Senior IT Internal Auditor
SENIOR IT AUDITOR
Performs complex level professional internal auditing work. Work involves leading or conducting multiple IT audit projects; providing consulting services to the organization’s management and staff; providing key input to development of the Annual Audit Plan; and providing training and supervision to Internal Audit staff. Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards. Works independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
Other essential duties include, but are not limited to:Identifies and evaluates the organization's IT risk areas and provides key input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan. Identifies IT audit projects and participates in the scheduling thereof. Assists in the development of IT audit procedures and programs. Plans, budgets, resources, leads and reviews IT audit projects. This includes identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence/working papers for assigned auditors, negotiating client responses and documenting processes and procedures. Conducts interviews, reviews documents, compose summary memos, and prepares working papers. Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed. Communicates or assists in communicating the results of IT audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management. Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships. Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships. Provides or assists in providing training, coaching and guidance to Internal Audit staff in conducting IT audits, the usage of tools, and other audit-related issues.Performs related work as assigned by audit management.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in BCIS, MIS or related degreeCertification as a CISA, CISSP, MCSE or CISM
Five or more years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting, IT, or business analysis/application development.
Must also have the following demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities:Knowledge of one or more of the following operating systems Windows, UNIX, or AS/400 Advanced knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Knowledge of fraud, forensics, and detection techniques. Knowledge of various sampling techniques. Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, DBMS', and practices. Advanced knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations and laws.Advanced knowledge of standard audit tools Advanced skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products. Advanced skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions. Advanced skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems. Secures management "buy-in" on all issues raised. Considerable skill in using a computer with MS/Office tools to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses. Considerable skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines. Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment. Experience in industry auditing and IT Experience in the use of Lotus Notes. Additiional certification as a CISA, CISSP, MCSE, or CISM