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IT Systems Auditor - 18-00405
Ref No.: 18-00405
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Our Internal Audit department is seeking an IT Systems Auditor to join our team in our Worcester, MA office.

Position Summary:

The Intermediate Systems Auditor is responsible for leading audits over various systems and ad hoc projects across all areas of the Company. This position is also responsible for performing audits in conjunction with the Company's external audit firm.

Job Responsibilities:

Under the direction of a Senior Auditor or Audit Manager, the Intermediate Systems Auditor will execute the following:
  • Plan, design and perform IT audit procedures following department standards and procedures
  • Perform risk assessments, including identification, evaluation, and documentation of business risks and system controls
  • Assess the adequacy of proposed controls for new systems
  • Develop and organize work papers
  • Communicate effectively with clients and management to ensure full understanding of objectives, risks, controls, and observations
  • Draft audit reports and other documentation
  • Supports ad hoc projects as requested by management
  • Mentor and contribute to professional development of staff and interns
Key Measures of Success
  • Timely completion of all assigned audit work in the annual audit plan as well as any assigned projects
  • Quality audits
  • Effectively support senior staff and management
  • Provide guidance to junior staff and interns
  • Value added recommendations
  • Effective oral and written communications with management
  • This is a Full-time, Exempt role.
Position Requirements:
  • 2 - 4 years of auditing experience, minimum of one year in systems auditing
  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS/Computer Science or Accounting/Finance preferred
  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytic skills and an inquisitive personality
  • Effectively communicate observations and conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and execute research using a variety of technical and manual tools
  • Ability to interact and coordinate with all levels of management
  • Ability to understand new computer systems and technology quickly, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to travel up to 5%
Key Success Factors:

Analytical Thinking
  • Applies analytical techniques and methods to evaluate problems or issues by identifying the cause(s), breaking it down to manageable components, and determining a resolution.
Collaboration
  • Involves others to leverage additional knowledge or skills that lead to increased understanding.
  • Obtains shared commitment to the improvement or success of an event or project.
Information Seeking
  • Thoroughly investigates and researches multiple sources to expose details and complete information about resources, issues, problems, and so forth. Conducts in-depth research, asks probing questions, and transcends surface issues.
Information Systems Knowledge
  • Maintains and applies specific knowledge of information systems elements (hardware, software, network, change management, release management, etc.) and their application to business functions/processes.
Initiative
  • Proactively identifies present and future obstacles, issues, and opportunities; takes actions to address such obstacles, issues, and opportunities.
Self Management
  • Effectively plans and organizes their work to achieve desired outcomes. Demonstrates flexibility in applying different approaches to changing work demands.
  • Is confident of own abilities to meet challenges and can maintain performance under stress. Seeks improvement through learning, development and feedback.
Career development
  • Shows progress towards next level of career development by demonstrating in-depth business knowledge, sound auditor judgement, leadership and consistent delivery of quality and efficient audits with increased level of independence.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to use a personal computer and other standard office equipment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods (75 - 90%) of time
  • Ability to work cooperatively
  • Some travel as necessary