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Senior Information Technology Auditor

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Location
Metrowest, MA
Salary
$90,000 - $115,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 05, 2017
Job ID
2526930
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Senior Information Technology Auditor

Are you looking for your next big career opportunity? Client's Independent Assurance Services team is looking for a passionate and detail obsessed Senior IT Auditor to join their team and apply best practice, leading-edge audit techniques to plan and perform risk-based assurance projects related to Information Technology. 

In this highly visible role with strong growth potential, you will identify risks across all divisions and business functions and be responsible for all aspects of the IT audit process to cover critical technology and security areas, including performing risk assessments, developing audit programs, conducting audit planning, fieldwork, preparing of work papers and reports and delivering high quality reports and presentations.

Responsibilities

  • Lead risk assessment activities to inform IT-focused audit plan;
  • Utilize a risk-based approach to independently and effectively perform internal audit engagements of information systems and related processes;
  • Identify and assess risks and control activities and design effective audit procedures to evaluate control effectiveness;
  • Prepare internal audit reports and presentations that clearly and succinctly describe results;
  • Recommend practical, appropriate, and cost effective methods to reduce identified risk exposures and increase the strength of the overall control environment;
  • Perform follow-up of Management action items through resolution;
  • Conduct advisory projects for key system implementations and business process changes to provide proactive risk and control guidance to business partners;
  • Complete ad-hoc project requests timely and with high quality;
  • Participate in project/committee/initiatives as assigned to support assurance objectives;
  • Develop and continually strengthen working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Reinforce management ownership of controls through continuous stakeholder engagement

Skills

  • 5-8 years of experience in IT auditing in a global corporate environment or national public accounting/consulting firm.
  • Audit experience pertaining to large, multi-national organizations focusing on manufacturing, technology, or consumer products preferred.
  • Practical experience utilizing COBIT, ITIL, ISO, IT General Controls (ITGC), NIST and/or other industry standard control frameworks to document and assess IT processes.
  • Ability to frame and evaluate complex issues quickly, with strong problem resolution and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated team player with positive attitude.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Education/Professional Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • CISA or other relevant credentials required (CISSP, CIA, CPA).
  • Approx. 10% travel may be required. 
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