

    Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

    Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

    By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

    Safety Statement
    Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

    Salary Range:

    $91,000.00 - $136,600.00

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