IT Audit Supervisor � IT Operations Audit

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/26/17
Mc Lean, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/26/17

Position Overview

The Supervisor will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and a trusted advisor on IT Operations matters and execute IT operations audits /process reviews. This role will be part of our established Information Systems Audit (ISA) team and help to continue to refine our approach to auditing information and technology risk in a fast-paced environment. The Supervisor will typically work with other ISA Supervisors and Managers across the team to consult on scoping audit reviews, design and execute testing procedures to assess IT operations processes and technologies, and advise on potential risks and control weaknesses.
The Supervisor will evaluate and improve IT operations practices, with exposure to a wide variety of topics andtechnologies. This individual will have the opportunity to interact with senior management across the company and influence improvements in the company’s mitigation of information andtechnologyrisks. S/he will regularly interact with senior management on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers, requiring the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from,others in sensitive situations, without damage to relationship.

Responsibilities include:
* Identifying deficiencies in the design, operating effectiveness of controls and providing recommendations
* Confidently communicating findings and audit needs to the client and Internal Audit management
* Drafting final reports and participating in the reporting process
* Developing efficient testing procedures and providing testing guidance to team members
* Conducting testing of assigned controls and producing well-written work papers
* Leading various internal meetings and client status meetings
* Providing useful performance feedback to more junior staff
* Coaching and mentoring as well as reviewing the work of more junior IT auditors
* Providing clear and concise documentation
* Working independently with limited supervision


* Minimum of 6 years of relevant IT and management experience to include at least four years of IT auditing experience in a large company or auditing firm, preferably within the financial services industry
* Bachelor’s degree in Auditing, Management of Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Accounting with a focus on Accounting Systems or related discipline
* Sound technical knowledge covering multiple IT audit areas, specially the ones related to Operations (e.g., operating systems management, database management, mainframe, networks, web infrastructure, production monitoring, etc.)
* Experienced in planning and executing risk-based IT audits
* Outstanding people, organizational as well as written and oral communication skills
* Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley and COBIT and strong analytical skills
* Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as independently
* Ability to think tactically and strategically while relating highly technical concepts to management
* CISA certification


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