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IT Compliance Assurance Lead

Honda North America
United States, California, Torrance
1919 Torrance Boulevard (Show on map)
September 23, 2022
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. California

Honda has a clear vision for the future in 2030, and it's a joyful one. We are looking for people with the individual skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. We are seeking diversity of thought and experience to drive innovation and help us make fully informed decisions.

This position is the lead IT compliance subject matter expert of the IS Compliance Team required to perform complex and specialized pre-audits and assessments of IS systems and processes across all IT Planning and Operations Business Unit Divisions (Senior Program Leader). The purpose of the IS Compliance Team is to proactively audit, assess and identify all technology-related compliance issues and oversee all remediation activities across Honda's North American companies with a focus on information security, data privacy, business continuity, identity management, user access and data integrity. This includes providing objective risk assessments of the company's compliance with regulatory, organizational and commercial requirements governing the organization's information security capabilities (e.g. SOX). The IS Compliance Team will support the AHM IT Governance/Risk by planning, facilitating, guiding and overseeing audits and assessments of information security capabilities and risks in addition to overseeing remediation activities for all compliance issues. There may also be special-purpose compliance projects aimed at providing assurance of a new implementation or maintenance of a business-critical systems. Examples include an identity and access management solution, ERP application, security incident management solution, and controls monitoring solution.

  • Coordinate and provide support to the IT SOX Audits and related activities such as:

    • Determine SOX in-scope application and validate technology summaries.

    • Validate ITGC control owners, SME's and PBC contacts.

    • Create and delivery training and awareness programs for control owners and end users to ensure ITGCs are well established, documented and followed.

    • On-going reporting via PowerPoint to Team, Unit, Department, Division, and Executive leadership

    • Complete Impact Assessments for any ITGC deficiencies

    • Assist controls owners and SME's documenting and reporting control deficiencies upon discussion with Internal Auditors and External Auditors. Collaborate with control owners regarding recommendations to address the root cause of issues and remedial actions

  • Support various project and provide compliance oversight to ensure IT General Controls are imbibed into IT solutions development that ultimately culminates into a SOX-compliant solution

  • Work together with Team Manager to provide input for the direction and vision of AHM IT, the Division, Department, Unit and Team. Contribute ideas and formulate the details on execution of Division, Department, Unit and Team.



  • IS or Accounting related bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 7+ years of IT business work experience

  • 5+ years managing or supporting comprehensive compliance SOX 404 audits and assessments within a corporate setting

  • 5+ years of leading people

  • Desired Certifications in (ISC2) CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, or CPA

  • Proven experience developing and submitting IT audit and compliance reports to governing bodies, legal entities and/or external authorities

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral), particularly with government/legal agencies and external/internal auditors

  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT-related knowledge and experience in solving compliance issues

  • Excellent knowledge of technology environments, including information security, encryption methods and privacy-based solutions

  • General knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting and business office operations

Total Rewards:

Annual Bonus Program

401K Program

Comprehensive Healthcare Plans (i.e. PPO, HSA, Dental, Vision)

Holistic Wellbeing Program

Disability & Life Insurance

Remote Work

Relocation Benefits

Honda Product Programs

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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