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Senior IT Internal Auditor
Ref No.: 17-07101
Location: Purchase, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/04/2017
Title: Senior IT Internal Auditor
Salary: Competitive
Duration: Permanent
Location: Purchase, NY
Start Date: ASAP

My client is seeking an IT Senior Internal Auditor for their Purchase, NY office.
  • Assist with the completion of the global IT internal audit plan.
  • Directly participate in all phases of the SOX life cycle including planning, risk assessment, audit scoping, data collection, documentation, testing and reporting to ensure IT internal controls comply with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).
  • Work closely with process owners to confirm that key controls are designed and operating effectively throughout the year and for any remediation required as a result of test findings
  • Perform annual walkthroughs with the control owners to confirm operation of the controls
  • Identify new and changed controls, prepare documentation and evaluate their design
  • Design and execute tests of controls.
  • Support the business SOX compliance auditors in the design and testing of automated application controls and controls over end user computing tools
  • Identify control deficiencies, perform root cause analysis, analyze the impact of the control deficiencies on the business processes and assist SOX compliance management in determining the impact of such exceptions on the financial statements
  • Communicate control gaps and weaknesses to process owners
  • Assist IT in developing remediation plans
  • Provide Business and IT management with guidance on IT risk management matters, particularly on application and infrastructure security.
  • Conduct audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes. Prepare and report results with the IT Audit Director to executives and Audit Committees.
  • Comprehensively document all audit work completed in TeamMate.
  • Perform pre and post- implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements.
  • Complete IT security audits (e.g. network, operating system and data center), including evaluating if security vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated. Coordinate the scope and performance of these reviews with business units and external security experts.
  • Evaluate information general computing controls and provide value added feedback. Test compliance with those controls.
  • Perform various other reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning/ disaster recovery and information security to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate.
  • Bachelor's degree in Technology, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management, or a related discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in IT audit. Experience in insurance and/or financial services a plus.
  • CISA preferred. Current progress towards a CISA certification will be considered.
  • Understanding of multiple technology domains including software development, Windows, database management, networking, Guidewire and SAP (preferred).
  • Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency to apply basic audit skills and knowledge.
  • Possess ability to effectively and professionally communicate complex business topics to
  • Management via reports, memos, and verbal communication.
  • Highly effective Internal Audit report writing skills.
  • Maintain strong client/customer service focus – position requires interaction with numerous employees on all platforms of business.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to resolve conflicts, persuade decision makers, motivate people, and inspire teamwork.
  • Possess strong risk and internal control awareness. Insurance industry knowledge preferred.
  • Possess the ability to work independently at times, and provide appropriate assistance to other internal audit team members.
  • Have an ability to engage in wide variety of business discussions and quickly learn new and/or complex concepts.
  • Possess working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements (in particular S404).
  • Possess strong technology and analysis skills. Specific experience in SAP, TeamMate, and/or ACL a plus.
If interested and qualified please send your most up to date resume in word format to