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Senior IT Auditor
Ref No.: 16-26751
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Immediate need for a Senior IT Auditor with experience in Big 4. This is a Fulltime opportunity with and is located in Roseland NJ. Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.
 
Job ID: 16-26751
 
Key Responsibilities:
Conduct preliminary surveys of audit areas to define scope and analyze risk
Draft planning memos and engagement letters
Prepare opening and closing meeting presentations
Draft audit programs ensuring complete coverage and analysis of assigned areas
Execute audit testing and document workpapers in accordance with departmental guidelines
Draft audit reports and review findings with IAD management and the client
Develop knowledge in a critical subject matter area and/or knowledge of key business processes
Ensure that issues or problems are addressed and communicated appropriately in a timely manner
Communicate testing results to the project manager, process owner and management
Draft observations and recommendations to resolve or prevent errors and enhance controls within the audited entity.
Perform special reviews and other related duties as assigned.
Provide timely status reports to the project manager and Director.
Develop value-added relationships with process owners and business unit management.
Utilize data analytics in performing audit services.
 
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
4+ years’ experience, preferable in Big 4 Public or National Accounting firm, or comparable business experience.
Bachelor’s Degree
 
Preferred qualifications: 
Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:
CISA or similar designation preferred.
Moderate out of town and local travel, estimated at 35% per year.
Ability to work independently and proactively to execute critical tasks, including participation in the planning, execution, administration, reporting and review of all phases of IT and integrated audits, business risk identification, audit program development and execution, audit observation discussion and development, and interaction with key management associates.
Demonstrate leadership characteristics (i.e., diplomacy, decisiveness, assertiveness, cooperativeness).
Rapidly assimilate and apply new knowledge in areas such as: general business, transaction processing industry, financial accounting, business writing and presentations, business risk and mitigation techniques, and Client businesses and practices.
Advanced ability in analyzing risk and designing efficient control practices to minimize risk.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Facilitate teamwork by contributing to team efforts, sharing responsibility for team results and exhibiting a positive attitude.
Data analytics experience preferred.
Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities, compare data from different sources to draw conclusions.
Effectively identify and explain root causes.
Use effective and efficient approaches for choosing a course of action; take action that is consistent with available facts.
Clearly convey information and ideas in a manner that helps the target audience to understand and retain information.
All written narratives are presented in a logical, clear and grammatically correct manner.
Employ active listening and respond effectively to directions.
Support departmental goals by prioritizing work effectively and efficiently. Utilize resources to facilitate the timely and efficient completion of audits.
Ability to either effectively lead an audit or work as a key contributor in an effort to accomplish the objectives for an area that is not your expertise.
Adjust quickly and effectively to work with new processes, people and cultures.
Actively volunteer for and participate in audits/projects and proactively contribute suggestions and solutions to resolve issues.
In doing this, the associate should keep an open mind about the ideas and suggestions of fellow associates and adhere to the needs and goals of the team.
 
Our client is a leading financial organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.