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SOC Staff Auditor (w / Remote)
Ref No.: 18-13744
Location: Remote, Ohio

SOC Staff Auditor

We are currently seeking experienced Associate Auditors with a good understanding of relevant regulations, industry standards, and best practices. This position will assist with evaluating and testing business processes controls and reports to a Senior Associate or Senior Manager. The nature of this position requires inside contact with company employees at all levels as well as contact with outside client representatives, vendors and other business-related representatives. Your responsibilities will grow to include standard project execution and client service activities, focused primarily on SOC1/SSAE18 and SOC 2 examinations. You might also have the opportunity to be involved in PCI DSS validations and HIPAA assessments.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Actively develops technical skills on the job and through formal training.
  • Assists in planning work on assigned projects/clients.
  • Reviews transactions, documents, records, reports and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Prepares acceptable working papers that record and summarize data on the assigned projects.
  • Reports audit findings and makes recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations and reductions in cost.
  • Builds strong working relationships with clients.
  • Provide quality service to clients by identifying internal IT controls, assessing their design and operational effectiveness, determining risk exposures and developing remediation plans.
  • Holds preliminary discussions of apparent deficiencies with clients to verify and obtain explanations of and reasons for each apparent deficiency and documents responses.
  • Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assigned tasks.
  • Assists in the performance of special reviews at the request of management.
  • Planning and executing engagements under the direction of the management team
  • Provide input on methodology development
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Computer Science (may consider other majors).
  • 2 - 3 years' experience in IT Audit, IT Security, Information Risk Management, or other IT compliance related work (Focusing on SOC1/SSAE18 and SOC 2 examinations)
  • Experience with HIPAA assessments preferred, training provided in this area
  • Experience with PCI DSS validations preferred, training provided in this area
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Skills in effective oral and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in negotiating issues ad resolving problems.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skill and attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers and external contacts, and work effectively in a professional team environment.
  • Ability to learn new operations quickly and work independently.
  • Ability to function duties without the need for constant supervision.
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude.
  • Dedicated to superior client service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Travel
This position requires up to 50% travel to client sites within the Northeast US. Telecommute every Friday and when not traveling. Must live close to a major airport.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some overtime hours may be required as job duties demand.