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IT Risk and Compliance Analyst
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Job Description

IT Risk and Compliance Analyst

$80-120K +bonus

Lake Forest, IL

Prestigious Firm is seeking an IT Risk and Compliance Analyst. This position drives compliance of global business units with Company's Global Risk Management and Compliance activities in alignment with Company's IT Risk Management and Compliance Program. Team member will assess processes to identify gaps in business processes and controls, and assist in the design and documentation of processes to address the gaps in order to drive compliance in alignment with the risk management framework. Additional responsibilities include design, implementation and facilitation of Risk Metrics and Measures and the Security Awareness programs.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Works with business teams across the global Company organization in executing the ES Compliance and Risk Management program framework, extending the processes as necessary to help global business partners identify information risk and manage mitigation to an acceptable level
  • Provides inputs to global risk management processes in developing controls needed for the mitigation of risk for business processes which are not compliant with information security and risk frameworks
  • Lead other team members within the Risk and Compliance organization in assessing risk, developing appropriate controls and advising on the creation of action plans to address gaps.
  • Collaboratively works to influence and socialize ES strategies, standards, policies, procedures, communications and governance.
  • Provides guidance with respect to needed changes to established IT Security policies based on day-to-day interactions with Company businesses.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in providing advice to global business units regarding actions necessary to ensure compliance with applicable frameworks including, but not limited to, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and specific ISO, BS or other standards as required.
  • Takes actions as directed to ensure business awareness of Data Privacy guidance and appropriate engagement of Data Privacy office, as needed.
  • Provides advice to global business units on specific requirements to align business requirements with relevant global security frameworks, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Proactively provides relevant inputs to the global risk framework based on the latest government and industry information regarding new threats and vulnerabilities and communicates relevant information to the appropriate teams, soliciting action plans if needed.
  • Coordinates deployment and measurement of security awareness efforts across Company global business units
  • Works closely with global business, contract and legal teams to assess proposed terms and conditions to align with the appropriate risk profile and provide feedback as to any changes needed
  • Monitors and manages ES risk register to ensure that all business risks are accurately represented and actively managed.
  • Aligns individual goals to Risk and Compliance team goals with S.MA.R.T. objectives

Recognizes opportunities to balance risk and creativity in quickly responding to business opportunities

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS or equivalent preferred.
  • Current CISA (Certified Information Security Auditor) and/or CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and/or CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional) certifications helpful, but not required
  • Awareness of auditing standards and frameworks (eg COBIT, ISO 27001), industry guidelines and laws (eg Sarbanes-Oxley Act and PCI DSS) and privacy concepts (EU Data Privacy Directive, HIPAA) helpful, but not required
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment with individuals at appropriate levels of the Company
  • Understanding of continuous improvement concepts and ability to effectively incorporate those skills into day-to-day work
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Good verbal and written communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills

Work Environment:

  • Minimal travel required to US business locations as needed to conduct audits, meet Team Members, suppliers, etc. no more than 5%


  • Provides competitive advantage by efficiently executing the plans developed within ES around the security posture that uphold and extend the reputation of the Company Global brand
  • Serves as security liaison with US business and IT teams to ensure understanding of security frameworks in the context of individual initiatives and to monitor and document management of action plans to mitigate risk
  • Key to executing, communicating and validating integration of defined security frameworks into US business applications, infrastructure and operations in compliance with appropriate regulations, laws and corporate policies relating to information systems and processes.

Working Relationships:


  • Engages with business partners, process owners, Contract Management, Legal, Internal and audit to gather information on initiatives, coordinate and provide assistance in assessments of the regulatory, compliance and risk posture


  • Interfaces with technology service providers, software and hardware vendors, consultants, as needed
  • Engages with external audit as needed to gather information on and coordinate in support of compliance activities


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location