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Lennox IT Specialist - Risk & Compliance in Chennai, Indiana

Company Profile

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

  • Assists with the planning of information technology assessments by understanding organization objectives, structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations; identifies risk areas; prepares scope and objectives; prepares internal controls review programs.

  • Assesses risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance; evaluates manual and automated processes; identifies process weaknesses and inefficiencies and technical issues.

  • Performs and controls the full assessment cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.

  • Completes Compliance Assessment work papers and memoranda by documenting assessment tests and findings.

  • Tests IT general controls (ITGCs) including change management, logical access and IT operations.

  • Test of IT Automated Controls (Payroll, Inventory, Revenue, etc)

  • Maintains open communication with management. Communicates assessment progress and findings by providing information in status meetings; highlights unresolved issues; reviews working papers; prepares final assessment reports.

  • Improves protection by recommending changes in management monitoring, assessment, and motivational practices, in the internal control structure, and in operating processes; identifying root causes.

  • Documents process using narratives and flowcharting software

  • Supports external auditors by coordinating information or documentation requirements.

  • Protects organization's reputation by keeping information confidential.

  • Obtains, analyzes and evaluates accounting and/or technical documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts, etc.

  • Prepares and presents reports that reflect assessment results and document process.

  • Conducts follow up and/or monitors IT audit findings to ensure they are remediated timely.

  • Engages in continuous knowledge development regarding business, operational, and technical rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Contributes to team results by welcoming new and different work requirements; explores new opportunities to add value to the organization; helps others accomplish related job results as and where needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Information Technology, or equivalent training and/or experience.

  • Obtained or working towards obtaining professional certification such as certified public accountant (CPA), certified information systems auditor (CISA), certified in the governance of enterprise information technology (CGEIT), certified information systems security professional (CISSP), or other similar certifications.

  • 5 to 12 years’ experience in audit, technology, or related fields. Experience in Big 4 is a plus.

  • Understanding the business and IT infrastructure including applications and servers through interactions and walkthroughs.

  • Understanding the various processes in place at the organization, such as Finance, IT, HR, strategy and their integration with one another

  • Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments.

  • Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including information technology general controls and automated controls; financial reporting concepts.

  • To perform independent Compliance assignments that involves understanding of business processes and automated control validation.

  • Information technology general controls concepts in the areas of system development, change management, computer operations and access to programs and data;

  • Evaluation of new processes, policies and systems to determine relevance to and impact on the SOX program, including assessing design of controls based on identified risks.

  • Recognize different cultures and business practices in various locations and partner with the business process owners to recommend optimal business solutions to strengthen controls and increase efficiency.

  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines while delivering high quality and output.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Self-motivated, persistent, and proactive in driving results but can be creative and flexible in overcoming obstacles

  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization.

  • Sound independent judgement.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills.

  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio), including frequently analyzing data with analytic tools. ACL or Microsoft Access a plus

Requisition # 2019-18068

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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