SOX TPM, Security Compliance (#73057)

Website Onward Search

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Pay $90 – $93 hourly

Onward Search needs SOX Technical Project Manager for one of our clients in the FinTech space!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance a program supporting SOX initiatives as a second line of defense, including crafting a SOX plan and spearheading related initiatives.
  • Establish processes for effectively scoping IT systems and provide training to owners in anticipation of SOX audits.
  • Enhance the control education and awareness program for first-line teams (control owners, system owners, control implementers, etc.).
  • Assess SOX implications for new products, update pertinent controls, and communicate requirements to the product organization and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct impact analysis for control deficiencies identified within the SOX environment, collaborating with owning teams to formulate remediation plans.
  • Support and refine the audit evidence collection process through an automated tool.
  • Deliver regular reports to stakeholders and leadership on SOX program initiatives.
  • Foster close relationships with stakeholder teams such as Security, IT, Infrastructure,
  • Engineering, Data, and Finance to advise on SOX requirements and ensure excellence in control ownership.
  • Develop and enhance SOX procedural documentation, including control narratives, data flow diagrams, and process documentation.
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external auditors, providing education on a complex technology control environment.
  • Oversee the quality of audit initiatives, identify and analyze process gaps, and offer guidance and expertise to team members.
  • Devise creative solutions to prove risk mitigation and address complex audit challenges in the crypto industry.


  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in security/IT compliance or equivalent, with a track record of leading SOX programs.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in Internal Controls over Financial Reporting, SOX 404 frameworks, and testing to support compliance.
  • Previous experience collaborating closely with auditors and/or external regulators.
  • Proven experience leading compliance initiatives from inception to completion.
  • Experience reporting security compliance posture to senior stakeholders.
  • Understanding and audit experience of cloud technologies, with preference given to AWS expertise.
  • Ability to achieve outcomes effectively and autonomously across cross-functional teams in ambiguous situations with minimal supervision.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, direct cross-functional work, and hold others accountable to committed deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders to align on shared outcomes.
  • Experience working in the crypto space.

Nice to Haves:

  • BA or BS in a technical field or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience at a Big 4 accounting firm.
  • Security certifications such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, or other relevant certifications.

What’s in our benefits packages:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Program
  • Commuter Benefit
  • eLearning
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Training & Development

*To qualify for our benefits package, you must work over 30 hours per week and the length of assignment must be a minimum of 10 weeks.

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