Job Title: Staff IT Auditor
Duration: Direct Hire
Salary: $55,800.00/Yr. – $76,900.00/Yr.
Our client’s Internal Audit Department is looking for an energetic, dynamic, team-oriented IT auditor to assist with the execution of IT, operational, or other audits and special projects. Using a risk based integrated audit approach, the incumbent will assist with defining the scope of audits based on an analysis of business risks and employ techniques such as process, statistical, and forensic analysis, internal control assessment, and utilization of various audit tools and techniques to evaluate company processes and identify opportunities for improvement. To help business units optimize their efficacy and overall performance, our auditors must employ a systematic, disciplined approach when assessing the effectiveness of risk management processes and internal controls. Providing value to our internal clients is paramount, therefore establishing a rapport with the management and staff of business units and building relationships with various corporate departments throughout the enterprise is a critical function for this role. We are only seeking candidates that can confidently interact with all levels of staff and leadership within the company, and continuously contribute to Audit Management’s strategy in developing, sustaining, and enhancing the image and perceived value of the Audit Department.
- Understand technology related risks and assess company IT general controls (system access and security, logical access, SDLC/change management, etc.) and application controls embedded in automated processes.
- Survey the function or activities to be audited and prepare detailed audit programs for use in performing the audit, including both tests of controls and substantive testing to assess and/or evaluate IT systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks.
- Assist with all activities related to Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 certification including: risk assessment, scoping, control documentation and updates, testing of operating effectiveness, education, and reporting.
- Support the department by developing strategies to improve internal controls and minimize risk, while keeping Audit Management informed of the status of audits in progress, communicating obstacles or significant audit findings as they arise.
- Constructively work with business operations to identify areas for improvement, while collectively agreeing on appropriate corrective actions, facilitating remediation efforts, and monitoring progress to ensure that business units and corporate departments are timely in addressing control weaknesses and process inefficiencies.
- A Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university, preferably in a Finance/Accounting, IT or business-related concentration; CISA professional certifications or candidates for certification preferred; advanced degree a plus.
- A minimum of 1-5 years experience in corporate audit, business process consulting, information technology, and/or public accounting with a demonstrated history of accomplishments; excellent leadership, teamwork and client service skills.
- Proficient interviewing techniques; the ability to coordinate the gathering, reporting, and dissemination of information to leadership and key stakeholders; data analysis skills (including ACL, SQL, Advanced Excel, Access, or other data-mining tools).
- Knowledge of COBIT Framework, Sarbanes-Oxley, particularly Section 404; experience with conducting third-party vendor SOC reviews.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical abilities; capability to maintain composure under pressure; detail-oriented and organized; employs a proactive approach to problem-solving and the overall execution of job responsibilities.