Senior IT Auditor

The Execu|Search Group - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.7

About the Opportunity
A recognized national CPA firm located in New York City is seeking a dedicated and experienced accounting professional for a promising opportunity on their staff as a Senior IT Auditor. In this role, the Senior IT Auditor will be responsible for preparing control narratives and test plans/scripts, conducting testing, assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of controls, recommending improvements in IT Policies and Procedures. Apply today!

Company Description
National CPA Firm

Job Description

The Senior IT Auditor will:
Conduct and lead Service Organization Control (SSAE16 SOC1, SOC2, SOC3) report engagements
Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
Perform IT internal audit outsourcing and co sourcing engagements
Recommend improvements to current procedures
Develop Internal Audit IT audit risk assessment and audit plans
Actively participate in practice development through mentoring staff members, participating in engagement review meetings, and to add value by discovering additional client needs
Lead staff level members of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work program timelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents
Review the testing of general IT controls to verify and validate findings
Required Skills
Bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field
3+ years of performing IT controls audits in a reputable public accounting firm, consulting firm or complex corporate environment
Ability to effectively translate technology issues into auditing and business risk terms that support findings and promote recommendations and points of view
Prior experience auditing network management systems (e.g., Active Directory and other LDAP systems); operating systems (e.g., Windows Server, AS/400, AIX, Linux, UNIX); and database management systems (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle)
Strong grasp of the following IT audit concepts and focus areas: Information security, network architecture, application architecture, database architecture, software development methodologies, change and patch management, server operating systems, system implementations, significant system upgrades, application controls, and scheduled batch processing
Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships
Ability to participate in other engagements requiring IT risk and controls assessment skills and experience (e.g., internal IT audits, SSAE-16 examinations, systems selection / design / implementation projects)
Strong understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, and IT/general computer controls and testing of applications, operating systems, and databases
Significant knowledge of accounting and auditing techniques
Prior experience auditing one or more enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle E-Business Suite, Dynamics)
Academic concentration or coursework in internal auditing and/or risk management
Desired Skills
Professional Certification such as CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP or similar