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Senior IT Auditor

Chicago, IL · Information Technology
About the Company: 
The company has worked hard for more than a century to build a legacy of outstanding service, expertise, and integrity. From their roots as a trust bank to a global presence today-- with nearly 20,000 employees across the United States and worldwide-- their foundation of strength and stability helps clients grow with confidence. They are proud to be recognized for their ethical and inclusive culture. Ranked #1 for Best Employers for Diversity 2018 by Forbes, and part of the Top 50 Company for Executive Women by NAFE (2018-- for the 8th consecutive year).


Position Overview: 
The Senior IT Auditor I, Information Technology (IT), is responsible for conducting and documenting audits throughout the Corporation. 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 I 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.


Main Responsibilities: 
Leadership and Management
  • Establishes and develops 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 when you say you will, 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 Corporation
  • Identifies risks and controls within processes, and provides 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
  • Maintains technical competence through ongoing training, seeking development opportunities and applying new knowledge to daily work assignments


Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of IT auditing or systems experience
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to self-motivate
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills are required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly numerate with strong organizational and problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to proactively assess issues, identify solutions and problem solve
  • Ability to react and respond on a timely basis
  • Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and various levels of technology and non-technology personnel
  • 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
 
April A. Estes
ProEnlist, LLC
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