Responsible for independently leading standard audit projects. Participates in planning and conducting IT, compliance and financial audits, projects and analyses.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs limited testing verifying the effectiveness of established processes and procedures; confirms audit findings/observations identified through detailed testing.
Ensures the Company program meets regulatory, contractual and company -mandated standards. Participates on various line of business (LOB) operational projects.
Performs workpaper review of completed workbooks and provides feedback and guidance to audit staff. Submits completed workbooks to management for final review and approval.
Conducts client interviews/discussions to plan, coordinate, and schedule audit activities with audit clients.
Determines their availability to conduct testing and schedules various audit resources to perform testing. This also involves overseeing external vendor resources for international assignments.
Determines areas to test based on established criteria using the department risk assessment template while ensuring that the effectiveness of internal controls are in compliance with mandated standards.
Prepares the final assessment/aggregation of audit results. Summarizes results of testing and provides recommendations to management.
Provides guidance to staff members on audit and special projects through knowledge sharing and assistance with task assignments, while fostering a strong team environment.
Interprets policies and procedures and applies professional accounting and auditing principles and standards to test and evaluate complex financial records and operational systems. Designs audit programs that adequately address risk and compliance with Company standards and relevant regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be responsible for providing formal supervisory responsibilities to staff as required. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team. Leads project teams and/or plans and supervises assignments of lower level employees. May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit, group and/or project team.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, software engineering, management information system, information security or a related field. 4+ years of external/internal audit experience and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures. Real Estate experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
At least one of the following professional certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Ethical Hacking or other similar certification.
Ability to apply excellent written and verbal communication skills to accurately explain/report activity to IT and business management. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues and work collaboratively with business partners, key employees, top management, and client groups on various projects.
Demonstrated ability to establish and cultivate business relationships with senior management and work in partnership with business leaders to strengthen governance, risk and control environments.
Knowledge of commonly used internal IT risk and control frameworks and standards, including Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT), ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), CIS, etc. Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance, in particular the technology implications and requirements. Familiarity with the software development life cycle (SDLC), system implementation, system operations and administration, change and problem management, logical security and related risks and controls. Interest and ability to stay abreast of and understand new/emerging and complex technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic process automation, internet of things, etc.) and processes (e.g., Agile, Kanban, Scrum, DevSecOps, etc.) and effective assessment of risks, controls and deficiencies.
Knowledgeable of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. Advanced analytical and quantitative skills. Ability to analyze the most complex IT and business data and develop innovative solutions. Able to forecast and prepare budgets.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex IT and business (e.g., financial/accounting) information, transactions and principles. Ability to independently research complex IT and business transactions/issues. Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple concurrent assignments. Willingness and flexibility to travel (domestic and international). Advanced knowledge of computer-based risks and controls and skills in the use of computers in conducting audit activities. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook). Knowledge and proficiency with Teammate, ServiceNow, IDEA and similar audit software is preferred.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Internal Number: 19019229
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