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Sr. IT Auditor and SOX Lead

Finance / Accounting
JOBREQ1800019089 Requisition #

The Sr. IT Auditor and SOX Lead is responsible for effective execution of a wide range of general internal audits and Sarbanes-Oxley audits throughout PPG. Scope of work would cover domestic and international entities throughout PPG’s global IT environment.  In addition, position would be responsible for all SOX IT Audits for the IT audit team.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing the initial audit scope and assumes full on-the-job responsibility for satisfactory completion of assigned audit tasks. This includes 1) performing audit testing, 2) identifying, analyzing, and documenting accounting and control deficiencies and 3) recommending cost effective solutions where appropriate, 4) communicating audit findings and recommendations, and 5) advancing personal self-development through appropriate training activities.

  • Responsible for keeping audit management informed of progress and difficulties encountered on a timely basis.

  • Responsible for providing and receiving feedback on completion of tasks and discussions of possible conclusions.

  • Responsible for conducting opening and closing meetings, writing clear and effective audit reports, and communicating issues to management verbally and in writing.

  • Responsible for the completion of the IT SOX audits globally including the coordination with the PwC external auditors and communication to upward management.

  • Responsible for the global IT SOX trainings


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5+ years of previous Sarbanes Oxley 404 audit experience is required
  • A bachelor’s degree in IT, accounting, finance or related field of study is required.

  • Ability to travel to 30%

  • Sound Audit proficiency in order to evaluate the adequacy of controls and procedures. Must understand and apply auditing theories, procedures, and techniques and be able to analyze relevant information to reach conclusions.

  • Effective writing skills are required to clearly and concisely communicate audit findings. 

  • Ability to train others by sharing knowledge and experience.

  • CISA, CPA, CIA, or other related audit/ financial certifications preferred, but not required.

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing
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