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IT SOX Manager

Ralph Lauren
Nutley, New Jersey, United States
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview
This position will manage and coordinate the annual SOX ITGC audits, working closely with Internal and External Audit, IT and business partners across the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Responsible for partnering with control owners to ensure IT general controls are well documented, understood, and implemented effectively across the Company
* Maintaining inventory of IT SOX applications/systems, infrastructure, and risks and controls
* Partnering with IT teams to continuously assess the design of controls
* Collaborate with individuals and teams across the organization to maintain effective controls
* Performing analysis for enterprise-wide SOX scoping activities to identify potential changes and confirm in-scope IT applications/tools, IT infrastructure and IT general controls for the current fiscal year
* Contribute to detailed status updates for report to stakeholders and Senior Leadership
* Assess new IT systems or changes to existing applications to determine controls impact & risks to environment (such as migration to new systems, tool, etc.)
* Assist with integrating new applications into the IT Controls environment (meet with new contacts, assess impacts, explain controls, write meeting minutes, follow up for implementation, etc.)
* Assist with coordination and tracking of SOX IT control activities (e.g., Internal and External Audit deficiencies, meetings, etc.)
* Analyzing and compiling data for monitoring, dashboarding and reporting on the remediation of IT control deficiencies
* Assist with the remediation of IT control deficiencies by investigating the root cause, partnering with control owners on documenting action plans, and closely following up until remediation
* Contribute to the IT general control deficiency evaluation process
* Develop value-adding relationships with process owners and make recommendations for process improvement
* Reports into Head of Risk and Compliance
* Planning, monitoring, and reviewing work of subordinates is required

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Strong understanding of SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley), must have ITGC & application control SOX compliance experience and be knowledgeable with the following cycles: IT, Financial Statement Close, Order to Collect, Inventory, Procure to Pay, Hire to Pay, Tax.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills - ability to work with all levels of management
* Prior supervisory experience
* Basic understanding of Accounting and Finance
* Project management experience w/ formal project management approach using a systems development methodology
* Prior experience with SAP is a plus
* Proficient in MS tools, e.g., Excel, Visio, etc.


Ralph Lauren, whose name is synonymous with American lifestyle, timeless design and impeccable quality, is a cultural icon who has built the Ralph Lauren Corporation into one of the most successful companies in the world. As the first designer to produce a complete lifestyle vision, Mr. Lauren created a global brand exemplified by style, sophistication and the utmost attention to detail. Today, the Company is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances.

Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has cultivated the iconography of America, as well as that of Europe and the exotic themes of other cultures, redefining a style of luxury that is recognized and coveted around the world. “I have always had a clear vision,” he said. “I wanted to develop quality products and create a whole world around that. It means taking risks, going with what you feel, but never losing sight of your vision and conviction.”

At Ralph Lauren, we like to inspire—and to be inspired. Our teams are dynamic, collaborative and innovative—and we are always looking to build them with the strongest, most inspiring people in the world.

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