IT Controls Analyst in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    625 Westport Parkway
    Grapevine, TX
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description



Working with general supervision, the IT Controls Analyst participates as a member of the IT Controls team in designing and overseeing the execution of IT Controls.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for monitoring SOX execution and providing guidance to IT Management on best practices within SOX IT General Controls.  Understanding risk and controls, the candidate will ensure management is compliant with SOX regulations and find opportunities to streamline control processes.  Candidate will also maintain cross functional relationships including those with external and internal auditors.


  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace
  • Model the high level of customer service expected of all GameStop associates including, but not limited to, responding to voice mails and emails within organizationally defined timeframes, completing projects as committed, responding to others’ feedback appropriately, and making optimal use of organizationally limited resources by offering assistance to other functional teams when appropriate
  • Model team commitment by adhering to the team's expectations and guidelines; fulfilling team responsibilities; and demonstrating personal commitment to the team by being cooperative, collaborative, and flexible
  • Coordinate and provide expert control guidance to IT Management and control owners to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations and IT Controls
  • Facilitate management discussions and provide advice related to risks, controls, and mitigation activities.
  • Track and document SOX execution and report control status to various levels of management including senior leaders and auditors
  • Receive and analyze control failures and determine possible causes and control improvements that enable control remediation
  • Proficient ability to remain effective under stress, and respond to pressure in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization


  • Collaboration – Works effectively and cooperatively with others, establishing and maintaining good working relationships, contributing to team success
  • Innovation — Generates innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities
  • Continuous Improvement – Originates action to improve existing conditions and processes; uses appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact
  • Contributing to Team Success – Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals


  • Bachelor’s degree in technology, information systems or related field. Graduate degree and certification (e.g. CPA, CISA, CIA, CISSP) preferred
  • 3+ more years of working in IT Audit with experience in leading technology audits and IT General Controls
  • Big 4 assurance or advisory services experience preferred
  • Supervisory and / or project management experience
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word


  • Knowledge of current and emerging technology terminology, concepts, and practices, including cloud, cyber security, distributed systems and network
  • Knowledge in assessing the effectiveness of internal controls over key IT and business risks and identifying significant exposures
  • Knowledge in auditing technical platforms such as UNIX, Microsoft, and databases (MS SQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IT governance and security frameworks (e.g. ITIL, NIST, CMMI) and IT and control practices
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards (e.g. COBIT, COSO)
  • Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk)
  • Skill in project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadline
  • Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems
  • Skill in use of Microsoft Office products and effective verbal and written communications, including presentations to executive management