Senior IT Audit Manager I Opening

Clark’s Consulting Connection, LLC is seeking a Senior IT Audit Manager 1 for a client located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Overview:  

 

My client has an exciting opportunity for an IT Audit Manager to join our dynamic Internal Audit team. The IT Audit Manager shall oversee, perform, and execute the annual internal audit plan of Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (InfoSec) audits to ensure the reliability and integrity of information, compliance with policies and regulations, the safeguarding of assets, and the economical and efficient use of resources and established operational objectives of the company. This responsibility includes assessing risk, developing audit scopes, performing audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed and reviewing the work of audit staff. The IT Audit Manager will interact heavily with the IT/InfoSec Leadership and must be able to clearly articulate related risks and audit results to technical and non-technical members of executive management.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Assists in developing and maintaining the Internal Audit IT/InfoSec Risk Assessment. 

  • Primary function will be to plan and perform risk based/security audits in areas including, but not limited to, applications (internal & external facing), databases, operating systems, network, sensitive data, patch management, change management, BCP/DR, third party, cloud, etc.

  • Oversees the development of IT Audit staff and ensure the execution of the annual audit plan.

  • Performs regulatory or compliance audits as required.

  • Interacts with external audit firms and provide guidance and support for audit engagements.

  • Effectively analyzes and assesses risk to develop audit procedures, execute test procedures, and conclude on the operating effectiveness of relevant controls through the development of formal reports.

  • Leverages appropriate resources for planning the audit engagement, and effectively leads interviews/meetings to ensure relevant information is obtained for analysis.

  • Performs an appropriate level of testing based on the scope and risk, without over- or under-auditing.

  • Produces work paper documentation that is clear and concise, provides adequate detail of work performed and conclusions reached, meets department and professional standards, and is sufficient to receive a satisfactory rating from reviewers.

  • Communicates obstacles or problems as they are encountered throughout the audit.

  • Identifies control issues and findings timely, and ensures findings are based on relevant facts and are accurately characterized (based on risk). 

  • Clearly communicates control findings to Internal Audit Management as they are identified.

  • Shares Internal Audit processes and business area knowledge with team members.

  • Maintaining appropriate industry associations to keep up to date with emerging technologies/IT risks and identify/leverage audit best practices. 

  • Ensures the Internal Audit team is advised of key developments in all areas of responsibility. 

  • Working with companies’ external auditors to coordinate IT coverage across areas of responsibility and ensure that audit work is comprehensive and sufficient to allow the external auditors to rely on the work. 

  • Challenges the ‘status-quo’ and brings original ideas to the team.

  • Fosters a team environment, is inclusive and works well with others.

  • Prepares monthly reporting for Executive team summarizing activities and key performance indicators.

  • Other tasks as assigned.


 

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Hours may vary or exceed 40 in any given week depending on the needs of the business.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required (e.g., Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting)

  • CISA, CISSP, CISM, or other relevant certification is required.

  • 7+ years of internal and/or external IT audit experience required. 

  • Mix of operational and IT audit experience desired. 

  • Experience as project lead including: 

    • Risk Assessment

    • Planning

    • Audit execution

    • Issue/report writing

  • Business risk awareness and appropriate judgment to use a risk-based approach while executing the audits. 

  • High level of tact and ability to communicate complex and potentially sensitive issues to various levels of management – both within the companies’ IT functions and outside to key non-technical business personnel. 

  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Must possess excellent communications skills (written and oral).

  • Excellent presentation, relationship building and interaction skills. 

  • Must possess strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point).

  • Must be able to think analytically, independently, and objectively.

  • Ability to work with all levels of staff and management (including C-level executives).

  • Must have working knowledge of tools & technical processes including: identity & access management, database management; software development and quality assurance methodologies, change management, vulnerability management, penetration testing, data loss prevention, batch processing, business continuity/disaster recovery planning; enterprise architecture, telecommunications, data center operations etc. 

  • Must have working knowledge of and associated risk with Applications (internal & external facing), Storage Systems (SAN, NAS, and Data Warehouse), Database (SQL), OS (Windows/Linux), Client-Server Systems, LAN/WAN, Wireless Networks, Cloud Computing Systems, Microsoft Azure, AWS Active Directory, Microsoft Office 365, Virtualization, etc.

  • Understanding of IT control frameworks (COBIT, ISO 27002, NIST, ITIL, etc.) is required.

  • Knowledge of SOX 302/404, SSAE 16/SOC1/2/3, PCI and/or GLBA is a plus.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has supervisory responsibilities and will be responsible for day-to-day management of IT Audit staff and their development of subject matter expertise.

 

Travel

 

  • Approximately 10% of travel is expected for this position.

 

Benefits

 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, Accident, Critical Illness, Paid Holidays, HSA / FSA, 40lk, Tuition Reimbursement, Associate Referral Program  

Contact Information

Van Clark

President 

Clark’s Consulting Connection, LLC

van@clarksconsultingconnection.com

864-764-4303

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