Senior IT Auditor

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  • Location:

    Woodbury, United States

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client is a market leader in their industry providing essential insurance products and services to consumers and businesses alike. They wish to hire a Senior IT Auditor that will leads and conduct complex risk-based IT audit engagements that are designed to assess the organization’s IT risk exposure and recommend any needed enhancements to business systems, processes, or controls. 


Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Participate in complex audit projects: Works with teams under the direction of the Audit Manager.
  • Build and maintain an understand the core IT control processes (e.g., change management, logical access, IT operations, software development)
  • Participate in the planning of audits by collaborating with IT and business management to develop control walk-through narratives, the matrix of key controls, testing approach and schedule
  • Design IT audit programs for business process reviews, system implementations, and application reviews
  • Execute audit procedures including leading interviews, requesting, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting test steps in detailed, well-supported work papers
  • Support audit reporting and issue remediation efforts, including tracking the status of open issues and other IT-related findings
  • Assist with the ongoing evaluation and enhancement of the audit methodology
  • Communicate with process owners to clarify the importance of an effective control environment, and the role of internal audit
  • As needed, assist with the testing of IT general controls related to SOX compliance
  • Build relationships with business leaders and managers: Collaborate with leadership to understand strategy, consider risks and then advise on the control structures necessary to manage risks.
  • Develop and maintain productive, team-oriented relationships through individual interactions and group meetings
  • Maintain awareness of significant changes across the organization and their potential impact on the established control environment
  • Department development: Participate in department initiatives and Centers of Excellence to ensure department processes, systems and methodologies effectively and efficiently enable the department to meet its chartered objectives.

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, MBA preferred
  • 2+ years risk-based IT audit experience, including documentation of business processes, risks and controls
  • 2+ years of experience in a hands-on technology role such as application development, IT control, or related support function
  • Strong knowledge of IT general controls related to system operations, information security and change management
  • In-depth knowledge of the threats and vulnerabilities associated with business technologies
  • Working knowledge of identity/authentication platforms is a plus
  • Certification, such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA is a plus
  • May be required to travel up to 15%