Senior IT Auditor

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Renaissance Partners

Company Description

Renaissance Partners is a NYC based recruiting firm and trusted adviser to leading companies in the financial services, technology, retail and healthcare industries.

    Job Description

    As a Senior IT Auditor with a leading financial services firm you will be responsible for conducting and documenting audits throughout the company. This role leads audit project teams, which includes providing oversight to the audit team and communicating results of the engagement to management. The Senior IT Auditor provides technical expertise and training to auditors within the engagement audit team and works closely with Audit Managers to confirm the scope of the audit and to devise an appropriate testing approach to be performed during the engagement.

    Your primary responsibilities will include:

    Leadership and Management

    • Establishes and develop strong working relationships and open communication with key stakeholders.
    • Provides training, coaching, and auditing expertise to the audit team.
    • Accountable for own assignments and holding others accountable for theirs. 
    • Delivering projects on time and proactively managing expectations.

    Audit Methodology

    • Works with IT Audit Management to develop the audit objectives for the engagement.
    • Conducts and documents more complex and high risk audits throughout the company.
    • Identify risk and controls within processes, and provide risk assessment.
    • Assists with the development of the audit budget and/or timeframe for how the audit will be completed based on the objective and risk of the areas covered within the engagement.
    • Coordinates with other audit teams (business unit, regional, and specialist) to ensure evaluations of related areas occur timely and cover key areas within the audit.
    • Demonstrates professional skepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate making improvements.
    • Finalizes planning documents.
    • Conducts first level review of planning documents.
    • Applies analytical skills to review information, perform assessments of the audit results, and evaluate the adequacy of controls.
    • Reviews the work papers of the audit team members ensuring that departmental standards have been met.
    • Communicates the audit status to business unit and Audit Services management.
    • Drafts findings and recommendations for the purpose of status updates, memos, and audit reports.
    • Maintain technical competence by ongoing training, seeking development opportunities and applying new knowledge to daily work assignments.

    • Knowledge of audit procedures and technical security and control standards usually obtained through related work experience and a four year degree program is required to perform system audits
    • Knowledge of systems software applications and databases common to the mainframe and distributed environments is a plus
    • Understanding of Networks, routers, and firewalls is a plus
    • Knowledge of the operations, functions, and objectives of interfacing areas is required to properly audit operations, services, systems, workflow, and operational impact on other areas
    • Skills as needed to perform testing of design and operational effectiveness of application controls
    • Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit/function
    • Certified Information System Audit (CISA) certification is preferred.  Additional certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other related certifications is a plus

    Required Competencies

    • Minimum of 4-5 years of IT auditing or systems experience
    • Strong people management and leadership skills
    • Highly numerate with strong organizational and problem solving skills with attention to detail
    • Ability to proactively assess issues, identify solutions and problem solve
    • Flexibility, multi-tasking, creative thinking, good business judgment skills are required to meet strict deadlines and manage other projects
    • Proficiency in Word and Excel a plus
    • Must be a team player and able to work under pressure during peak periods

    Additional Information

    This is a full-time position.


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