Dell Senior Internal Auditor - SOX - Digital-IT in Round Rock, Texas

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Senior Internal Auditor - SOX

Location: Round Rock, TX

Dell Information Technology is a world-class IT organization that employs 5000+ across the globe. We are focused on driving business transformation, superior customer satisfaction, and revenue growth through innovation and cutting-edge technology that leverages traditional ERP, as well as cloud, analytics, mobile, and social solutions.

General Summary:

The Audit and Compliance (A&C) team's mission is to call attention to risks, drive process improvement, cost reductions, and validating Dell Digital and IT compliance to statuary, regulatory, Quality and contractual requirements. The team partners with functional leaders to accomplish its mission.

Dell Digital and IT is seeking an experienced SOX Internal Audit professional to plan and execute A&C SOX projects in Round Rock, Texas (North America). The position will report to the Audit and compliance Director and will be responsible for periodic risk assessment, identifying and executing critical projects designed to manage risk, SOX 404 compliance (design and testing), improve processes, reduce cost and improve overall compliance. In addition, it requires support on maintaining an effective audit presence, and drive IT process and control improvements for Dell Digital and IT. The successful candidate will possess the ability to function independently, apply professional judgment, interface with all levels of stakeholders, and communicate complex matters clearly and succinctly. The person should be a go-getter and would be expected to think through an idea or recommendation from concept to implementation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the SOX assessment of general IT controls performed by IT professionals

  • Contribute to completion of the required elements of the SOX program (testing and reporting requirements)

  • Interface with external auditors on overall SOX program timelines and deliverables

  • Improve reliance on SOX testing by our external auditor to help reduce audit time and associated fees

  • Participate in the planning/scoping of the control environment

  • Understand and report on control exception and deficiencies

  • Identify improvement opportunities and control enhancements

  • Work independently and in a team environment to maximize performance

  • Participate in other SOX projects and audit initiatives

  • Prepare reports that are clear and concise

  • Help drive team performance

  • Demonstrate leadership and fostering a spirit of continual improvement

  • Maintain relationships with partners (internally and externally)

  • Independently conduct operational audits and process reviews across key IT processes

  • Continuous evaluation and assessment of internal control environment, remediation efforts and process enhancements (including Automation)


The position demands strong interpersonal skills to create partnership with process owners, internal source leads for SOX compliance activities. Strong technical expertise, objectivity, positive attitude, team spirit, dedication, collaborative effort and unquestioned integrity are essential elements of the position.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required with 12+ years relevant experience; or Master’s degree with 8+ years relevant experience; or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in SOX-related role

  • Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standards, risk and controls standards and business process best practices

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skills

  • Solid organizational, project management and execution skills

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of stakeholders

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team


  • Experience with large, global organizations or with Big 4 audit firms

  • Certification in accounting and/or auditing is strongly preferred, including a CPA, CA and/or CIA

  • Experience with R.sam or other GRC systems a plus, in addition to Microsoft Excel and Visio


  • High ethical standards and values that support our company’s values healthy, high performance culture

  • Ability to provide creative recommendations, work well with and lead others and to affect process change, reengineering projects and overall improvement

  • Results-oriented and service-minded with the ability to develop and foster relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally, while maintaining a healthy balance of independence and objectivity

  • Collaborative work ethic and ability to work in a team-oriented culture

  • Strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written), project management and developing leadership skills; ability to communicate ideas effectively, concisely and courageously

  • Ability to work with virtual, global teammates and ability/sensitivity to work with and within cultural and international differences

  • Proven track record of excellence, ownership and accountability

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and execute against deliverables under deadlines and competing priorities

  • Strong interpersonal skills able to build excellent working relationships with Cybersecurity and Global audit management, and third party contractors

  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with minimum supervision as well as supervise work of junior team members

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