The Senior IT Auditor works as a member of a team to review information system processes for computing environments and applications across all business functions for efficiency, effectiveness, and adequacy of controls, and documents reports on findings, recommendations and agreed upon corrective actions. Areas of focus include annual SOX testing for automated controls and general IT controls, as well as data analytics and other systems and IT process areas.
Assists IT audit management in the development of the audit scope and objectives, programs and reports.
Performs complex IT audits of wide area networks, platforms servers and business functional processes to determine the adequacy of controls and evaluate their effectiveness. These audits include SOX compliance and integrated audits.
Performs pre and post-implementation reviews for large scale process/systems projects.
Performs reviews of non-IT business processes using a data analytics approach
Interacts with IT line management to stay in touch with activities within IT for consideration for future audits.
Assists IT audit management in the development of short and long term audit plans based upon perceived risks and IT management concerns and requests.
Provides training, guidance and support to IT audit staff and other internal audit department projects.
Communicates progress of audits to IT audit management on a timely basis. Manages audit team resources through appropriate planning activities and utilization of departmental tools.
Supervises auditors and specialists through daily interaction and conduct work paper review. Ensures that assigned engagements are completed within departmental standards relative to quality and timing based on established metrics.
Sets and fosters an atmosphere that focuses on meeting deadlines.
Sets and supports high performance expectations from team members through goal establishment as well as on-going coaching. Provides constructive feedback to audit staff through input into performance evaluations.
Communicates effectively with various levels of the Company and presents audit findings in a clear and professional manner.
Reviews and evaluates IT operation's overall control environment using strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates good judgment, professional skepticism, and a strong learning aptitude to understand business processes and systems.
Works with minimal supervision and a high level of drive and initiative is expected.
Assists in recruiting, developing and maintaining highly competent IT audit staff.
Serves as subject matter expert in areas of IT and data analytics
Other duties as required.
Travel is minimal but may include occasional trips within the United States and the UK (not expected to exceed 10%).
*Job duties may be modified at any time.
Must have a bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance or related field.
A minimum of five (5) years' experience in IT and/or IT auditing for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within industry. Experience should include supervisory and/or project lead experience.
CISA, CISSP, CPA or CIA certification is desired; non-certified hires are required to become certified to be eligible for promotion to Manager.
Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills in English.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with people at all levels of a multicultural and diverse organization.
Ability to write comprehensible reports on complex issues in a concise manner is essential in performing the job.