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IT Auditor (Sr.)

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 8/3/2017
Job ID: 02508500
Job Description

Position Summary:The IT Audit Senior, reporting to the Director of IT Audit, participates in the planning, organizing, and execution of Information Technology (IT) audits. Provide independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the Company’s operations. Participates in the execution of IT audit functions, including but not limited to, evaluation of a) the Company’s relevant systems’ internal control design and effectiveness, including efficiency and security protocols, development processes, and IT governance or oversight, and b) the Company’s ability to protect its information assets. Assists in assessing the Company’s Information Technology compliance to internal standards and those defined by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Assists in the planning and execution of IT audits to evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of internal controls, business processes, procedures and operations. The IT Audit Senior has prior experience in IT audit, requires limited supervision, takes accountability for projects assigned, and provides guidance to staff or consultant IT Auditors. Performs detail testing, analysis and validation of audit information. Works with business process owners and the IT organization to conduct testing, recommend improvement opportunities and review changes to the IT control environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Essential Job Functions 1. Participates in the evaluation and assessment of significant functions and new or changing systems, processes, operations, and control processes coincident with their development, implementation, and/or expansion. Executes field work and also reviews testing completed by staff (or consultant IT Auditors) in conducting audits for the organization to assess effectiveness of controls and efficiency/effectiveness of IT operations. Responsible for assisting with the performance of project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of the work of IT audit staff (or consultant IT Auditors). Performs detailed audits, and detail review of, information technology infrastructure, applications and processes to determine the adequacy of control design and evaluate control operating effectiveness in accordance with SOX 404. Researches issues and makes recommendations to improve processes or procedures accordingly. (65%) 2. Audits the implementation, execution, and adherence of IT Governance policies and processes. Utilizes CAATs and audit tools to assist in data mining and the analysis/evaluation of business data integrity. Benchmarks audit activities to industry standards and best practices. (20%)3. Prepares reports of findings and recommendations for management. (10%)4. Assists with Internal Audit’s risk assessment and planning process. (5%)

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in IT, accounting, finance or business or related discipline is required; Masters degree preferred. Directly-related job experience in auditing/finance/IT, where a number of years and proven knowledge may offset the Masters degree requirement. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential preferred. CISA credential obtainment will be required

Experience In addition to the education outlined above, at least 3 -5 years of progressively responsible public accounting experience, preferably with a "Big 4", national, or large regional firm desirable, and/or significant experience in an internal audit department of a large corporation (real estate company preferred). Experience in a Senior role preferred. Must possess strong auditing skills in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404 and the Public Company Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standards.Other Skills• Exemplify and exhibit the highest quality of character and ethics• Value-driven approach• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills • Strong knowledge of corporate auditing practices, procedures, principles, COBIT and COSO• Strong interpersonal skills – a relationship builder that relies on collaboration with auditees to develop practical solutions and to solicit important information to help develop our audit plan• Excellent project management, organizing and planning skills; desire to lead projects and drive them to conclusion • Strong experience with IT auditing and assessing integrated systems risk• Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to analyze IT/business activities/identify issues and opportunities and create solutions • Strong analytical skills. Knowledge and use of ACL a plus. • Has the ability to engage others, instill confidence and earn trust and support; provide a collaborative, patient and advisory demeanor • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment• Well-organized, detail-oriented and accurate• Ability to conduct technical research and identify salient points • Experience as Senior IT Auditor preferred. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office ap

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/4 Year Degree


 

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