Senior, Advisory IT-Audit
IT Auditors are responsible for auditing information systems, platforms, IT infrastructure and operating procedures in accordance with established professional standards. IT Auditors evaluate IT operations in terms of risk to the organization reviewed and assist management in the establishment of the appropriate internal controls. They determine and recommend improvements in current risk management controls and implementation of system changes or upgrades. IT Audit professionals perform high quality work for clients, exceed client expectations, and are responsible for their work.
- Have good knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures utilized to assess information systems.
- Apply information systems control concepts in a wide variety of technology settings.
- Assess information technology and identifying risks which warrant audit attention.
- Evaluate the operating effectiveness of enhanced IT control processes in a variety of environments.
- Assess the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices.
- Be adept at evaluating information system audit results from management's perspective, even when defined criteria or standards do not exist.
- Communicate audit results, both verbally and in writing, so they are persuasive, placed in the appropriate context, and understood by the recipient.
- Interact with a variety of people in a variety of settings.
- Perform a wide variety of tasks and handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
- Perform the functions of the job based on supervisor instructions, limited experience and judgment, and pre-established guidelines.
- Provide appropriate levels of supervision review to assess that work performed by others is competently performed and meets established standards.
- Identify opportunities for improvements for clients.
- Be professional at all times and display a willingness to learn new concepts and ideas.
- Exhibit creativity and innovation when recommending improvements to audit practices and processes.
- Encourage and foster a positive workplace.
- It is anticipated that professionals will work a minimum of 40 hours on a weekly basis (overtime may be required to meet client commitments).
- Travel 15-25% (domestic and international).
Additional Duties included but not limited to :
- May be given in-charge responsibilities of planning and scheduling engagements
- May supervise other staff auditors.
- Such other duties as may be assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- 3 - 6 years of relevant experience
- Bachelor's degree with IT or business emphasis
- Have or pursuing professional designations: CIA, CISA, CPA, CISSP
- Good verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills. Foreign language a plus.
- Strong background in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Access
- Critical thinking and analytical skills
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly sit, talk, listen, and respond. The employee frequently is required to walk and use fingers, tools, and/or various controls. The employee must occasionally stand and reach with arms and hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. Occasionally, the employee will lift up to 25 pounds or more, such as, to lift files, papers and equipment.
The above physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet with frequent interruptions. The employee continuously interacts with staff and/or clients. Travel may be necessary to various client or business sites for delivery of work product. Occasional overtime is required throughout the year. Additional policies may be put into effect during busy season, i.e., no vacation or non-emergency-related personal time away from the office. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
The information contained in job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
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