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Program Manager I/Audit Manager CAS (IT SOX)

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

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Job Location: Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date: 06/16/2021
Number of Positions: 1 
Salary Range: $82,400 - $119,500


Corporate Audit Services (CAS) provides world class assurance, risk identification, risk mitigation and value-added process design services to the BNSF Community. CAS does this by being a magnet for talented, diverse staff.  Our work covers all aspects of BNSF’s corporate governance including how our underlying values, standards, processes and risks shape our business operations, decisions and ultimately the performance of the company. Our auditors have the opportunity to work across the company on a range of topics of company significance.





At BNSF, Safety is a core value of how we do business. Each and every day, our employees are committed to approach one another about safety, which is key in realizing our vision. Employees are also expected to comply with company and federal safety & health regulations, safety rules & policies, as well as procedures that guide work practices to reduce risk to exposure.  Such work practices include but are not limited to wearing required safety equipment, responding to safety concerns, and taking appropriate actions in the event of an emergency.


This is a manager position, responsible for evaluating BNSF’s IT processes and SOX key controls against leading practice and industry frameworks, identifying gaps in design and execution of key controls, and communication of issues and recommendations to BNSF’s Technology Services leadership. Key responsibilities include:


  • Review and execute IT SOX key controls testing.
  • Support the annual risk assessment and corporate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program.
  • Collect, review and analyze data from information systems.
  • Communicates difficult and complex materials around audit findings and the impact to the organization in an effective manner. Successfully changes style to best suit the situation.
  • Consults with senior leadership on internal control issues, particularly in relation to proposed business process or systems changes. Converts difficult interactions into win-win scenarios.
  • Work independently and in a team environment to maximize performance.
  • Identifies strategic business processes, evaluates significant business risks, understands key business objectives, and examines processes for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Participates in annual audit planning. Continually assesses audit plan for alignment with strategic initiatives. Recommends adjustments to Management as the environment changes.
  • Oversees the day to day development of staff to effectively execute audits and develop as leaders.
  • Effectively manages multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing based on continual reassessment of risks and scope, allocating resources and resolving resource conflicts.





  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Minimum of five to seven years of working within a corporate internal audit or IT compliance function or as part of a professional services firm.




  • Proven team leader.
  • MBA preferred.
  • Leadership experience and excellent working knowledge of day-to-day railroad operations and practices.
  • Knowledge of audit methods and techniques.
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, CISP or other relevant certification desired.
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques, programming, or system query techniques (Data Warehouse, SAS, TeamMate, Tableau, MS Access, SQL).
  • Knowledge of SAP.
  • Knowledge of Mainframe environments.
  • Experience working at a Big 4 Auditing firm.


The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties.



  • Primarily an office environment with some field activities.
  • Normal office hours, five days per week with weekend or evening work as required.



BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

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