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Senior IT Auditor

Chicago, IL

The Senior IT Auditor independently evaluates the adequacy and operating effectiveness of internal information systems controls. This job audits information technology (IT) infrastructure, data flows/processes, and operating procedures in accordance with established standards for efficiency, accuracy, security and risk mitigation. With limited supervision, this job uses industry and regulatory guidance to assess information systems, platforms, and IT operating processes, practices and procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversees delivery of audits and assignments against budgets, timelines, and quality expectations.

  • Oversees day-to-day work, including assignment and review of work, and provides support and guidance to ensure quality results.

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  • Develops audit findings and recommendations regarding internal information systems controls.

  • Identifies, assesses and effectively describes IT risk and control strengths and concerns to audit and client contacts.

  • Maintains IT audit files and review manuals, policies, reports, and other written materials to collect information.

  • Compiles test exceptions to determine root cause and draft audit issues regarding information technology (IT) infrastructure, data flows/processes, and operating procedures.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking by gathering, analyzing, questioning and sharing perspectives on assignments.

  • Delivers clear and timely written and verbal communications to peers, supervisors and clients about assigned topics.
  • Educational Requirements
    • University (Degree) Preferred
    Work Experience
    • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred
    Physical Requirements
    • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

    Career Level


    Required Qualifications:

    • 3 Years of IT auditing, control testing, or risk identification and analysis

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 4 Years of Information Systems Auditing experience preferred.
    • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is preferred.
    • The candidate will be requested to obtain the CISA within a reasonable timeframe, based on prior experience.

    Potential Salary: $114,300.00 USD

    Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.  In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans). 


    Company Overview

    TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

    Benefits and Total Rewards

    The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary.

    Equal Opportunity

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

    Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here.

    Accessibility Support

    TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. 

    If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team: 

    Phone: (800) 842-2755


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    Job ID: 2e123cbecb6d562cedfae83867fd6860a5767638500fb10b3a1ada5c42515d47
    Employment Type: Other