Senior Auditor - IT

US-CA-Los Angeles
7 days ago
Job ID
2017-1066
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting - Internal Audit

Overview

The IT Audit Senior will be responsible for assisting with planning and executing technology and operational audit activities.  This individual will be a key participant in the SOX Program, conducting assessments of design and effectiveness of Information Technology General Controls, identifying technology risks and exposures, and providing consultation on the control environment, technology infrastructure and system controls.

Responsibilities

  • Self-starter and quick-learner, capable of learning new audit subjects and can adapt to a high-paced project team
  • Assist in the planning phase of IT audit projects by reviewing available information and data, addressing both risk and regulatory requirements and designing audit programs
  • Perform, manage and lead IT audit projects through the execution phase, including the proper execution of the audit program, preparation of thorough audit support, administration over the audit timeline, and communication with key audit partners and participants
  • Deliver value-add solutions to technology partners addressing identified audit observations, and effectively communicate through audit reports designed to provide strong risk insights and understanding of the business
  • Execute and support the SOX Program, including but not limited to, control rationalization, developing test plans in line with overall program approach, assessing the design of controls through walkthroughs, and conducting IT controls testing.
  • Effectively collaborate with financial/operational audit team on integrated audit assignments
  • Perform data analytics procedures to identify trends, anomalies and potential control / policy exceptions
  • Demonstrate discipline in accepted audit frameworks (i.e. COSO, COBIT) and standards through all facets of audit execution
  • Work within the team structure to deliver timely on all audit tasks, and guide audit staff when necessary

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, computer science or MIS
  • Minimum of 4 years of IT audit experience
  • Professional certifications, such as CISA or CISSP preferred
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of IT general controls, application controls, and data reporting
  • Strong understanding of SOX compliance
  • Must be detail oriented, efficient and organized
  • Ability to multi-task and work in tight frames and deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio at an advanced level
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external vendors to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results
  • Strong integrity and sense of judgement, capable of conveying a fair but unwavering sense of independence

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