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Sr. IT Auditor
Ref No.: 16-08325
Location: St. Louis, MO, Missouri

The Sr. IT Internal Auditor works with audit, business and IT management to identify internal areas or functions needing review, and plans for necessary audits. This position conducts complex reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities. It also evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls over the activities reviewed. The auditor will report findings to business and IT management, and recommend necessary corrective action and process improvements. May provide training or act as a mentor to less experienced team members. May be involved in the annual Risk Assessment process and identification of areas under review.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Independently surveys functions and activities in assigned areas under review to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of control in achieving established objectives.
  • Plans, or assists in planning, the scope of the audit and the audit program.
  • Obtains, analyzes and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and of internal control.
  • Makes, or assists in making, oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of examinations, discusses deficiencies, recommends corrective actions, and suggestive improvements.
  • Prepares formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control as needed. Monitors ongoing performance of deficient systems or processes and develops updates or modifications to recommendations and findings.
  • Serves as a starting point of escalation for issues requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve and ensure timely resolution. May assist with work distribution. Mentors less experienced team members to improve their understanding and skills. Ensures they are familiar with resource materials including manuals and systems.
  • Special projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or related field.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in internal or external information systems auditing including 1+ year of in-charge/senior IT auditor experience.
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, or relevant certification preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of IT, including systems development, security and networking.
  • High-level of knowledge and experience with complex IT systems, including mainframe, midrange and client/server computing platforms.
  • Strong PC skills including effective use of Microsoft Office and experience with data analytics using CAATs (i.e. ACL).
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with Client management.
  • Experience working with cross functional departments to research & resolve issues using innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrate the confidence and communication skills to work with and present information directly to high-level management within all areas and functions in the Company.
  • Thorough understanding of risks and internal controls, COSO and COBIT frameworks, and professional auditing standards
  • Strong working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Experience in performing reviews of large, corporate-wide system implementations/projects
  • Thorough understanding of business operations and processes required.
  • Knowledge of PBM or healthcare industry preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage a heavy workload.
  • Focus on quality and service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills alone with presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information is critical
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines and travel
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Employee Status:
Regular
Travel:
No
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide
Are you open to sponsorship?
No
Are there flexible work hours?
Yes
Is there a possibility to work remote?
No
This position is:
Backfill
Is there a bonus structure?
10%
Is there equity?
No
Who does this position report to?
Sr. Manager - IT
Does this position have direct reports?
No
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
• BS in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or related field. • 2 to 5 years of experience in internal or external information systems auditing including 1+ year of in-charge/senior IT auditor experience. • CPA, CIA, CISA, or relevant certification preferred. • Broad knowledge of IT, including systems development, security and networking. • High-level of knowledge and experience with complex IT systems, including mainframe, midrange and client/server computing platforms. • Thorough understanding of risks and internal controls, COSO and COBIT frameworks, and professional auditing standards • Strong working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
What are the nice-to-have skills?
Public auditing would be great Good communication skills
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