Nordstrom Senior Internal Auditor, SOX in Seattle, Washington

We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.


Whether you design clothes or business strategies, crunch numbers, lead projects or write code, we have a place for you at our Seattle headquarters. And we think Seattle is a pretty great place to live. More than just rainy days and coffee, Seattle has it all — mountains and beaches, arts and parks, music and film. It's made up of quirky neighborhoods, award-winning restaurants, and thriving industry. Come see for yourself!

A day in the life…

The ideal Internal Audit—IT SOX senior auditor is motivated, results-oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. This individual works independently under general supervision and thrives in an environment with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.


  • Identify and assess the Company's IT risk areas

  • Perform audit procedures around IT general controls including developing test criteria, reviewing and analyzing audit evidence, documenting stakeholder processes and procedures, conducting walkthroughs and preparing control testing and work papers

  • Assist with managing the SOX IT program’s planning and testing including special projects

  • Identify, develop, and document audit issues and recommendations for improvement

  • Identify opportunities to improve controls and create operational efficiencies

  • Assist with developing and supervising other members of the Internal Audit IT SOX team.

  • Communicate the results of SOX audit and consulting projects via detailed reporting and presentations on a timely basis to management and the Board of Directors

  • Provide IT general control guidance and insights to Nordstrom management

You own this if you have…

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (CISA, CISSP, and/or CIA preferred)

  • 3 years’ experience in SOX ITGC compliance audit, IT internal auditing, or related audit or advisory role

  • Strong knowledge and application of internal auditing and IT audit principles and practices

  • Working knowledge of IIA Standards and Code of Ethics, PCAOB Standards, and COBIT

  • Knowledge of management information system terminology, concepts, and practices

  • Experience working with UNIX, Windows and/or Mainframe platforms a plus

  • Excellent project management skills with ability to work independently on projects

  • High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative

  • Proven experience collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information, and systems and drawing logical conclusions

  • Experience in the retail industry a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

We’ve got you covered…

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and much more depending on your role.

/We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment./

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.


Job: *Accounting/Finance/Audit

Title: Senior Internal Auditor, SOX

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 343532