Corporate Audit Services (CAS) provides world class assurance, risk identification, risk mitigation and value-added process design services to the BNSF Community. CAS does this by being a magnet for talented, diverse staff. Our work covers all aspects of BNSF’s corporate governance including how our underlying values, standards, processes and risks shape our business operations, decisions and ultimately the performance of the company. Our auditors have the opportunity to work across the company on a range of topics of company significance.
At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business. Each and every day, our employees are committed to approach one another about safety, which is key in realizing our vision. Employees are also expected to comply with company and federal safety & health regulations, safety rules & policies, as well as procedures that guide work practices to reduce risk to exposure. Such work practices include but are not limited to wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate actions in the event of an emergency.
This is a manager position, responsible for evaluating BNSF’s IT processes and SOX key controls against leading practice and industry frameworks, identifying gaps in design and execution of key controls, and communication of issues and recommendations to BNSF’s Technology Services leadership. Key responsibilities include:
Review and execute IT SOX key controls testing.
Support the annual risk assessment and corporate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program.
Collect, review and analyze data from information systems.
Communicates difficult and complex materials around audit findings and the impact to the organization in an effective manner. Successfully changes style to best suit the situation.
Consults with senior leadership on internal control issues, particularly in relation to proposed business process or systems changes. Converts difficult interactions into win-win scenarios.
Work independently and in a team environment to maximize performance.
Identifies strategic business processes, evaluates significant business risks, understands key business objectives, and examines processes for efficiency and effectiveness.
Participates in annual audit planning. Continually assesses audit plan for alignment with strategic initiatives. Recommends adjustments to Management as the environment changes.
Oversees the day to day development of staff to effectively execute audits and develop as leaders.
Effectively manages multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing based on continual reassessment of risks and scope, allocating resources and resolving resource conflicts.
Bachelor’s degree or higher.
Minimum of five to seven years of working within a corporate internal audit or IT compliance function or as part of a professional services firm.
Proven team leader.
Leadership experience and excellent working knowledge of day-to-day railroad operations and practices.
Knowledge of audit methods and techniques.
CPA, CIA, CISA, CISP or other relevant certification desired.
Knowledge of analytical techniques, programming, or system query techniques (Data Warehouse, SAS, TeamMate, Tableau, MS Access, SQL).
Knowledge of SAP.
Knowledge of Mainframe environments.
Experience working at a Big 4 Auditing firm.
The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties.
Primarily an office environment with some field activities. Up to 50% Work at home option as well.
Normal office hours, five days per week with weekend or evening work as required.
About BNSF Railway Company
The BNSF Team of 40,000+ safely transports the products and materials that help feed, clothe and power communities across the U.S. and around the globe.